About Us

The organizational intent and mission of Great Strides of Northeast Iowa is to provide the therapeutic benefits of horseback riding to individuals with disabilities in Decorah, Iowa, and surrounding communities. Great Strides, formed in 1997, is a nonprofit, tax exempt organization and an affiliate member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH).

Board of Directors

     Carmen Quandahl, President

     Brian Malaise, Vice-President

     Lissa Blake, Secretary

     Neri Greenlee, Treasurer

     Bridget Casper

     Barb Kellogg

     Judy Drenth

     Cosette Goetsch

     Patti Brice

     Jay Dibble

     Ed Louden

Riding Instructor

     Tom Shroyer

Volunteer Therapists

     Leslie Sand

     Sandy Larson

     Ryan Burras

Program Coordinator

     Eunice Veeder