Potbelly's Event 2014

Horsefeathers is having another Potbelly's Event on November 13 from 5-8PM. Come out and join us in supporting riders and ponies alike.

 

 

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.

2014 Spring Fundraiser Donors

Spring 2014 Fundrasier

Horsefeathers Therapeutic Riding Center joined with its friends and volunteers for its Spring Fundraiser at Trax Tavern and Grill in Deerfield. Questcor helped make the event a success with its generous corporate sponsorship. The event featured a silent auction and its annual Run for the Carrots. Some of the auction items included: Anirondack patio chairs, Marco Islands Vacation Package and tickets to various Chicago sporting events. Horsefeathers wishes to thank all of those who attended and provided support in the form of donations for the silent auction and their even more valuable time. The Run for the Carrots was won by Apollo followed by Scooby, and then Red Rover.

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

Fall Fundraiser

Will be held at Elawa Farm on October 11, 2014. More details will come later.

$1,000 Raffle

Our annual raffle for your chance to win the $1,000.00 prize will be running from May through July. The drawing will be held at the end of the final horse show on July 18th. You do not need to be present to win.

4th Annual Rummage Sale

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.

 

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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.

Hippotherapy - A Horse's Healing Power

Hippotherapy - A Horse's Healing Power

2014 Horse Show Season

Horse Show 1 Friday April 11
Horse Show 2 Friday May 16
Horse Show 3 Friday June 20
Horse Show 4 Friday July 18

All horse shows start at 6PM on the day listed above.

A reminder to riders wanting to attend the fall Special Olympics, October 24-26, 2014 All riders must be at least 8 years old and have a cognitive disability. You must place in at least 2 of Horsefeather's horse shows to be eligible to qualify for the Special Olympics. Horsefeather's horse shows will be running through summer.