Achilles is a Belgian/Quarter Horse cross gelding who is 15.3 hands tall, and very stout. 

Dakota is a gray American Quarter Horse mare. One of the sweetest, most patient horses in our herd, she is up for any challenge, and we can always count on her to get the job done. Dakota’s versatility makes her valuable across a wide range of clients and programs. 

Dakota is sponsored by the Gloria J. Haen Memorial Fund.

Froya is a 15-year-old Norwegian Fjord mare coming to us from Plymouth, WI. 

She has worked in several other therapy programs in the past and was a 4H show horse in her younger years. She has a sweet temperament and is broke to ride and drive.

Glory is a Percheron mare. She is a 16.1 hand gentle giant whose size makes here a good fit for our older clients.

Josh is an American Quarter Horse gelding who stands 15.1 hands high.

Josh is sponsored by

Bree Nowak.

Levi is an American Quarter Horse–Percheron cross who stands 16 hands high.

Magic is a 12-year-old Percheron mare. A gentle giant, she previously did trail riding and dressage before joining the Exceptional Equestrians team. 

Maverick is a black Arabian gelding which means he has an active walk that provides excellent movement for our clients.

Maverick is sponsored by the Friends of Exceptional Equestrians.

Oakie is a palomino American Quarter Horse gelding sponsored by the Knightly Order of the Fiat Lux.

Percy is a therapy horse in training.

Tia is a Norwegian Fjord mare who displays the sturdy build and calm temperament typical to her breed. Her strength and width provide a great stretch for our riders and make her ideal for bigger riders.

Tia is sponsored by the Friends of Exceptional Equestrians.

Trooper is a Quarter Horse gelding. 

Exceptional Equestrians is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (tax ID 39-1959653).that provides hippotherapy, adaptive riding and equine-assisted learning services to children, teens and adults with physical, cognitive and mental health challenges.


Our mission is to better the lives of people of all abilities through the healing power of horses.

Exceptional Equestrians 
1130 Orlando Drive
De Pere, Wisconsin 54115

Phone: (920) 347-3174

Fax: (920) 347-3175

Programming questions: lkafka@exceptionalequestrians.org

Volunteer questions: mkafka@exceptionalequestrians.org

Charitable giving inquiries: ageitner@exceptionalequestrians.org

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