Recently renovated with a grant from the Daniel F. and Ada B. Rice Foundation, the Rice House, located on the property next to the main facility, is used for art therapy, socialization and learning life skills.
Our horses live in 12 x 12 stalls with sponsored dutch doors that remain open in warm weather. They enjoy daily turnout with their friends in large outdoor pastures. Our spring fed lake is great for sensory activities such as fishing and boating. We also have trails for riding, scavenger hunts, and nature activities.
Equestrian Connection is located on a ten-acre parcel in unincorporated Lake County. In 2005, with the help of sponsors, we constructed a 26,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility dedicated exclusively to equine therapy and caring for those with special needs. We are able to offer year-round equine therapy in our 16,000 square foot indoor heated arena, filled with therapeutic games and activities. Our families and caregivers can view the arena through large windows located in our comfortable viewing room.
Many other improvements to our site have been completed with the help of local Eagle Scouts. These include a wheelchair accessible walk to the lake, a floating dock, and new outdoor stalls.