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Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles


EIN: 38-3380357
Founded: 1998
Offering Alternative Therapy with Smiles
4920 Groveland Road
Ortonville MI 48462
248-245-1020
Last Updated 2018-04-30

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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
To promote the health, well-being and happiness of handicapped individuals through horseback riding and related activities.


Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Public Service

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

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.

Volunteer Opportunities


Class Volunteer

Program Volunteer
Can't commit to a weekly class? Not comfortable around horses? There are lots of other ways to help out. Handy with tools? We always have things around the farm that need fixing. Or help coordinate one of our events, serve on our board of directors, volunteer during day camp, write a grant.


Wish List Items


O.A.T.S. Wish List
• Adopt a horse for a year sponsors
• Corporate and individual sponsors
• A good quality corn broom
• 60 watt regular light bulbs
• 60 watt indoor/outdoor floods
• Fly spray
• Good quality 50 ft. hose
• Good quality 50 ft. electrical extension cords
• Watering tank for our arena
• 90” round folding plastic top tables (for our holiday parties and day camp)
• 4” paint brushes
• Weed whacker
• Large garbage bags
• A push broom
• Weatherproof clocks for our arenas
• Used horse trophies and ribbons
• Paper cups for cold and hot beverages
• New traffic cones for our arenas
• Chain saw
• A projector for our video and pictures
• Western saddles and pads
• English saddles and bridles
• Dewormer for our horses (Zimectrin)
• Rainbow reins
• Safety stirrups (large)
• Toilet paper, toilet bowl cleaner, paper towels
• SEI/ASTM certified riding helmets
• New wooden safety skirting for indoor aren