New Fencing and Paddock Reconfiguration Underway at Hanson Center

April 29, 2022

BURR RIDGE, Illinois—Work has begun on Ray Graham Association’s $400,000+ capital improvements of the Hanson Center campus. Sebert Landscape has already started rebuilding the fencing and reconfiguring the therapeutic horse paddocks for better-regulated stormwater runoff. Jeff Sebert, president and founder of Sebert Landscape, is an avid supporter of RGA, which also supports his sister, Debbie.

New paddocks at the Hanson Center

The Ray Graham Association Hanson Center therapeutic horsemanship program uses 20 therapy horses to provide opportunities for children and adults with disabilities to experience the enjoyment and therapeutic benefits of riding horses. Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) certified instructors lead individual and small group lessons with the assistance of over 100 trained volunteers.

Founded in 1950, Ray Graham Association serves nearly 2,000 people with disabilities and employs over 300 people. Ray Graham enriches lives by empowering people with disabilities and those who care for them to reach, grow, and achieve. Through a person-centered approach to care and community, people with disabilities and their families are offered an array of services that cater to their individual needs, strengths, and dreams. Services include residential, life skills, recreation, employment, and family support.

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