Our Vision

Bringing hope, joy and unlimited possibilities through the healing power of the horse.

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Sponsor A Mustang

Help support BraveHearts by sponsoring one of our mustangs. Please download our therapy horse sponsorship form.

Get Involved

Get Involved

BraveHearts is always looking for new volunteers for a variety of tasks including: leading horses, sidewalking with students, fundraising, barn chores and office help.

As a non-profit organization, BraveHearts welcomes monetary donations of any size to help support our programs and services. We are also looking for donations of gently used tack, art supplies, cleaning supplies, books and/or gardening tools.

Word of mouth is the best publicity our programs can get! Tell your friends, families, and neighbors about the many benefits of BraveHearts’ programming.

Wouldn’t it be great if BraveHearts earned a donation every time you searched the Internet? Or what if a percentage of every purchase you made online went to support our cause? Well, now it can!

GoodSearch.com is a Yahoo-powered search engine that donates half its advertising revenue - about a penny per search - to the charities its users designate. Use it just as you would any search engine, get quality search results from Yahoo, and watch the donations add up!

GoodShop.com is an online shopping mall which donates up to 37 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause! Hundreds of great stores including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, ebay, Macy's and Barnes & Noble have teamed up with GoodShop and, every time you place an order, you’ll be supporting BraveHearts.

It takes just a few seconds to go to www.goodshop.com, select BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center as your charity, and then click through to your favorite store and shop as usual. It’s that easy!

Or, if you’re just surfing the web, go to www.goodsearch.com, enter BraveHearts as your charity, and surf away!

Please tell 10 friends about GoodShop and GoodSearch today. They've been featured in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, O, the Oprah Magazine and more.

Help us spread the word and earn donations for BraveHearts!


Our Partners

 American Airlines     •    American Hippotherapy Association    •     Aurora Vet Center    •        Becca’s Legacy    •     Canine Companions        Capt. James Lovell VA Hospital    •    Department of Children and Family Services         Division of Specialized Care for Children     •    DuPage County Vet Center  •  Easter Seals    •     Experience Works    •    Families of the Fallen    •   Fort Sheridan First Calvary      Goldie B. Floberg Center    
                  The Gracie Center   Hines VA      Illinois Joining Forces      •  Illinois National Guard     •      Jesse Brown VA Hospital    •    Lake-McHenry County Veterans' Initiative     •    Madison VA Outpatient Clinic             McHenry County Adult Program    •   McHenry County College    •    McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission   •     Midwest Center for the Blind  Milwaukee VA Hospital     •   The Mission Continues                  Mustang Heritage Foundation     •    National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification   •       North Boone School District      •     Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association     •    Oak Park Vet Center  
 Operation Support Our Troops     •   OSCAR Mikes • Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Intl.      •    PATH Intl. Equine Services for Heroes  Provider Connections     •   PEAK Construction   •    Pioneer Center     Presence Saint Anne            Provider Connections     •    Regional Access and Mobilization Project    •       Regional Alternative School, Winnebago County     •    Rockford Career College    •     Rockford Passages Hospice          Rockford VA Outpatient Clinic   •    Rock Valley College     Salute, Inc.    Saint Coletta's of Illinois          Seguin Services, Inc.    •     Senior Community Services Employment Program                                                    Special Education District of McHenry County       •   Special Olympics of Illinois         Starlight Foundation       The Heart of a Marine Foundation    •    William Shatner's Hollywood Charity Horse Show                        Wounded Warriors