Restructuring Brings New CEO To The Vinceremos

The Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center has announced a restructuring to accommodate the growth that the local nonprofit has experienced in recent years.

As a nonprofit that operates with a relatively small but dedicated professional staff, the organization’s board recently assessed the changes needed to move forward with Vinceremos’ mission of providing equine-based therapy and training.

Founder Ruth Menor, previously the executive director, will now hold the newly created position of chief programs officer.

This new position allows Menor, one of 50 master PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) instructors in the United States, to more fully pursue her passion of creating innovative programs and to work directly with clients and their families.

Adding to the organization, Vinceremos has appointed William Carter as its first chief executive officer to handle the business end of the operation.

Carter comes from the Boys & Girls Club of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Va., and is returning to Florida, where he raised his family. During that time, Carter was affiliated with the Boys & Girls Club locally.

Vinceremos provides equine-based therapy to help hundreds of clients conquer challenges associated with their disabilities. The nonprofit serves children and adults with developmental, physical and psychological disabilities in its dynamic “stable” environment.

The support from local individuals, businesses and foundations has allowed Vinceremos to both adapt and expand to better serve its clients. A recently completed covered arena allows Vinceremos to serve more clients in varied weather conditions throughout the year. A new barn is well underway, with an anticipated opening soon.

The Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center is located at 13300 6th Court North in Loxahatchee Groves. For more information, call (561) 792-9900 or visit

ABOVE: Vinceremos founder Ruth Menor works with a client.