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Cathy Schmidt ’85 One of Baltimore Sun’s “Women to Watch”

Cathy Schmidt with Horses

The Baltimore Sun recently named Cathy Schmidt ’85 one of its “50 Women to Watch.”

Cathy Schmidt

Cathy is founder and executive director of Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding, an organization in Harford County, Maryland, that uses horses to facilitate physical and mental therapy for people with special needs.

Cathy also involves her horses in services that include visits to nursing homes, hippotherapy (physical therapy on horseback), and equine-assisted psychotherapy.

Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding is currently constructing a new facility on a 40-acre site near Havre de Grace.