2014 Horse Show Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Gerry Casserly with the winning ticket 5664 for the $1,000 raffle! Thanks to everyone who helped make this years drawing a success.

Race for the Apples

The Race for the Apples has crossed the finish line! First place goes to Scooby Doo, followed by Apollo, Ice, Peter Pan, Captain, Bud, Chance, and Red Rover. Thanks to everyone who participated to help make this the best horse race yet!

Run For the Carrots results: Apollo was first, followed by Scooby then Red Rover, Captain, Chance, Bud, Peter Pan, and Ice

Horsing Around at Special Olympics 2013

Horsing Around at Special Olympics 2013 - Horsefeathers Goes for Gold

Poplar Grove, IL, was popping with excitement when a group from Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding, NFP in Lake Forest made their annual trip for the Illinois Special Olympics. Fifteen riders from Lake and Cook County traveled with their families to compete in Equestrian Events held on October 26 at BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding, in the Bergmann Centre stables.



Hippotherapy - A Horse's Healing Power

Hippotherapy - A Horse's Healing Power


Naperville Sun Eion 2011

One of our riders was featured in an article for the NapervilleSun. Check out the article online.

Boy Scout Crew & Troop 333

Boy Scout Crew & Troop 333
1st Sunday of the month, 4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

4th Annual Rummage Sale

Chicago TribLocal SO 2011

The Chicago TribLocal printed our story on our trip to the Special Olympics of Illinois Equestrian Event on Thursday, September 22, 2011. The full story can be seen online.

ABC 7 News Story 2012

Horsefeathers made the news with a story by ABC 7's reporter Karen Meyers, featuring riders from Keshet enjoying rides with our wonderful horses. Even more compelling than the interview explaining what therapeutic riding is, was the video of these very special riders. The image of the team required for each lesson - horse, leader, instructor, sidewalker, and rider - all working together toward a common goal, is powerful, and all of us at Horsefeathers are grateful to ABC 7 for telling our story.

WGN Morning News

WGN Morning news was kind enough to do a segment on some of our riders. You can see the video on their website.

The Rainbow Bridge – Lynda Vital (1952-2011)

me scatmanEveryone connected with Horsefeathers has been touched by our dear friend Lynda Vital – volunteer extraordinaire, resident artist, seamstress, published author, and jack-of-all-trades creative force. Her ready laugh, irreverent wit, generous spirit, and boundless good will graced Horsefeathers through good times and hard times, sustaining horses and humans alike.

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