Welcome to Giant Steps

A Therapeutic Equestrian Center


4th Annual Giant Steps Charity Golf Tournament

October 10, 2016 Sonoma Golf Club


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support Giant Steps, you are changing lives.



Giant Steps relies on the generosity of our donors to keep our horses healthy and our riders progressing, and ultimately change the lives of all of those involved.

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Our volunteers routinely share that they receive more than they give at Giant Steps – smiles and hugs from grateful clients, new friends, and a profound sense of purpose.

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Riding, working with and caring for horses can be a powerful tool for healing individuals of all ages with physical, cognitive, emotional, and developmental challenges of all levels. Our programs are safe, effective and affordable.

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Phone and email down at the barn

Due to the extreme weather in the last week, as of January 12th, the phones and email are still down at the barn. We’re doing everything we can to get them back up and running as soon as possible, although we’re at the mercy of our service providers.

If you need to get a hold of the barn staff (Jen, Julie, or Meghan), please call the office and we’ll relay the message: 707-769-8900. Hope you’re staying dry out there!

Therapeutic Riding

Therapeutic riding enhances the cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being of individuals with disabilities through lessons teaching horseback riding and general horsemanship skills. More

Equine Facilitated Learning

Conducted in small groups, EFL consists of unmounted lessons that include engaging activities with horses that teach character development and reinforce life skills. More…

Tailored Experiences

Customized experiences ranging from one-day trips for members of the disabled community who are unable to ride but who want to interact with our horses to girls building leadership skills over the course of a  More…

Megan’s Story

This is the story of a very determined young girl, Megan, and her journey as she deals with her autism through the strength given by her love for horses at Giant Steps.

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Thank you to some of our gracious Corporate and Foundation Sponsors:

To become one of our valued Corporate or Foundation Sponsors, contact us.

When you support Giant Steps, you are changing lives. Please consider donating today.