"It's a great way to grow up, you have to learn responsibility, be an athlete to ride," said Fergus-Watson.
Fergus-Watson said anyone can benefit from riding.
"It's a very therapeutic thing for people with disabilities that need to learn rhythm and balance, riding a horse can help them do that, said Fergus-Watson.
Riding for a purpose.
"Everyday it is something new that you learn from them, they teach you," said O'Rourke.
If you are interested in riding, helping a good cause, or just want to get some more information, you can head out to the Four Rivers Sport Horse Center. They are hosting an open house Saturday, June 4th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Owner of Four Rivers Sport Horse Center Jill Love encourages everyone to come out to the event.