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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Horseback Riding
Building Access
  • Meets ADA standards
  • Accessible areas of building: Front Desk/ Reception Area, Parking Area, Ramps

Staff Training and Certification
  • Staff Training: Yes
  • Staff Certification:Occupational Therapy/ OT Assistant, NARHA Certified Riding Instructors

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 2 to 70

Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive equipment available
    Devonshire boots, surcingles

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Adjusted/ Sliding fee scale and discounts are available.

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Free S.P.I.R.I.T. Riders, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of children and adults with disabilities from Fond du Lac and the surrounding area through safe, therapeutic interaction with horses.

Any interested individual or person with physical, cognitive, emotional, or social disabilities is encouraged to join the program. Approval by both a parent/ quardian and also a physiciain is required.

Free S.P.I.R.I.T. Riders uses a variety of horse related games and activities, not just riding, in order to serve the needs of as many individuals as possible. All activities are supervised by trained instructors and volunteers, with the students' safety and well-being as the top priority!

Free S.P.I.R.I.T. Riders complies with safety standards and operating criteria established by the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA). Intructors are NARHA certified to ensure the best in education and instruction for the students.