Our Mission: Our Faith enables us to nurture abilities in individuals with special needs.
Equine Dreams is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that provides Therapeutic Equine Assisted Activities dedicated to improving independence and quality of life for individuals living with special needs. Our vision is for all children, adults and veterans living with special needs to have a place to experience life-long learning in order to foster independence, regardless of ability and income.
We are a PATH, Intl. Premier Accredited Center with a PATH faculty higher education member/ Associate Evaluator, Advanced Instructor and Mentor. We have partnered with Waubonsee Community College to develop an Equine Studies 2 year curriculum that ultimately ends in certification as a therapeutic riding instructor. For more information on our 2 year program, click here.
Equine Dreamsis a 501c3 not-for-profit organization which provides therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) to children and adults with special needs. Founded by the Mason Family, and inspired by their son Andrew who has Angelman Syndrome, our program began in 1996 and is today a PATH International Premier Accredited Center and PATH, Intl. Higher Education Member. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for children and adults with special needs. All services are free to our clients. We have a staff of 12 PATH, Intl. Registered Instructors; 1 Advanced, 11 Registered, and mulitple Interns. Our Advanced Instructor is also a PATH, Intl. Associate Evaluator and PATH higher education faculty member.