Horses

Horses are among our most popular therapy animals

Our horses undergo year-'round training and conditioning to keep them in top shape for hippotherapy.  Many of our patients become very attached to "their" horse and can't wait to get started with their hippotherapy (horse-assisted therapy) session.

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Bacardi

Bacardi, better known as “Boo,” is a 21 year-old registered paint horse.  He enjoys being brushed, and he loves face...

Boomer

Boomer is a 13-year old registered paint horse. ...

Chloe

Chloe is a 7 year old registered Gypsy Vanner. She has a very sweet disposition, and very friendly. Chloe loves to be around people and loves lots of attention. Once you become her...

Gymir

Gymir is a chestnut Icelandic. Icelandics have one of the smoothest gaits of all breeds, however we haven't told Gymir this as we use him for some of...

Jetta

Jetta is a 17 year old breeding stock paint mare. Jetta has previously been in 4h and competed in many...

Misty

Misty is a 16 year-old registered quarter horse. She is very calm and sweet, but she loves to eat and sometimes she can be "motivationally challenged". Since...

Pride

Pride is our big horse in a mini horse body. He's great for therapy sessions as he is on the little patients' level. He is perfect for them to groom...

Simba

Simba is a registered red roan Gypsy Vanner gelding. He loves to please whoever is working with him, loves to be scratched, and loves being around people. As soon as you enter the...

Skip

Skip is our award-winning paint. He was NARHA's Region 6 Therapy Horse of the Year in 2009. All the kids love him and he is our best behaved horse, as well he...

Svali

Svali is a black and white Icelandic. He is very smooth and quick. He likes to make a game out of being caught, and he knows how to open gates to...