About Our Team
Since 2007, small groups of KIPP DC students have had the opportunity to learn to care for and ride horses, thanks to the support of KIPP DC, the Hideaway Horse Center, and Meadowbrook Stables.
Our students learn independence, creative problem-solving, compassion, and teamwork. Riding Team gives them an opportunity to dream big... and to follow their dreams.
It's Time To Grow
In the past, we have had to turn away many prospective riders due to lack of transportation and lack of resources. We didn't even have enough capacity to ensure our alumni could continue to ride in high school. But we're hoping to change all that!
We're exploring some new possibilities for next year:
* Partnership with another host facility.
* Reliable weekly transportation.
* Opportunity to compete as a KIPP DC team.
* Most exciting... a HIGH SCHOOL TEAM!!!!
Next StepsOur small riding groups got by with donated equipment, volunteer drivers, and very limited funding. But taking our team to the next level will require a lot more gear... and a little more money. Here's how you can help!
* Got gently used breeches, jods, or paddock boots? Contact us via facebook. We'd love to take them off your hands.
* Want to pick up a little treat for us? We can always, always use another pair of winter riding gloves. (:
* If you'd like to donate money, we will use it to buy helmets, pay for gas, and create new opportunities for our students.
* If you'd like to spread the word, LIKE us on facebook and send your friends to this page!