The Herd

The horses at Heartland Therapeutic Riding are very special. They are chosen for their temperament, movement and size. Then spend several weeks in training and desensitization activities before entering programs. Our horses provide our riders with freedom, confidence and an unequaled emotional bond.


Being a therapeutic riding horse is not an easy job. Our horses provide over 2,500 rides a year. They receive lots of big hugs from grateful riders and volunteers but it takes more than love to keep horses healthy and happy. It takes food, veterinary care, shoes and hoof care, chiropractic visits, shelter upkeep and more. And those things require money. 


Consider sponsoring a horse to help with the cost of their care.

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Our Horse Sponsors

  • All Creatures Chiropractic, Inc.
  • In Memory of Heather Clark
  • The Deramus Foundation
  • Maura and Gavin Fahey
  • Bob and Gina Hovey
  • J.A. Lillig Excavating, Inc.
  • Mid-American Saddlebred Horses
  • Skip and Karen Peavey
  • Margi and Keith Pence
  • Plaza Catering
  • Eva, Mari and Joni Roeseler
  • The Rose Family
  • John and Melissa Scher
  • Grant and Kymari Smith
  • Arthur and Barbara Stern
  • Janice and Jim Thome
  • The Woodworth Family