Healing Horses "One child at a time" Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   17 reviews

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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.
Programs: Youth volunteers on weekends. High risk youth volunteers Interaction and equine therapy for special needs and at risk youth.
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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

Well here is what I have to say,I had a horse named Misty and was unable to tend and care for her and I contacted all kinds of places I had found on the internet and by Gods good Graces I came across ''Healing Horses'' and at first Bev was going to try and find a loving home for her,but givin her age she decided to keep her and let her live out her life there with the other horses,for fear she did not want her to end up at at slaughter house and I am so very thankful for that.Bev and the volunteers are AMAZING at what they do and Bev teaches them as do they teach her.There is no horse that untouched by any of them,from what I seen when I took Misty there,there is nothing but love and kindness to all and the wellfare of the horse and the children.Healing Horses and Bev is a Godsend.if only more people were like her and her volunteers....God Bless you Bev....

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2011

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