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.

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.

Special Notifications

Please Note the following Notifications -

Horses for Hope will be closed Thursday 11/28. Happy Thanksgiving!

Lessons are subject to cancellation 30 minutes before arrival time.

When in doubt contact your instructor or lesson coordinator.

Expansion

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

Let's Grow Together

Volunteer

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

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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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David G

We cannot begin to express the gratitude and appreciation we have for Horses for Hope. Our youngest daughter, Myah, was accepted into the program as a special needs rider. The transformation in her since joining the program has been nothing short of amazing. Physically, the impact of riding on her chronic low muscle tone and […]

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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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Upcoming Events

  1. 4-H Club Meeting

    November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  2. Work Day

    December 7 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Garner Christmas Parade

    December 7 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
  4. December Board Meeting

    December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Support

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

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