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

5k Santa Run

The Kiwanis Club of Crystal Lake has another great 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk planned this year on Sunday, December 4th.  Come join hundreds of 'Santas' and support Main Stay and other local non-profits that impact the lives of kids.  To register or learn more about the race visit  The race is always a lot of fun and your support directly benefits Main Stay!

Come and Visit our New Facility!

2 Open House dates are set in October for community members who may want to come and see all the farm has to offer. Feel free to invite folks you know who may want to learn more about Main Stay.

Tours will be available on:
Tuesday, October 4 th from 10am-1pm
Thursday, October 6 th from 4pm – 7pm

No RSVP is needed!

The 2016 Riders Challenge has begun!

This year’s theme, Game On!, will be both fun and educational as riders learn about the many ways horses and humans can play together. Barrel racing, jousting, tic tac toe – who knows what each week will bring! You can support one of our talented riders or dedicated volunteers with a donation in their honor. Contact the farm for a credit card payment or use the link below for a secure online payment. Enter your honoree in the comment section of your payment in order for them to receive credit for your donation. Top money earners will be able to win great prizes!

Contact information

Main Stay Therapeutic Farm

6919 Keystone Rd., Richmond, IL 60071

Tel: 815.653.9374  Fax: 815.728.1224

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