DONATE To encourage, enrich and empower individuals through the therapeutic benefits of horses, animals and nature in an uplifting and nurturing setting. Main Stay is a place where bodies are challenged, minds embrace possibilities, and spirits are renewed.


News and Events

Harness the Power of Your Team

Is your organization or group looking for a unique, fun and productive team building day? Looking for a place to hold your staff or board retreat? Main Stay is now offering experiential learning opportunities at the farm. Your group will participate in customized hands-on activities with Main Stay’s horses and farm animals providing opportunities for growth as a team and as individuals. Our facility, surrounded by 40 serene acres across from Glacial Park, offers conference room space with a/v capabilities. Call 815-653-9374 for more information.

Riders Challenge 2018

Help our riders rise to the Challenge by supporting them with a donation during this year’s Riders Challenge. During the 3-week theme unit, riders will learn how horses help humans on the cattle ranch, as police and search and rescue partners and in animal assisted therapy sessions. Click on the link below to make a donation in honor of one of our special riders or volunteers. Once on the donation page, select “add special instructions to the seller” and type in the rider or volunteer in order for them to receive credit for the donation.

Jockeys & Juleps Gala

Our most important fundraiser of the year is coming up! Friday May 4th at 5:30pm, at the Starline Factory, 300 W. Front Street, Harvard, IL. Join us for dinner, cocktails, raffles, auction items and fun!

See Event Flyer (pdf) for more detail. Tickets can be purchased at the following link;

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Contact information

Main Stay Therapeutic Farm

6919 Keystone Rd., Richmond, IL 60071

Tel: 815.653.9374  Fax: 815.728.1224

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