Promoting Physical & Mental Health Through Equine Therapy

Annually helping over 200 physically, emotionally and cognitively challenged children, teens and adults throughout Northeastern Wisconsin and beyond.
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A Different Level of Connection

Our staff and volunteers know the human-horse bond provides a unique therapeutic value. This knowledge fuels our commitment to bettering the lives of people of all abilities through the healing power of horses.

Our mission is to better the lives of people of all abilities through equine therapy, and we’d love to answer any questions you may have.

Our Services

Hippotherapy

Occupational and Physical therapy incorporating the horse into treatment is called Hippotherapy. Hippotherapy is 1:1 individualized treatment by a licensed clinician with advanced knowledge in the use of the horse’s movement to influence the cognitive, sensory and neuro-motor systems of the rider.
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Adaptive Riding

Adaptive riding is offered in a group format and is supervised by a PATH-certified therapeutic riding instructor. Riders are stimulated and challenged by the sensory motor input from the horse while working on tasks that align with their abilities, goals, and interests.
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Equine-Experiential Therapy

Taking the lead is primarily an “off horse” equine-assisted learning program where individuals, peer groups, families, and corporate groups can work on communication skills, problem solving, team building, and leadership skills.
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How You Can Help?

For over 20 years, Exceptional Equestrians has been impacting the lives of thousands of youth, teens, and adults. Our mission to better the lives of people of all abilities through the healing power of horses could not be possible without the generosity of our community. Your monetary gift or vehicle donation will help youth, teens, and adults the ability to “experience the exceptional”. 

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August 30th to September 6th

Exceptional Equestrians will be closed the week of August 30th and also closed Monday, September 6th in observance of Labor Day. Services will resume Tuesday, September 7th.
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