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Thorncroft Equestrian Center

Save the Date!



Save the Date!

Join us for the 30th Annual Victory Gallop.

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March 2015 - Schooling Dressage Show and Combined Test

Thorncroft Equestrian Center
Schooling Dressage Show & Combined Test
for the benefit of Thorncroft
March 22, 2015
Judge: Lauren Annett
Opens: February 6, Closing March 13

  • Show location: Thorncroft Equestrian Canter, 190 Line Rd., Malvern, PA 19355. 
  • Warm-up and Dressage INDOORS on sand/rubber footing; CT indoor sand ring. 
  • $25.00/ Dressage Test; $50/ Combined Test Division. Entries must be postmarked by closing date. 
  • Ride times will be posted on Thorncroft’s website, www.thorncroft.org the Thursday before the show 
  • click here for prizelist and entry

David Ziegler Clinic


Sunday March 15, 2015 - $60
Clinic closes Monday March 9, 2015 
Times to be posted Thursday March 13.


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click here for registration form 


2015 Summer Camp


Summer Camp Sessions Fill Quickly!

We encourage you to register as soon as possible.  Click here for brochure and registration form.


Support Thorncroft!

thorncroftFall2014Since 1969 Thorncroft has provided a safe haven for children and adults with and without special needs. The Farm now includes 70 acres of open space, a conference center, office space and two beautiful indoor arenas... but the work does not stop there.

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"As Way Opens" - by Ellie Schneidman



"As Way Opens" - the story of Thorncroft.  45 years of history told in wonderful pictures and stories.

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A Bird's Eye View of Thorncroft!


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Thorncroft Equestrian Center

190 Line Road
Malvern, PA  19355
610.644.9342 (fax)


When using GPS enter 190 Line Road which is NOT Township Line Road

Founded in 1969

Thorncroft welcomes students of all ages. Our 70 acre farm, now under an open space easement, is open and here to enjoy. Private and group lessons are individually geared towards the ability and goals of the rider. Horsemanship is taught on the flat and over fences in either of our 2 indoor arenas, the outdoor arena or cross country course; trails around the Farm are available for riders to enjoy the surrounding countryside.

Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: closed

Inclement weather policy: While we do not encourage driving in inclement weather we will always have an instructor available if you choose to attend your lesson. Please call the office 610.644.1963 if you are unable to attend.

Holiday Closings: New Year’s Eve at 5pm, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at 5pm, and Christmas Day

Our mission is to develop the physical and emotional well-being of all people including those with special needs. Thorncroft is committed to personal growth and education in an equestrian environment of respect and love.




We are a 501(c)3 organization.
Tax ID 23-2218431

Job Opportunities at TEC

Instructor Wanted!

Thorncroft is looking for an experienced instructor to teach beginner through intermediate lessons, certified (or willing to get certified) in therapeutic riding a plus! 

Must be able to commit to weekday afternoons and evenings, 3-4 days a week.  Please call 610-644-1963 or email info@thorncroft.org.

Join the staff at TEC
and give back!

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If you know of a sound, kind horse or pony that you think would work well for Thorncroft please give a call. All donations are tax deductible and you can be assured that your special gift will be well taken care of and loved by many.

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