When we tell people about the mission of Exceptional Equestrians, they can’t help but be inspired, and they almost always ask "How can we help?"

As the only therapy services organization in Northeastern Wisconsin that serves all children and adults with disabilities regardless of their ability to pay, Exceptional Equestrians relies on the financial generosity of individuals, businesses, and charitable organizations.

You can support us in our commitment to help children, teens, and adults with special needs "experience the exceptional" with a gift of any amount


If you have questions about our charitable giving opportunities, please call us at (920) 347-3174 or contact Aaron Geitner at

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We appreciate gifts of any amount. A gift to Exceptional Equestrians is a wonderful way to honor a loved one. Make a donation by clicking the donate button in the upper right hand corner of this page or by mail.


Donor recognition levels are as follows:

  • Triple Crown $125,000 +

  • Thoroughbred $50,000 - $124,999

  • Winners Circle $20,000 - $49,999

  • Blue Ribbon $5,000 - $19,999

  • Horseshoe $1,000 - 4,999

  • Supporter up to $999


Your gift of $1,000 or more will be recognized on our Donor Wall.

Sponsor a Rider ($5,600 annually) 

We recognize that families of children with special needs face financial hardships. Time away from work and myriad extra expenses come with the territory. We are committed to ensuring that no one misses the opportunity to receive therapy due to financial burden.


Thanks to our scholarship program, our fees are on a sliding scale for those in need. Your gift of $5,600 sponsors a rider for one year and allows us to be able to continue providing access to affordable services.


To sponsor a rider, click the donate button in the upper right hand corner of this page, make a donation of $5,600 or more, and note "Sponsor a Rider." You will be contacted about recognition for your generous gift.

Sponsor a Horse ($3,500 annually)


A true therapy horse is rare and the connection they create, priceless. At Exceptional Equestrians, we consider our horses to be more than tools... they are partners. We take their health and well-being very seriously.

It costs $3,500 per year to feed, house, and care for each of our 12 therapy horses. When you sponsor an Exceptional Equestrians therapy horse, you are supporting a critical member of our therapy team.

A sponsorship plaque will be placed on your horse’s stall, and you will also receive a plaque commemorating your generosity. Your sponsorship will be recognized on our Web site and via social media unless otherwise requested.

To adopt a horse, click the donate button in the upper right hand corner of this page, make a donation of $3,500 or more, and note "Sponsor a Horse." For more information about sponsoring a therapy horse, please call us at (920) 347-3174 or email Aaron Geitner at

Making a Cash Donation


If you are donating from your desktop, we offer two donation methods. One is to contribute to Exceptional Equestrians via a dedicated fund established with and managed by the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation (GGBCF) and the other is to contribute directly to Exceptional Equestrians via Paypal. Please note: You do not need a Paypal account to donate through PayPal. It will offer you the option to use your credit or debit card instead.



If you are donating via a mobile device, we encourage you to click on the Donate button that appears at the top of the website. Again, you do not need a Paypal account to donate through PayPal. It will offer you the option to use your credit or debit card. 


If you do not wish to donate online, please forward a check to:

Exceptional Equestrians

1130 Orlando Drive

De Pere, WI 54115

Exceptional Equestrians is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, tax ID 39-1959653.

Estate Planning

Planned Giving can provide tax benefits and even lifetime income. Exceptional Equestrians accepts deferred gifts, donations of stocks, bonds, securities, life insurance, private foundation assets, personal property, and real estate, and bequests by will or trust, please call us at (920) 347-3174 or email Aaron Geitner at

Vehicle Donation

We are excited to join some of the nation's top non-profit organizations inn offering this truly unique donor opportunity. If you have a vehicle you are interested in donating to support Exceptional Equestrians and its 200+ riders, you can learn more here. If you have questions or would like to discuss further, please call us at (920) 347-3174 or email Aaron Geitner at

In-Kind Donations


We welcome donations of goods or services from individuals and organizations that support our mission. Please review our wish list of our most needed items, and call us at (920) 347-3174 or email Aaron Geitner at to make donation arrangements.

Sponsor a rider - $5,616

Purchase a therapy horse - $2,000 - 5,000

Sponsor a therapy horse (annual care) - $3,500

Fuel assistance for heating riding arena - $1,500

Work saddle - $850

Therapy saddle - $500

Industrial hose reel and hose to cover 150 feet - $450

Scholarship Program Sponsorship - $350

Rider safety belts - $160

Under-saddle pad - $125

Pay for hay for a horse for a month - $75

Riding helmets - $50

Fleet Farm gift card - any amount

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Donors, Why Give to Exceptional Equestrians?


We are honored and excited to announce that Exceptional Equestrians has been awarded GuideStar's highest level of recognition - the Platinum Seal of Transparency.

GuideStar is internationally recognized as the world's largest source of information for and about non-profit organizations. This designation indicates to supporters and donors alike that Exceptional Equestrians exhibits the highest level of integrity and transparency in its operations. 

If you are interested in joining the growing list of individuals, businesses and organizations including those listed below that support Exceptional Equestrians in its mission to better the lives of people of all abilities through the healing power of horses, please contact Aaron Geitner at


We are privileged to receive support from the following generous individuals, businesses and community organizations.

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KC Stock

The Cornerstone Foundation

The Apple Valley Foundation

100 Women

Jewelers Mutual