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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Bath and groom horses, clean water troughs and do barn chores.

Programs: Youth volunteers on weekends.
High risk youth volunteers
Interaction and equine therapy for special needs and at risk youth.

Mission:
To Rescue, rehabilitate abused and neglected equine and place them into safe, permanent homes.

Provide permanent sanctuary for equine that due to age or health cannot be adopted.

Give those equine placed in sanctuary a purpose in life by joining them with children of special needs, physical or emotional disabilities, or who are a victim of abuse/violence, at risk youth.

To assist each child with special needs or trauma in reaching their full potential through interaction with horses, to include self-esteem, confidence, social skills, small and gross motor skills, balance, core strength, visual planning skills, attention span, cooridination, flexibility and concentration.

Provide education to the public in the benefits of having rescue horses interact with special needs, traumatized and at risk youth

Provide a healthy atmosphere where our youth can volunteer their help in aiding the horses and the children in need. To help children and youth understand their individual blessings and the importance of community service .
Results:
We have succeeded in helping many special needs and at risk children.
2011 brought 20 horses through our rescue. Seven were adopted to new homes. Five will remain in sanctuary.
We built a handicapped accessible bathroom in our barn.

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04/24/13
Things are looking so much brighter for the horses and children who so need this program. Taking abused, neglected and abandoned horses, rehabilitating them with nutrition, training and oodles of love creates a new life for these animals. They then go on to be a new life line to children with ... more »
02/20/13
I was introduced to this wonderful place by my neighbor Nancy Elkins. She and I go out there to help Bev in any way that we can. I have only been involved for a few months, but during that time I have seen many miraculous things happen. Whether it be a horse coming in that was abused in some way ... more »
02/19/13
I had the pleasure of meeting Bev and Healing Horses about a year ago. I was so interested in the horses that I asked about volunteering there. Only problem I had was I had never been around horses. Bev explained that they are just “over grown puppy dogs”. With trepidation I went the next... more »
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