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

We will not be holding lessons on Thanksgiving Day. Please contact Julie to schedule your make up lesson. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Horses for Hope!

Horses for Hope is operating with COVID19 precautions in place.
If you or anyone in your home is sick please DO NOT come to the barn.
Remember to remain a horse length (6 feet) away from other people at all times.
The playground equipment is closed.

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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Kristen Johnson

“About a week before we started with Horses for Hope she started crawling but just barely and she was still very weak. She has started moving around so much better and actually crawling from room to room! She has started babbling much more and actually trying to make words and responding to questions even if […]

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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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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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