Tara Nolan Horses

Learning Focused Lessons for Adults

Tara is commited to her community and is involved in several organizations with missions tied to her unique skill sets.  Please visit the websites of any of these organizations to learn more about how you can become involved, too.

Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center

The Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center strives to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities or special needs through equine assisted activities and therapiesAlly and Sarah.

This is Ally and she was one of the first horses I started learning and teaching dressage.  We progressed to Training level and placed 7th in the RMDS.  Ally was not happy doing the canter work required for dressage and is now a favorite Therapeutic Riding Horse.



Capital Sisters

Pair PaceThis organization provides an opportunity to support microlending to women throughout the world.  Please contact me directly for more information.

Riding in a Pair Pace with my mare, Ava, and my fellow Capital Sister, Stephanie with Vegas




 Zonta Pikes Peak

Yellow RoseMission Statement:    To advance the status ofZonta women at my farm women and serve our community through local and international contributions, and to achieve personal and professional growth in a nurturing and supportive environment. 

The Zonta Club of Pikes Peak Area is committed to the equality of all. The Zonta Club of Pikes Peak Area does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation.




Pikes Peak 99s

OUR MISSION --The Ninety-Nines is the internationalTara and Flight Screening Students Nov 2011 organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight.

Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc., International Organization of Women Pilots, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia, fly “for the fun of it!”

Leadership Pikes Peak

Class of 2011


 Military officers

 My Philosophy
 The Book
 Free Resources
 Home Study Courses
 Contact Tara

 "In her groundbreaking book Out of the Saddle: 9 Steps to Improve Your Horseback Riding, Air Force Reserve Lt Col Tara Nolan applies methods used to train military pilots with her holistic, no stone left unturned, journey to successfully ride FEI level dressage.   Want to fast-forward your mastery of the art of riding?  Delve deeply into this book."  Stephanie Boyles, Founder UnbridledRider.com


"As a DO I focus on treating the whole patient not just the symptoms or individual problems.  Tara Nolan does the same thing with this book by looking at the pursuit of excellence in riding as a whole person concept including mental and emotional practice in addition to physically riding."  Dr. Jeanne Wahl, DO WVSOM