Special Troopers Adaptive Riding School (STARS)

Special Troopers Adaptive Riding School (STARS)
33148 K22
Sioux City IA 51108

Physical Address:
33148 K22,Sioux City,IA 51108

Tax ID/EIN: 42-1243616
Year Founded: 1984
Last Updated 2014-04-17

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:
The purpose of the Special Troopers Adaptive Riding School, Inc. is to provide persons with disabilities with an animal-oriented therapeutic, rehabilitative and recreational program that will contribute to their physical and emotional health. STARS utilizes the power of the horse to assist clients of all ages with many varieties of special needs.

Volunteer Opportunities

Lead/Handler During Theraputic Riding Classes
Minimum Age: 14
You walk along side the horses head leading the horse.

Minimum Age: 14
Our flower beds outside the barn are always looking for some TLC. So if you like gardening/weeding we could use some help.

Spotter During Theraputic Riding Classes
Minimum Age: 14
You walk along side the horse & rider, helping the rider(client) when needed.

Wish List Items

Awards For Clients
Each summer we have a horse show where clients get to show off all their hard work. It would wonderful to present them with an award. 10-20 awards would be awesome.

5 New Laptop Computers

2 English Saddles

10 Safety Cones

Salt Blocks

Mineral Blocks

Dewormer For 19 Horses

Indoor Arena
Our equine assisted therapy classes have out grown our current indoor arena(80x60). We really could use an indoor arena almost double that size.