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ORGANIZATION: BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center

  • 28 people are interested

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About BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center


7319 Maxon Rd., Harvard, IL 60033, US

Mission Statement

To provide equine-assisted activities and therapies with teams of expert staff, dedicated volunteers and therapy horses at multiple safe and caring facilities. In addition to serving children and adults, BraveHearts provides innovative services to meet the needs of our military veterans and their families. By utilizing a faculty of national experts, BraveHearts is a center of excellence within the therapeutic industry through its unique efforts in programming, education and research.


BraveHearts is proud to be recognized as a Premier Accredited Center with PATH, Intl at both the Harvard and Poplar Grove locations.

BraveHearts provides therapeutic horseback riding, hippotherapy, therapeutic carriage driving, foundation horsemanship, a large and comprehensive program for military veterans and Gold Star families and retreats. It is currently the largest veterans' therapeutic riding program in the nation.

Therapeutic riding has provided social, educational, and recreational opportunities to individuals with disabilities for more than a century. This unique form of therapy utilizes the special bond between humans and horses, and benefits students of all ability levels both inside and out.

Therapeutic riding encourages improvements in:

  • strength, balance and range of motion
  • posture
  • self esteem
  • cognition
  • independence


BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding and Educational Center
7319 Maxon Road
Harvard, IL. 60033

BraveHearts at the Bergmann Centre
4950 Illinois Route 173
Poplar Grove, IL. 61065


Children & Youth
Veterans & Military Families
Animals, Children & Youth, Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


4950 Route 173Poplar Grove, IL 61065



  • Child Development
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Equestrian
  • Family Therapy


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training

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