Brighter Pastures is a non-profit organization providing communities in Central Illinois with Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies.  Brighter Pastures uses proven experience-based interactions with horses to foster behavioral, social, emotional, spiritual, physical, cognitive and psychological growth.  The benefits of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies are astounding and are becoming well-documented throughout the world.

Benefits include:
  • Self Reflection and Evaluation
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Communication
  • Empowerment
  • Positive Attitudes
  • Cooperation and Teamwork
  • Relationship-Building Skills
  • Boundaries-setting
  • Respect and Empathy for others
  • Leadership and other Life Skills
  • Self-Discipline and Responsibility
  • Problem-Solving Skills

Take a moment to read this wonderful write-up in the Herald & Review about our services: Troubled children, adults find relief on horseback.