About Us

By Veterans For Veterans

V.E.T.S. operates under the umbrella of the Greater Sauk County Community Foundation Component Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organizaion. 
V.E.T.S. is an equine outreach program to assist those that have already given so much.

V.E.T.S. was started by Barbara Knopf, a riding instructor and equine outreach guru. Barbara is PATH and COMPASS trained in working with those with physical limitationas as well as stress relief. Barbara is also a 100% disabled USMC Beruit-era veteran.  She is also the mom of two active services members. Being a veterans herself and the mother to service members gives her a special understanding and unique insight in working with our veterans.
Barb Knopf
Barb Knopf - Head of V.E.T.S.