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The JoyRide Team is the engine behind “making the impossible possible” for our clients. The staff is a caring group invested in the success of the clients and horses, and they use the highest levels of professionalism in their work. Riding instructors are certified through PATH Intl. as Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructors (CTRI). Our day program instructors come from a variety of backgrounds, and provide high quality instruction to all their clients.


We currently have openings for the following positions:

Physical Therapist: (for complete details click here)

Support JoyRide Center’s mission and values by supporting the Physical Therapy Coordinator in maintaining, and implementing a physical therapy program for qualifying JoyRide Center clients.

This is a full-time, salaried position of approximately 40 hours/week, 52 weeks per year


Education: Appropriate masters level degree as a Physical Therapist or higher

Licensure: Texas Physical Therapy License required

Certification: American Hippotherapy Association Registered level preferred

Certified by PATH Intl as a Certified, Advanced or Master level therapeutic riding instructor preferred

Current 1st aid and CPR certification


  1. Minimum of 1-year experience providing physical therapy services, ideally in pediatrics preferred

  2. Experience providing physical therapy services that utilizes equine movement preferred

  3. Experience teaching therapeutic riding services preferred

  4. Experience working in a team setting including clients and their families, other instructors, therapists, administrative personnel, volunteers, and donors

  5. Experienced horse person preferred

Special Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Able to ride at an advanced beginner level (walk, trot) preferred

  2. Understand and recognize the special requirements and training needs of horses used in therapeutic riding

  3. Familiarity with a variety of disabilities and their relationship with the movement of a horse


We are seeking interns for our Teaching Assistant, Marketing, PATH CTRI certification, and Equine Assistant. Please apply, or email for more information. 

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