2013 Rider Application
Spring session begins April 7th. Click here for Application.
Volunteer Training - New and Returning Volunteers
Training sessions will be held at the barn on the following dates/times:
Come prepared to work hard, learn a great deal and have some fun. Visit the News & Events page for additional details.
Ready Set Ride
13056 Essington Road
Plainfield, IL 60585
Call the barn: (815) 439-3659
P.O. Box 1113
Plainfield, IL 60544-1113
Since 2001, Ready Set Ride Therapeutic Recreation Facility has been assisting special needs or terminally ill children by providing horseback riding services.
Located in Plainfield Illinois, students as young as three years of age come from all over the Chicagoland area. It is the goal of Ready Set Ride to assist these children in achieving the highest quality of life possible through the use of horses and individualized activities focused on the needs of the student. Parents are always welcome and encouraged to participate in therapy sessions. Volunteers are also an integral part of the therapy sessions at Ready Set Ride.
This Foxtrotter is very gentle, loves treats almost as much as he loves kids! He can fetch a ball or a hula-hoop, just tell him which one to go get, then watch him take a bow!
Therapeutic horseback riding is used to improve the balance, coordination, focus, independence, confidence, motor and social skills. Therapeutic riding is beneficial to children and adults who present with any of a wide range of cognitive, physical, and emotional conditions.
Take a look at what our riders, horses, staff and volunteers have been up to...