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    July is Birthday Month for a Very Special Rascal

    Last updated: July 22, 2020

    Our tallest We Can Ride horse passes a milestone this month. Rascal turns 17! If you haven’t met our beautiful Oldenburg, you are missing out. Not only is he commanding in size, he is as sweet as he is tall – ideal characteristics for his former job as a police horse in St. Paul. The […]

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    Amigo’s Gray Hawk – A Mighty Name for a Mighty Fellow!

    Last updated: June 30, 2020

    If you want to talk one-of-a-kind amongst We Can Ride’s horses, Amigo’s Gray Hawk checks off a lot of boxes. Griffin, as we all know him, has been at We Can Ride since 2018. Since then, he’s earned a fan-following that includes staff, volunteers and clients. His uniqueness begins with his breeding. Griffin is our […]

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    What’s Our Favorite Cookie? Oreo, Of Course!

    Last updated: May 31, 2020

    We Can Ride’s herd is made up of horses of many colors. We’ve got bays, blacks, whites, grays, duns and a chestnut, but the most colorful of all is our favorite cookie, Oreo. Oreo is a brown, white and black paint pony whose most noticeable characteristic is his blue eye. He is a striking fellow […]

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    Think Like a Horse to Feel Better

    Last updated: May 18, 2020

    Looking at the world from a horse’s perspective may help reduce your anxiety During these days of quarantines and uncertainty, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. For families of those with disabilities or special needs, the burden can be even greater. The importance of programming such as We Can Ride’s is illuminated especially now, when we […]

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    Get to Know Our Boy Edwin

    Last updated: May 8, 2020

    When you are out amidst the paddocks at We Can Ride, one horse stands out. Edwin, our youngest fellow, is our only chestnut. When the sun catches his coat in just the right way, he shines like a newly minted penny. The two other things that set our lanky boy apart are his age – […]

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    Marvelous Max

    Last updated: April 28, 2020

    Meet Max – Our Very Own Gentle Giant In the world of equine therapy, a horse’s personality and attitude play a huge part in their effectiveness as a partner. Not only does he need to remain calm in all riding situations, the horse needs to be comfortable with a variety of unique challenges. He needs […]

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    The Perfect Fit – What Makes the Ideal We Can Ride Therapy Horse?

    Last updated: October 1, 2019

    Not every horse has what it takes to be an equine therapy partner. Our horses are uniquely suited to help in our important therapeutic programs. They must have a willing and calm personality and the ability to respond to each client’s individual needs. Every horse typically works year round in 8-10 hourly sessions per week. […]

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    The Life of our Oldest Therapy Horse

    Last updated: June 27, 2019

    The We Can Ride horse is a very exceptional creature. He needs the strength and balance of an athlete, the patience of a dear friend and the tranquility of an understanding spirit When we find a horse like that we know we have discovered an extraordinary gem. And some of our horses so embody the […]

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    Job Opening

    Last updated: June 27, 2019

    “We Can Ride is hiring for a Barn Assistant position starting in August. This is a part time (10-15 hour weekly) position responsible for assisting in health, care, supervising volunteer feeders, and overall horse herd health for all equine assisted activities at We Can Ride. Candidates must have experience in horse health and handling as […]

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    Last updated: May 9, 2017

    Thank you to those who have already donated money, time and other efforts to help make our move at the end of May! For those who are wondering how to help, we still need you! Fundraising: Our fundraising goal is $350,000, and the money raised will help: Update the existing barn and arena at our […]

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      Maple PlainMN 55359
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