Ogle County 4-H Drill Team

The Ogle County 4-H Horse Drill Team was formed in 1996. This year’s team is made up of 8 girls, ages 11-16 and is from three different counties. They practice at least once a week at the Ogle County practice site in the Diamond G Ranch and Western Store in Rochelle,...

American Sidesaddle Association

The American Sidesaddle Association serves as an association of regional sidesaddle groups throughout the United States. This is the seventh appearance of the American Sidesaddle Association in this parade and riders represent Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota, as well as other states.

Bertrand’s Miniature Horses

Miniature horses have been popular for many centuries. In earlier times as pets for wealthy European royalty. They were used in American coal minds because of there shortness and strength. Today are used for petting zoos, children pets and as small show horses....

Culver Friesian Mounted Color Guard

Culver Academies Mounted Color Guard from the Lancer platoon formed of six Friesian horses from the Black Horse Troop which has been in existence since 1897. In these, horses were part of the Presidential Inauguration parade in Washington DC. Culver Academies consists...

Gobierno de Durango en Illinois

The Government of Durango has an organization in Chicago that provides free service to the Mexican community of the State of Durango, because that is the most numerous communities of Mexicans in the United States. It is also in charge of promoting Durango`s tourism by...

Herder Farms Holiday Horses

The McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade is proud to welcome Herder Farms back to Chicago’s Parade.  The group has performed for the Oak Lawn Fourth of July, Chicago’s South Side Irish Parade, Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade and other local...

Mane in Heaven

Mane in Heaven is a non-profit organization that provides therapeutic benefits to disabled and abled bodied children and adults through animal assisted activity and therapy visits with miniature horses leading to improved outcomes of physical, mental and emotional...

Mid America Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team

The Mid America Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team is an equestrian drill team based in Three Oaks, Michigan with riders from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. The Cowgirls ride a variety of horse breeds including Quarter Horses, Paints, Arabians, and others all in Western...

Ray of Hope Riders

Ray of Hope Riders This group is a side saddle drill team that performs 12 exercises at a full gallop in less than 8 minutes while following the guidelines set forth by the Mexican Federation Rule book. They must execute each movement with the utmost precision to...

Red Hats & Purple Chaps

In 11 short years, Red Hats & Purple Chaps has grown to become the 2nd largest equine Association in the State of Indiana. Their mission is to have fun while they encourage an active lifestyle and make a difference in their communities. Red Hats & Purple Chaps...