Welcome to Forward Stride

A PATH International Premier Accredited Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Founded in 2003, Forward Stride is dedicated to improving lives through equine-assisted activities and therapies.

  • Our inclusive Riding Program helps children and adults of all abilities develop horsemanship skills, fitness, and self-confidence.
  • Our Rehabilitation Services offers people of all ages sessions with licensed physical, speech, and occupational therapists who specialize in using equine movement as a treatment tool in integrated treatment plans.
  • Our Veterans Program offers military veterans opportunities to participate in therapeutic riding and other activities at the barn.
  • Our Volunteer Program provides many ways to support Forward Stride, learn a lot, and be part of our community through helping with horse care, in therapy sessions, with facility projects, and more.
Kathy Kelly Region 9

Come spend the day with us! Help us celebrate all our amazing clients by honoring all the hard work they do to grow and improve through equine assisted activities and therapies!

Making a Difference

Evan's Story...

Our sweet and special four-year-old son, Evan, faced broad developmental challenges stemming from congenital heart disease... We were intrigued and impressed by the diverse range of programs that Forward Stride offers to all ages and abilities. And we thought that combining Evan's enduring love for animals and his desire for fun with his therapies was worth a shot. We were so right!

"Forward Stride has become a sanctuary of sorts for our entire family, giving us fresh air and an idyllic setting, along with developmental growth, healing, and hope."
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