Every year, over 200 children and adults are impacted by our equine-assisted programs. PALS donors give our clients the opportunity to accomplish their goals in a fun and safe place. The PALS barn is a space for those with special needs to be successful, feel empowered, and experience the freedom of riding. You can be a part of our vision by making a tax-deductible gift today!

For more information about making a gift to PALS, contact PALS: (812) 336-2798 |


Our horses rely on the generosity of donors to cover the costs of our unique equine-assisted programming. As a PATH Intl. Premier accredited center, horse welfare is central to our mission. Horse sponsorships help us deliver the highest quality of care, 24/7, 365 days a year.

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OUR AMAZON WISHLIST: All-purpose saddles, leather halters, stirrup leathers, Oviation school helmets, AirMed hoof supplement, joint supplements, gauze pads, fence supplies, wheel barrows, muck rakes, water buckets, gas cards, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, copy paper, gently used laptops, etc.

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Do you or someone you know have a horse that may be a good fit for our programs? We are looking for horses aged 6-16 years at 15+ high hands or higher. We would prefer non-gaited horses, but may consider if the horse has a true gait. No stallions. Potential donated horses should not require any medical maintenance and be well seasoned under-saddle and on the ground. Barefoot preferred, but not required.

Please contact us directly at or call the barn 812-336-2798 ext 0

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Since 2000, PALS has been “Making Strides and Changing Lives” in south central Indiana.  In 2009, PALS recognized that in order to increase the impact of our services for clients and the community, a new facility was needed. With a new facility, we would eliminate our wait list and serve more clients in need of adaptive riding. We would also be able to provide more comprehensive services like hippotherapy (occupational and physical therapy using a horse), summer camps, and expanded programs to serve populations like veterans, at-risk youth, the elderly, and others who could benefit from the PALS Mission. In 2013, the dream of a new facility became a reality when PALS moved to the current location at 7644 W. Elwren Road in Bloomington, IN. This facility already allows current program offerings to grow and services to be provided for new populations from our local community.

Thank You to PALS Capital Campaign Donors:

  • Anonymous
  • James & Shirley Abbitt
  • Dennis Baker
  • Gail Bates
  • Baxter Foundation
  • James & Margery Belisle
  • Tom & Dana Bollinger
  • Fern Goodman
  • Susie Carter
  • Terry & Phyllis Clapacs
  • Earl Craig
  • Judith Johnson Crandall
  • Cary Curry
  • Melinda & Duke Doster
  • Elisa & Doug Duncan
  • Becky Earle
  • Michael & Donna Gentile
  • Melissa Goodrum
  • James & Joyce Grandorf
  • Dan & Maureen Grossman
  • Mark Hansen
  • Jeff Huston
  • Joshua James
  • Martin & Linda Kaplan
  • Jan Klotz
  • Bill & Ellie Mallory
  • Aaron Mast (OSI Doc)
  • Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County
  • Phyllis McCullough
  • Stuart & Ellen Mufson
  • Matt & Lindsey O’Haver
  • Ron & Carol Remak
  • Leigh Richey
  • James Rickert
  • Tom & Cynthia Roberts
  • Rogers Group & Rogers Group Investment
  • Smithville Charitable Foundation
  • Social Legends
  • David & Sheila Strain
  • Jonathan Surdam
  • Clyde & Rebecca Townsend
  • Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC
  • Michael Wade & Debbie Rush-Wade
  • Charles & Lisa Webb
  • Otto Wickstom III