Therapeutic Horseback Riding
Individuals with Disabilities

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There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man." Sir Winston Churchill

Our Mission Statement:

   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 in Northeast Iowa and Southeast Minnesota. Great Strides, formed in 1997, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization and a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH).

   Great Strides receives funding through a variety of sources including fund-raising events and contributions from individuals, businesses and other community organizations.
   For information on how you can become a rider or a volunteer, or to make a donation, write to Great Strides, P.O. Box 23, Decorah, IA 52101, Email or phone 563-419-1621.