163 North County Road 29
Loveland, CO 80537
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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Hearts & Horses mission is to promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social well-being of people with special needs through equine assisted activities and therapies.
Hearts & Horses is a well-respected PATH Intl. Premier Accredited Center with an outstanding record serving those with physical, mental and emotional needs since 1997. From youth at risk, to individuals with Alzheimer's, to children with Autism, Hearts & Horses impacts every life we touch.
In all of our programs, the horse is viewed as a therapy partner, teaching our young riders valuable lessons in communication, teamwork, respect, trust, and independence. Our four-legged therapists act as gentle teachers in this "hands on," experiential learning environment, providing an abundance of love, respect, and patience to an often fragile and vulnerable population.
All of our instructors hold their PATH Intl. Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor (CTRI) and most of them also hold their PATH Intl. Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning (ESMHL).
Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation): Public Service
Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT).
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Volunteers Needed!Minimum Age: 14Hearts & Horses primarily runs on volunteers! From working directly with horses and clients in classes to working on our 23 acre ranch, helping to turn out and turn in horses, clean stalls, etc. We need YOU!
Horse And Stable SuppliesHelmets, Reinbow Reins, Fly Spray, lunge whip, dressage whip, English & Western saddles, Bareback pad, Psyllium & horse treats, Dewormer, Sweet PDZ, Manure Fork replacement heads, Cat food, Gift cards
Our Amazon Wish ListFind an updated list of items needed on our Amazon Wish list here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/2VYUQP175ROGF/ref=pdp_new_wl
Office SuppliesSticky notes, copy paper, stamps, Labels, Sharpie permanent black markers, Cups, paper plates, plastic utensils, snacks for participants, cleaning supplies and chlorox wipes, soda for pop machine, Thank You & Birthday cards. Volunteer appreciation items: gift cards, coupons, novelty items. Gift cards to Office Depot, Walmart, Target.