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UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.

Founded in 1992 by Edie Loeb-Tomasko with two riders and a borrowed horse, UpReach sits on 96 beautiful acres in rural Goffstown, NH.  We have grown to serve approximately 125-150 individuals in varied programming, with 16 equine partners, 6 full-time and 2 part-time staff, and over 120 active volunteers!!

Mission: UpReach is a 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to inspiring hope, fostering independence and improving the physical, emotional, and psychological well-being of individuals with and without disabilities by partnering with the power of the horse.

Vision: Through providing high quality equine assisted learning programs, UpReach strives towards excellence in its field.  With the help of our equine friends, we are dedicated to enhancing quality of life for those we serve, by providing challenge, promoting independence, and celebrating success.


What's New!

Volunteer Training

Start horsin' around, UpReach needs you! Seeking volunteers ages 14 and older to help out in the barn and/or act as leaders and side walkers in therapeutic riding and driving lessons. Lesson volunteers must complete training and are needed in hour long time slots Monday - Friday. Barn volunteers do not need to take UpReach volunteer training but must attend Taking The Lead. If you wish to handle horses in any capacity, you must attend Taking the Lead.

UpReach Volunteer Training Dates: Attendance is required for anyone volunteering in therapeutic riding/driving lessons.

  • Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 1-4 pm
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 6-9 pm
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 1-4 pm
  • Saturday, June 21, 2017, from 6-9 pm
Taking The Lead Training Dates: Attendance is required for anyone handling horses in any capacity
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 6-7:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 10:30am-12 pm
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017, from 6-7:30 pm
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 10:30-12 pm
  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 6-7:30 pm
To sign up, please contact Liz Devine, Volunteer Coordinator via (603) 497-2343 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


UpReach is proud to be a PATH International Premier Accredited Center