Category: news

Great Oak’s Duchossois Indoor Riding Arena Undergoes Transformation

Thanks to the many generous community supporters, Great Oak’s Duchossois Indoor Riding Arena recently underwent a transformation.  In early August, the previous sand-clay footing mixture was removed to make room for a secure base of stone dust topped with a mixture of sand and GGT Equestrian Footing. We are especially GREATful for the following businesses

Monday teaches patience in July’s Blue Ribbon Moment

image of a happy young rider wearing a yellow dress and smiling

Monday teaches patience in July’s Blue Ribbon Moment Patience is a virtue, and horses are fantastic teachers of patience.  This month’s Blue Ribbon Moment features one of our newest riders, Abigale.  She came to Great Oak to gain confidence, balance and become more balanced in both body and mind.  Abigale came to the farm for several

Great Oak Partners with The Gifting Tree

Great Oak Partners with The Gifting Tree Great Oak recently received a $4,800 donation from The Gifting Tree Foundation to fund its new equine-assisted program. Great Oak Assisted Life Skills, or GOALS, was conceived after receiving feedback from Great Oak’s families and students that there was an opportunity to provide life skills and career preparation

Tack Room Talk

Tack Room Talk Great Oak has launched a new feature on YouTube called “Tack Room Talk”. Every week your favorite Great Oak staff and volunteers will have useful information. Tack Room Talk is sponsored by the Sullivan Turner Team at Meybohm Real Estate. Below is the most recent episode. You can catch up on all