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Jonathan Dickinson State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Guided Horseback Riding

In order to participate in this program, one must:

  • Be able to manage all personal care and mobility independently or with the assistance of a companion who accompanies the participant.
  • Be able to maintain a quiet demeanor.
  • Riders under 16 years of age must have the ability to wear a provided safety helmet.
  • Must wear closed-toe protective footwear.
  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to mount and dismount the horse independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to remain in a seated and balanced position while on the horse independently.
  • Must have the ability to direct the horse’s speed and direction of travel independently.
  • Be less than 250 pounds.
  • Be four feet in height or taller.
  • Be six (6) years of age or older.