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Who We Are

Challenged Champions Equestrian Center was established in 1997 as a non-profit charitable corporation. Using the horse and its environment, we provide equine assisted activities for people with a variety of special needs.The mission of the Challenged Champions Equestrian Center, Inc. is to enrich and change the lives of children and adults with special needs through facilitated equine activities.


Equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) are any specific center activity, such as therapeutic riding, mounted or ground activities, grooming, etc., in which participants, volunteers, instructors and horses are involved. 

Challenged Champions is proud to offer both Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy to our clients in our outpatient facility.  

This program is offered FREE OF CHARGE for all veterans and active duty service personnel.

Challenged Champions offers several special programs/activities for groups in the community.


Here at Challenged Champions we offer Four types of services; Equine Assisted Activities & Therapies, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Special Programs and Horses for Veterans.

Get Involved

Your support is important to our work at Challenged Champions Equestrian Center. There are many ways you can contribute towards our causes, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. Learn more about how you can get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good.

Make a Donation

Our Aluminum Can Fundraiser has raised major funds for our program. Anyone interested in donating can just place a tied bag of aluminum cans in the trailer at the end of our parking lot.

Thank you!

Aluminum Can Fundraiser

Contact Challenged Champions

11913 Rd 6, Ottawa, OH 45875, USA

(419) 456-3449

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday 9-8
Thursdays 9-5
Friday 9-5

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