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2019 Therapeutic Riding Program Schedule

Our regular lesson schedule in full swing, we have have seen increased participation from last year. Yes, summer is nearing an end, but there are still plenty of warm riding days ahead. And with the indoor arena at Ellis House and Equestrian Center, we are able to conduct lessons in conditions not much worse than a cool fall day. Contact Kris Mondrella if you are available for lessons. Below is a brief look at this year’s schedule:

Regular Lessons

Session #1     Feb 10 – Mar 23

Session #2     Mar 31 – May 11

Session #3     May 19 – Jun 29

Session #4     Jul 7 – Aug 17

Session #5     Aug 25 – Oct 5

Session #6     Oct 13 – Nov 23

Session #7     Dec 1 – Dec 14

Makeup Week

Mar 24 – Mar 30

May 12 – May 18

June 30 – July 6

Aug 18 – Aug 24

Oct 6 – Oct 12

Nov 24 – 31


No Classes

Mar 24 – Mar 30     

April 19-21, Mother’s Day 5/12; Trivia Night 5/11

May 24-27, Grundy County Horse Show July 2-4

August 2-5

Hoofin’ It 5K Run 10/3

Special Olympics Illinois Fall Games 10/23-24

Shortened Session, Christmas Party 12/11


Hoofin' It-5K Run/Walk!


The Hoofin’ It 5K Race/Walk will take place at the Kendall County Forest Preserve. The race is a scenic trail run around the Ellis House and Equestrian Center located in



A detailed trail run map will be handed out prior to the run. The 3-mile fun run/ walk will begin at 9:30am

and registration will start at

8am. Winners of different age categories will be announced and awards given at 11:30am.

SUNDAY~ October 3rd  2021

Ellis House & Equestrian Center, 8am - Noon

2021 Special Olympics Equestrian Games

October 23, 2021 – October 24, 2021

BraveHearts at the Bergmann Centre
Poplar Grove, Illinois


Sunrise Center North is always looking for donations and goes through Paypal, which accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover Cards, no account required!

Any money you donate goes to caring for our horses, buying items to help better the program, and lower the cost for our riders with disabilities and special needs. We greatly appreciate any and all donations. Thank you!

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