New Heights Therapeutic Riding Center gets New ED

Lisl Blitch Moyer has been appointed the new Executive Director of New Heights Therapeutic Riding Center in Folsom.

Established in 1998, New Heights is a premier, certified Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center, which helps children and adults with physical or emotional disabilities reach ‘new heights’ through the healing power of the horse. Over the past twenty years the therapeutic riding programs have expanded to serve children and adults ages 2-85 with conditions ranging from Cerebral Palsy and brain trauma to paralysis, Autism, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Two of the newer services available are Horses for Heroes (Veterans and First Responders) and Hippotherapy, a type of Equine Therapy prescribed by physicians to help patients recover physical strength and movement.

Moyer’s prior experience includes serving as Director of Marketing for Blitch Knevel Architects in New Orleans, Executive Event Planner for Events of Distinction in Annapolis, and Executive Director of the Texas Restaurant Association-Houston Chapter.  She is a New Orleans native who received her degree in Public Relations/Communications from the American University in Washington, DC.