Reins of Life, Inc.



Reins of Life, Inc.
55200 Quince Road
South Bend IN 46619
574-232-0853

Tax ID/EIN: 31-0945572
Year Founded: 1978
Last Updated 2011-06-14

Public Charity


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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Public Service

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care of horses to provide its services.


Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
To improve the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted therapy. The vision of Reins of Life drives every program and is three-fold: To promote the mental, physical, emotional, and social growth of all involved in the program; To educate the community regarding the benefits of riding as therapy, and the abilities of children and adults with disabilities; and To improve the attitudes of society toward persons with disabilities.


Volunteer Opportunities


Therapeutic Riding Leaders And Sidewalkers
Minimum Age: 13
Class volunteers needed. Sign up for 1 class or several. Minimum time requirement: 1 1/2 hours/week. Sidewalk with riders. No experience necessary. Training provided. Be a horse leader if experienced with horses. Fall session dates: 8-23 through 10-16. Classes Monday - Thursday & Saturday mornings.

Horse Feeders - A.M. Or P.M.
Minimum Age: 13
Need volunteers to feed horses once a week at our Michigan City and South Bend centers. Time required: approximately 2 hours/feeding. Some horse experience preferable but not required. Training provided.

Wish List Items


Nylon Trailer Ties - 25

Canvas Hay Bags

Laminator Film
18" wide

Sticky-back Velcro

Lysol Spray & Wipes

Kleenex