Lake Forest IL 60045
Tax ID/EIN: 26-3797793
Year Founded: 2008
Last Updated 2011-01-04
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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.
VolunteersWe 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/ VolunteeringWe 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.
Horsefeathers Wish ListHorse Sponsors
Horses and Ponies
English Saddles and bridles
leather halters horse and pony
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