Wish Upon a Horse

Set in the beautiful surroundings of Lawton Stables on Hilton Head Island, SC, Wish Upon a Horse Therapeutic Riding Center is a non-profit organization serving children and adults with special needs in the Hilton Head area of Beaufort County, South Carolina. We welcome individuals from the local community as well as visitors and their families seeking to combine the equine assisted learning experience with other amenities Hilton Head has to offer.  Wish Upon a Horse hopes to enhance the well-being, both mentally and physically, of our participants by providing a safe, therapeutic and fulfilling activity.


- Lessons are available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays (Tuesday-Friday during the summer months)
- Lessons are typically offered in a group format and riders are paired with other riders of similar age and skill-level
- WUAH runs three 8-week sessions throughout the academic year in conjunction with the public school system in the fall, winter and spring
- Individual lessons in the summer may be arranged for visitors to the island

New participants must complete the application forms available on the website and meet our head instructor. Please apply at least two weeks in advance of your visit.

We rely on your donations. Please visit our website to donate, or call us at (843) 671-2586 for more information.