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Exceptional Equestrians Partners with Green Bay Mounted Patrol Unit

Exceptional Equestrians becomes official home of the Green Bay Mounted Patrol Unit - Monday, March 6, 2017


Celebrating our Volunteers

Volunteer Banquet & Service Awards - Thursday, January 26, 2017


Exceptional Equestrians Asks for Your Charitable Donation

An Appeal to Friends of Exceptional Equestrians - Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Family and Friends Enjoyed Christmas in the Barn

Annual holiday event featured horse rides and Santa - Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Hippotherapy Helps Max Work Harder

Guest column in Green Bay Press Gazette - Friday, October 21, 2016


Six-year-old Beckett Shares his Story atop a Horse

Post Crescent features hippotherapy rider Beckett Reordink - Friday, October 14, 2016


Exceptional Equestrians Drill Team Captures Hearts at 2nd annual Boots & Bling

Click Below for Video and Photos - Saturday, September 17, 2016

Over 160 supporters attended an evening at the barn Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Exceptional Equestrians. A horseback drill team comprised of Exceptional Equestrians staff, volunteers, and riders entertained guests in the outdoor arena. Inside, guests enjoyed chicken s#!t bingo, live music by Pin Drop Theatre, raffles, auction, and a photo booth. Hobart Firefighters staffed the bar which featured regional craft beers. Read more...

Horse Therapy is Making a Difference in Hobart

WLUK Fox 11 Making a Difference with Emily Deem - Thursday, September 15, 2016


Exceptional Equestrians Welcomes Samantha Berger

Hippotherapy clinician to serve adults and children - Saturday, September 10, 2016


Hundreds Attend 18th Annual Horse Show

WBAY coverage - Saturday, August 27, 2016


Exceptional Riders Shine at 18th Annual Horse Show

NBC 26 Coverage - Saturday, August 27, 2016


Horse Show Stars Equestrians with Special Needs

WLUK Fox 11 Coverage of 18th Annual Horse Show - Saturday, August 27, 2016


Exceptional Equestrians Featured in the Business News

GBACC Member Spotlight - Monday, August 22, 2016


Daddy D Show raises over $2,100 for Exceptional Equestrians

50's Forever - Friday, June 10, 2016

Each year board member Nancy Jacobe organizes a benefit show for Exceptional Equestrians with Daddy D Productions that has raised thousands of charitable dollars. Nancy's work has helped increase community awareness and support. The '50's Hits' variety show June 10th at the Riverside Ballroom had well over 200 attendees. Over $2,100 was raised to support Exceptional Equestrians. Read more...

Exceptional Equestrians Welcomes Kaye Forystek as Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator

- Thursday, May 12, 2016

Kaye will charge Taking the Lead equine assisted learning program, including Girls Rule and Maverick. Read more...

Exceptional Equestrians' Micaela Diedrick is Profiled in the Press

- Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Super fan Micaela gets a feature article by Press-Gazette sports writer. Read more...

Volunteer Banquet & Service Awards

Exceptional Equestrians Celebrates its Volunteers - Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Christmas in the Barn

Families and Friends Attend Christmas Festivities - Tuesday, December 29, 2015


Appeal Promotes Annual Giving

Goal to raise $20,000 to sustain therapy programs and add mounting lift - Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Boots & Bling barn-party fundraiser at Exceptional Equestrians

NBC 26 features Exceptional Equestrians fundraiser on Wisconsin Tonight - Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The community showed its support for Exceptional Equestrians at our annual major fundraiser for 2015, Boots & Bling, September 12th at Exceptional Equestrians. Read more...

Hundreds Enjoy Annual Horse Show

Exceptional riders show off their horse-riding skills at 17th Annual Horse Show - Saturday, August 29, 2015


Women's Fund Awards Grant for Girls Rule

Self-esteem program for early-adolescent girls - Friday, September 19, 2014


Exceptional Riders Entertain Crowds in De Pere

Fox 11 Visits Annual Horse Show - Saturday, August 23, 2014


Exceptional Equestrians Prepares for Horse Show

- Friday, August 22, 2014

Kristyn Allen interviews Lisa Kafka and Donald and Sarah Gillette Read more...

Exceptional Equestrians Giving Children with Disabilities Hope and Freedom

NBC 26 - Thursday, July 3, 2014

Stacy Engebretson features Exceptional Equestrians, with Lisa Kafka, Maddie and her Grandma Mary, and Birgit on NBC 26 Cares. Read more...

Exceptional Equestrians receives $10,000 grant from K.C. Stock Foundation

- Friday, June 6, 2014


Exceptional Equestrians receives $20,000 grant from Cornerstone Foundation of Northeastern Wisconsin, Inc.

- Monday, June 2, 2014


Jentstar launches Yoga for a Cause to help Exceptional Equestrians

- Thursday, May 1, 2014

Catch a yoga class and help kids with special needs. Join us for Yoga for a Cause at Jenstar Yoga, 365 Main Ave. in De Pere Sunday, June 1 at 5:00 p.m. A $10 donation is your admission for a one-hour yoga class. Read more...

Uplifting experience: Exceptional Equestrians provides therapy for kids and adults on horseback

Sheboygan Press - Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Horses have a mystic image to many with their beauty, speed and calmness, and they will almost always bring a smile to a young child\\\'s face. Read more...

More than riding horses: Hippo helps children find their stride

Green Bay Press Gazette - Saturday, August 24, 2013

Great article about Exceptional Equestrians and its clients, and to view a brief video about the summer horse show. Read more...

De Pere man, 63, swims across the bay for kids with disbilities

WTAQ 1360 AM/97.5 FM - Sunday, August 26, 2012

A 63-year-old year De Pere man spent nearly 10 hours swimming across the bay to bring awareness for children with disabilities. Read more...

Everyday Heroes: Rhythmic horse riding rewards kids, teens with needs in Hobart

Kafka finds her niche in therapy - Monday, December 31, 2007


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Annual Appeal

Tuesday, December 2, 2014


Casino Royale Night

Tuesday, March 11, 2014


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