Facts at a Glance
P.O. Box 995
Pine Island, MN 55963
Website: www.rideability.org Founded: 1997 Incorporated: 2000
Location: Promised Meadows Farm
10038 County Road 5 NW Pine Island, MN 55963
— 9 miles North of Byron Kwik Trip
— 3.5 miles South of Pine Island
Mission: To serve families of children or adults with special needs;
providing horseback riding and related activities.
We create a fun and therapeutic environment where everyone is able!
(enhancing physical, emotional, spiritual and mental health)
Type of Organization: Equine Assisted Therapy Center: PATH Intl. member center
Non-profit tax-exempt 501 ( C ) 3 tax-id# 41-1977446
Individuals Served: Children and adults with disabilities and their families.
Over 100 students each year in southeastern Minnesota.
Classes offered: Four sessions per year. Youth (4yr-21yr) sessions offered May – August. Adult sessions offered in the Spring and Fall.
*Most sessions are offered once a week on Monday or Tuesday evenings.
Limited Private lessons also available, and RideAbility also serves the community by offering group visits to the barn.
Rider Fee: $100.00 for a 5 week session. $30.00 for a 1 hour private lesson.
*Partial scholarships available upon request, some special funding to provide full scholarships.
Employees: RideAbility is run by a volunteer staff – Join a staff-team!
Primary Funding Sources: United Way, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, MN Horse Council, Pine Island United Fund, People In Business Care, Shjon Podein Children’s foundation, area business and corporate sponsors, horse sponsorships, memberships, class fees, private donations and community sponsors.
Fund Raisers: RideAbility Annual Meeting and Memorial Luncheon & Silent Auction, Belly Dance Fundraising Show, Barn Dance & Silent Auction, Pony-Up, Raffle drawings, Olmsted County Fair pony rides, RideAThon, Kwik Trip milk-moola & Kwik Cards, and more.
Donation Opportunities: Financial contributions, memberships, in-kind donations, equipment, office supplies, prizes for our students and volunteers, and more.
Volunteer Opportunities: … sidewalking, horse-leading, volunteering your horse, instructing, assisting classes, fundraising, grounds-keeping, and more.