“I love riding! It gives me a challenge.”

“When I ride my disability disappears and I am like everybody else.”

“I can do it!”




“With the help of the compassion of the staff, as well as the eagerness of the volunteers, has improved my son’s physical abilities as well as built confidence, strength, and independence.”

“I was determined that my child was going to have a great life.”

“My daughter is proud to tell everyone she meets how she can ride horses. I am so grateful she has this opportunity and continues to thrive.”


“I love to watch them grow on the horses. The parents are thrilled with the child responds.”

“I love to watch their spirit and motivation. Everyday is a new miracle.”

“After retirement, it gave me back my life.”



“Whenever I see a rider smile, I know I have done something right.”

“We focus on their gifts and are rewarded by their progress.”

“Our Stirrups ‘n Strides “family” is a unique combination of individuals, horses, and ponies, working together and believing that anything and everything is possible.”

“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”

–John Wayne