Rider on Dixie with helpers

Welcome to Simple Changes

Our mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities, their families and community through exceptional programs, especially equine assisted activities.  We are located in Northern Virginia.


Thanks to your support, Simple Changes is able to serve our community. Your donations make it possible.

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Please join us for the 2nd Annual Hippo Run for Hippotherapy 5K Fun Run/Walk, to be held September 17, 2017! Enjoy the beautiful trails surrounding the BLM’s Meadowood property while supporting the riders of Simple Changes. Click here to learn more and register – we can’t wait to see you!

***Online registration is now closed but you can still register on-site! Check-in/on-site registration will begin at 9:30 AM.***


Simple Changes rider, Madeline Porth, promoted therapeutic riding at Youth Day at the General Assembly in Richmond on February 21, 2017. Madeline even spoke with Governor McAuliffe for awhile!

Madeline in Richmond with a large group of people, 2 stallions and a mini horse.