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About Us

Mission Statement 

HorsePower provides equestrian programs/therapies for individuals with physical, emotional, and/or cognitive challenges in a quest for personal independence, accomplishment, self-pride, and well-being. 

HorsePower, formerly known as Handi-Riders, Inc., has served the Sioux Empire community since 1985. Upon celebrating our 25th anniversary we expanded our mission, rebranded with a new name, and achieved our dream of heating and insulating our riding facility enabling us to expand our small summer program into a year-round therapeutic riding facility.  We have developed our program by bringing on more staff, more horses, and a scholarship program to help us serve more riders. 


The Board of Directors and staff at HorsePower still carry on the dream of the early founder, especially the vision and leadership of the very special Hartford family who dedicated their lives bringing this dream to reality. We send a heartfelt thank you to the community and all of our supporters. It is because of your generosity that we have been able to make a difference in so many lives! It is impossible to count the hours of sacrifice of the family of Sally Griggs, including Beckie Joe Petterson, Mandy Jo Healym and Kris Kalb. Thank you!