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Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding, NFP.

1181 Riverwoods
Lake Forest IL 60045

Tax ID/EIN: 26-3797793
Year Founded: 2008
Last Updated 2011-01-04

Public Charity

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

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

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 and shelter of horses.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Provide special needs individuals the opportunity to enhance their quality of life through a horsemanship program directed by NARHA-certified riding instructors and hippotherapy by licensed therapists. Provide life skills through vocational programs encompassing all aspects of agricultural life. Utilize rescued horses whose temperament allows them a meaningful second career.

Volunteer Opportunities

We need volunteers to help care for our horses as well as assist with hippotherapy and therapeutic riding sessions. Horse experience is a plus but not needed We also have non horse related tasks such as office tasks, mailings, cleaning, reception, caring for tack, laundry, arena maintenance, special events and field trips, marketing and publishing, fund raising

GroupVocational Training/ Volunteering
We encourage special needs groups and individuals to help out for a great cause. We assign specific tasks based on group ability. We have groups that range from proving and feeding treats to the horses, cleaning water buckets and helmets, to building arena games and painting. We can find a job for everyone to build and contribute their skills.

Wish List Items

Horsefeathers Wish List
Horse Sponsors
Rider Sponsors

Horses and Ponies

Servicable Tack:

English Saddles and bridles

leather halters horse and pony

lead ropes

Therapeutic back pads/gel pads

Fuzzy girths 54-40

Horse boots front and rear

Waterproof blankets and sheets

Stable sheets and blankets in sizes 82,76 ,78 ,74, 64 & 60 or something close

ASTM/SEI Certified Helmets all sizes XS-XL

Office Supplies HP Ink C9364 98



A facility with stalls and indoor arena

10 Acres of land for program