The Horses for Hope Vision

We strive to build hope, increase self-esteem, and enhance the joy and inspiration for life in all individuals who participate in our programs.

Our Mission

Horses for Hope promotes therapeutic healing of mind, body, and soul by using horses as a dynamic, interactive tool for individuals of all ages, regardless of ability, including those who are experiencing physical, mental, or emotional challenges.

Special Notifications

MONDAY 10/16/17- ALL LESSONS CANCELED DUE TO RAIN AND WET AND MUDDY CONDITIONS. REMINDER - NO THERAPEUTIC RIDING MONDAY 10/16 - FRIDAY 10/20!! Lessons are subject to cancellation 30 minutes before arrival time. When in doubt contact your instructor or lesson coordinator.

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"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Henry Ford

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"There are no strangers here; only friend you haven't met yet." - William Butler Yeats

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"You can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus and the support." - Sabrina Bryan

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Tony Roberts

I got involved with Horses for Hope in 2011.  I started coming around the barn because I had just started dating Gwen, the founder.  Honestly I am a skeptical person by nature and really didn’t understand how horses could help people. One afternoon a little boy around 4 years of age with Down Syndrome came […]

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Susan Silva

“Learning to be able to ride on the back of these majestic, gentle buddies have proven to be a positive highlight in my son’s weekly schedule. With the assistance of the caring, voluntary staff there he has built up his confidence to not only ride but also basic grooming and safety rules when one is […]

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Abbey Zinn

“Therapeutic Riding is great for special needs children because it encourages increased core strength which makes gross motor movements and overall coordination easier.  The movement pattern of the horse also encourages improved gait patterns because the movement of the pelvis on a horse mimics the typical movement of walking.” Abbey Zinn, OTR/L Occupational Therapist

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