Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Association, Inc.
An All-Volunteer Program Serving Central PA Since 1985
CATRA is located just off I-81 at the Grantville exit (#80), 8/10 of a mile from Penn National Racecourse & Hollywood Casino in Grantville, Pennsylvania, USA.
Volunteers needed! Please call 717-919-4587.
HME Clinics Application
May 20-Wed.-7pm-8:30-Introduction to mini horses
May 30-Sat. - 7pm-8:30-Communicating w/horses
June 3- Wed.-7pm-8:30-Fun with miniature horses
Jun. 17-Wed.-7pm-8:30-Working horses in hand
July 8- Wed.-7pm-8:30-Prepare horse for obstacles
July 22-Wed.-7pm-8:30-Leading, Lunging, Long-Lining
Aug. 5- Wed.-7pm-8:30-Preparing the Horse to Drive
Sept. 9- Wed.-7pm-8:30-Working with minis
Oct. 11- Sun.-7pm-8:30-Building Stronger Relationships
Nov. 15-Sun.-7pm- 8:30-Simple steps to successMay 6 - HME Workshop -7pm - 8:30pm - Ground Work Skills
Please sign up for the HighMark Walk to benefit CATRA, which will take place on May 16. If you submit donations for this event, please note what it is for on your check or envelope. Thank you.
The CATRA 30th Anniversary Reunion Celebration dinner will be held on Friday, June 12, 2015, 6:00-10:00 pm, at Best Western Premier the Central Hotel, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg PA 17111. Adult tickets are $25 through April 30. Tickets will be on sale from May 1 to June 1 for $30 each. Buy your tickets now. We want to see you there.
PS - We need to know your meal choices!
Try these workshops!
June 9-11, 9 am to 12:30 pm
Get an application here.
& Visual Arts Workshop
Get an application here.
Line Dance Rehearsals May 3, 10, 17, and 30. Open Auditions for ages 25 years and under will be held at the East Hanover Township Building from 7pm to 8:30pm on May 3 and May 10. Please call 717-919-4587 for more information. The show will be held on June 7.
A note from the Chief
Ben Nolt, president
Memories of Judd
Please support Judd's Kids.
The CATRA Menagerie
The fuzzy critters that make life worth living
The CATRA Wish List
What we need to keep providing services
The General Information Page
Articles about Therapeutic Riding, links to other resources
Please patronize our supporters.
CATRA Benefit Summer Fun Horse Shows
Please plan to attend.
Help CATRA help others! In addition to therapeutic horseback riding, we provide many opportunities:
--Working with animals, large and small
--Working with people who like animals
--Character-building for young people
--Equal opportunities for all
--Horse shows & events
--Family parties & picnics
--Community service opportunities
We'd love to meet you! Come on out for a visit. You'll be glad you did.