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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses is to use trained miniature horses as therapy animals inside hospitals, hospice programs and literacy programs for at risk youth.rnrnGentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses is an all volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity. Teams of tiny therapy horses visit over 35,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs and with children and first responders who have experienced traumatic events. The horses at Gentle Carousel\'s program in Athens, Greece also work with children living in orphanages and institutions.rnrnReading Is Magic, Gentle Carousel\'s award winning literacy program brings real horses inside schools, at risk youth programs and libraries to inspire young readers and \"bring books to life\".
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.