Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
The Show Place Arena & Prince George's Equestrian Center
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The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission sponsors the Progressive Equestrian Therapeutic Services, Inc. (PETS) program at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center. Administered by volunteers, PETS is accredited by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International. From April through September, PETS volunteers provide skill-based riding and horsemanship lessons to youth and adults with disabilities who reside in Prince George’s County free of charge. The lessons culminate in the Annual Rider Show-off Event where students demonstrate their skills for friends and family. For more information on PETS, to register for the program or learn how to volunteer and support their work, visit or call 301-627-4308.