Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association

CATRA, the Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association, is a nonprofit organization providing recreational and therapeutic horseback riding to physically- and mentally-challenged people of all ages.

The Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association (CATRA), located in Grantville, PA and founded by Ben and Shirley Nolt, began offering therapeutic riding in the Fall of 1985. Today, CATRA works with a wide variety of riders ranging from 12 months through senior citizens. Riders from seven local counties and beyond participate on a weekly basis. CATRA’s therapeutic riding program operates on a trimester basis with classes beginning in January, May, and late September.

Contact Information

P.O. Box 339
Grantville, PA 17028


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