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Is Jeremiah’s Crossing affiliated with any religious organization?

Jeremiah’s Crossing is not affiliated with any religious organization. However, the founders believe in God and the saving grace of His Son, Jesus Christ. It is their greatest honor to serve children and families of all backgrounds and to show God’s love to all who find strength and respite at the ranch.

Are there any fees for a student to take lessons at Jeremiah’s Crossing?

There are no fees for a students to take lessons at Jeremiah’s Crossing. They are provided to all students at no charge.

Who may take horseback-riding lessons at Jeremiah’s Crossing?

Jeremiah’s Crossing serves individuals age 4 and older who have a diagnosed physical, cognitive, emotional, or academic challenge. We strive to schedule classes so that the needs of individuals are being met in a manner that allows students to advance to their full potential.

How can a student register for lessons?

Please contact the ranch for information and a registration packet. Plan to accompany the student and stay at the ranch during the student's lesson. We know that children value their parent’s attention and cheerleading. You may find your time spent here to be just what you need to restore your soul as well. God has provided a beautiful venue for Jeremiah’s Crossing as part of His plan to heal children and their families. Caregivers who accompany adult students are welcome to volunteer for lessons if they choose. Training is provided. Please contact the ranch for more information.

May I come to the ranch to help?

We would love to have you come to the ranch to help. We have many volunteer opportunities including:

  • Lesson volunteer – Help during the lesson as a side walker, horse leader, instructor’s assistant, and in other ways as well. Click on the “Volunteers” tab at the side of the page for more information
  • Grounds Crew – Help keep the ranch looking good. Raking, mowing, gardening, painting, and building are all necessary to help make Jeremiah’s Crossing a comfortable place for our special riders and their families.
  • Fundraising/Event Planning – If you love to plan events we have a place for you! We celebrate in June with our Annual Charity Charge sponsored by Community Members (First Saturday in June), and in August with a Family Fun Festival Weekend! (Festival on Saturday at Dexter Park and Open House & Festival on Sunday at Jeremiah’s Crossing). Many hands are needed to make these major fundraising events successful!
  • Prayer team – We have an established prayer team and you are welcome to contact us to become a part of it. Prayer is what sustains all of us at the ranch.
  • Hay Team – Help unload hay to keep our program horses healthy and happy. This work takes place throughout the year.
  • Builder – There are always building projects going on at Jeremiah’s Crossing from the smallest props for lessons, to a bunkhouse to welcome work camps and family outings, to the barn/indoor riding arena. Come be a part of the team!
  • Work Camps for adults and youth: We enjoy working with youth groups and adult mission groups. See the Work Camp page for more information.
  • Do you have ideas? There are a variety of projects that need to be completed. Please contact the ranch to learn more about volunteer opportunities.
  • May I sponsor a horse?

    Yes! You are very welcome to sponsor one of our horses. It costs $1200 to support one of our horses for one year. The cost includes: feed, veterinary care, farrier work, and other health related needs. You may sponsor a horse for an entire year, or part of a year. We can customize a sponsorship to meet your ideal donation. You choose your favorite from the list! Click on the “Donate” tab at the bottom of this page for more information.

    May I sponsor a child’s lesson?

    Yes! We have lesson sponsorship opportunities available. It costs $55 to provide a lesson for one child. Your sponsorship helps us to cover the costs related to providing lessons. Click on the "Donate" tab in the bar below.

    May I Visit?

    You are very welcome to visit the ranch. Please contact the ranch manager at 715-884-2551 for an appointment.

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