13620 Halleluiah Trail
Elbert, CO 80106
Phone: (719) 495-3908
Fax: (719) 494-1689
WHAT IS PPTRC?PPTRC, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the oldest, largest and the only PATH premier accredited center in southern Colorado. In the beginning, PPTRC provided Therapeutic Riding until they entered a relationship with Memorial Health System to implement a Hippotherapy program. Every year, PPTRC’s number of participants has grown. Due to the increasing demand, a partnership was created with the Pikes Peak Range Riders in 2004 to move PPTRC to the Latigo Heritage Center in Elbert, Colorado.
With more space, the programming has continued to grow. In 2008, PPTRC implemented a Horses for Heroes program which provides equine assisted activities to our local military. Most recently, PPTRC has implemented Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy services into their weekly schedule. The benefits of equine assisted activities and therapies are not limited to only physical improvements as many of our clients speak to their cognitive and emotional benefits.
Our classes are goal-oriented to meet the individual’s personal needs. Each client is assessed prior to participation and goals are developed which focus on the physical, cognitive, or mental needs of the client. All of our clients are served through our four specific programs.
PPTRC VALUESAttitude – Approach our mission with a sense of optimism which is strength based and encourages fun at work.
Compassion – Providing a culture of safety, understanding, and ethical treatment of humans and horses engaged in equine assisted activities.
Cooperation and Collaboration – Connecting and partnering with those who share our vision in a mutually beneficial manner.
Excellence – Ensure quality to every task. Work hard and achieve our desired outcomes.
Integrity – Ensure all business practices are based on ethical principles and conducted with transparency.
Professionalism – Attract and retain highly skilled staff dedicated to continued development and growth. Be recognized as progressive leaders in the industry who are enhancing the value and credibility of the industry.
Respect – Revel in the goodness of all people. Appreciate people from different backgrounds and treat all people with dignity. Provide and accept open and honest feedback.
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