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Community Foundation Grants Awarded

We are honored to have been selected! “25 for 25” recipient organizations were recognized Tuesday evening at the Community Foundation’s George L. Ruder Forum at the Grand Theater in downtown Wausau. Diane Abitz, Executive Director of Stable Hands Equine Therapy Center- Front row, 2nd from...

Team focus: Paige and Therapy Pony “Whisper”

Paige is 8 years old and has Cerebral Palsy. She has a smile that lights up the room!   Paige  really enjoys riding and equine activities, assisted by her personal team.  Riding helps strengthen her muscles and also improves balance and coordination. Little Whisper the pony (from Midwest Horse Welfare...

September Classes

For our September 8th and 9th sessions- despite a little rain classes went very well.   Instructor Angela Fredrickson makes sessions challenging and fun for riders.  The lesson included riding skills, following directions and game activities.  Thanks to all who made it such a positive experience!

Our Field of Dreams

“Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further.” -Thomas Carlyle. It’s not there yet…but we see an indoor arena that will allow us to hold lessons for our special needs clients when the weather is bad and after dark. We see an indoor arena that...

How Great to Have Lessons at Our New Home!

We had weekend lessons again with  instructor Angela and are so very happy to be in operation.    What a great reunion with students’ families that we hadn’t seen for awhile.  We welcomed returning volunteers and a great group of new ones.  We have 6 instructors in training that will...

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