Karen Angotti founded Rainbow Riders with her husband Joe in 2005. With her background in Early-Childhood Special Education, a piece of land in Monmouth, and a retirement around the corner, the idea of an Equine Therapy Center in town was born. At first, the therapeutic center had only one rider with one horse. In 2010, they were up to six horses and sixty-eight riders. Currently in 2015, Rainbow Riders has been turning down riders who are interested because the center is running out of room. The center has been very successful and continues to grow.
Rainbow Riders is a therapeutic horseback riding center located in Monmouth, IL. The not-for-profit program serves children with disabilities. It gives them unique and interesting experiences that can benefit them and help them grow as individuals. The founders, volunteers, board of directors, and families are enthusiastic and heavily dedicated to the program allowing everyone involved to have an unforgettable experience.