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Program Details


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

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

Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 3 to 70

Membership Fees
  • Fee to participate in the Program : Limited funds have been donated to assist in cases of financial need. Students may apply for assistance by contacting the office or by submitting a letter of request prior to the desired registration deadline. The letter is to include the amount the student is able to pay and the amount of assistance requested. No scholarship moneys are available for the annual registration fee.

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: No

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


Located in Stoughton, Wisconsin, Three Gaits, Inc., is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to provide an effective therapeutic horsemanship program for children, youth, and adults with disabilities.

Therapeutic horsemanship uses equine oriented activities to promote and enhance the development of each rider's cognitive, physical, and communicative abilities, and positive self-esteem. Three Gaits strives to serve all interested individuals within Dane County Wisconsin and the surrounding area.

Program fees

Extensive fund raising allows Three Gaits to charge moderate fees for therapeutic riding lessons ($30.00 annual registration, $35.00 per hour or $20.00 per half-hour) and for hippotherapy sessions ($45.00). Fees may be paid in installments: half may be paid during the first week of lessons and the remainder due to prior to the end of each session. Payment in full is requested by the end of the session.