Braveheart Therapeutic Riding Center

4652 Birmingham Dr.
Pawnee, IL 62558


This not-for-profit association, founded in 1998, offers horseback riding lessons to children and adults with physical, emotional, mental and/or social disabilities. Founder and instructor Ceci Maloney is a NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association) certified and registered instructor. Since 2002 Braveheart has had its own barn, horses and tack in Pawnee, 15 miles south of Springfield off I-55. Lessons are offered from March through November.