Lily Creek Farms Therapeutic Riding Center
Jami Young
                Founder, Executive Director
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About Lily Creek Farms
We offer professional instructors, caring volunteers, and gentle horses. Our human-animal team provides rewarding and breakthrough experiences to improve the quality of our students' lives. 

No other therapeutic recreational activity provides so many benefits in such a holistic manner.  We have worked with and have witnessed results in people of many ages and abilities. 

Students learn confidence, build strength, balance, and coordination along with gaining a sense of independence and freedom from his or her disabilities.  We feel blessed to experience little miracles every day!
Jami is a Certified Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning through PATH International. She enjoys interacting with the students and volunteers at LCF, especially the kids! Jami is a graduate of Defiance High School and has taken courses in psychology, criminal justice, and event planning at Defiance College and the University of Toledo.
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This position is currently vacant. 
2023 Board Members
Sarah Grime
Sarah is a certified Child and Youth Worker with 8 years experience working with children with Autism and other exceptional needs. Sarah started riding at 6 years old and since then has owned and shown horses for more than 10 years. She is currently pursuing certification as a PATH Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Sarah is excited to share her love of horses with Lily Creek Farms family.
Sabrina Kaiser
Sabrina has always had a love for horses, and has spent the last few years learning everything she can about them. She is an occupational therapist and works in local community schools with many students from preschool through 6th grade. She has been practicing OT for the past nine years and has worked in a variety of settings from pediatrics and geriatrics. 

Sabrina likes to relax with an iced coffee and a good book, and spends her free time with her three children doing outdoor activities and riding their own horses. She enjoys helping others and is excited to be part of Lily Creek to combine these two interests!

                Volunteer Coordinator
Board Members

Dan Farrell
Founder of Kaitlyn's Cottage

Tom Callan

Jacob Stork
President, Jacob's Meats

Stacie Vandenberghe
LPN /4-H Jr. Fairboard Advisor

Jennifer Warner 
MR/DD Home Health 
Advisory Board Members
Philip Constien
Farmers & Merchant State Bank AVP
Community Relationship Banker

Lily Creek Farms is always looking for passionate dedicated individuals to join our Board. 
If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors or Advisory Board, please email to apply.
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Therapeutic Riding Our riding sessions incorporate a wide range of goals into each session. Students ride weekly in small groups or individual sessions if needed.

Horsin' Around Field Trips These programs run anywhere from 2 hours to a full-day of farm fun including art activities, horse care, riding, and even meals. Horsin' Around programs are custom-designed for any school, senior, veteran, or community organization.

Veterans Programs We offer specialized programming for veterans and their families. These programs include riding and unmounted classes designed to help with the emotional and physical scars of military services. 

Hippotherapy  Started in 2021, this is a treatment tool using equine movement within occupational therapy, physical therapy, or speech-language pathology treatment.

Team Lily This is our traveling team consisting of a mini horse, mini pig, farm therapy dog, and sometimes our horse and carriage team. Our team visits local community events, senior centers, and other community organizations.

Our Programs