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Healing with Horses Ranch


EIN: 45-2792151
Founded: 2011
Healing with Horses Ranch
10014 FM 973
Manor TX 78653
512-964-0360
Last Updated 2018-06-02

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Equine Welfare Network Guardian
We are proud to be a *2018 Guardian and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Healing with Horses Ranch provides safe, affordable, therapeutic horsemanship and other Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) to individuals with physical, cognitive and emotional challenges to improve functional life skills and promote healing and independence. It is a place where horses heal, ... body, mind, and soul.


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.

100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.


Volunteer Opportunities


Ranch Work Day
Minimum Age: 14
Pasture clearing, fence building, grass cutting, weed wacking! The skies the limit on the ranch work that can be done! Big jobs and small, heavy work or light! 4th Saturday of the month from 9-12!

Volunteer Training
Minimum Age: 14
Get trained to volunteer as a horse handler, side walker, feeding team, or horse conditioner. Trainings are on the 3rd Saturday of the month generally. Changes are posted on our website and facebook page. Then weekly opportunities to work with clients and horses based on your schedule and ours!


Wish List Items


Horse Feed
We use 4 bags of Nutrena Safe Choice and 2 bags of Nutrena Safe Choice Senior! At almost $20/bag, horse feed costs add up quickly. Gift Cards to Tractor Supply company or Elgin Country Store, coupons for PNutrena Feed, or actual bags of feed are most appreciated!

Coastal Hay
Horse quality Coastal Hay in either round bales or square bales. Moldy hay can be toxic to horses so great care is needed in selecting hay! 12 horses go through one round bale a week. We do have some chubby horses so being able to restrict their hay intake using square baled is my favorite feeding method!

English Or Western Tack
We must make sure that the saddle fits the horse and each rider. That makes it necessary to have many different sized saddles. We currently only have 2 western saddles and each one only fits one horse each! Side pulls and bridles with the correct sized bits are needed for each horse!

Lumber
2X4's, 2X6's, 4X4's, 4X8 sheets of plywood, sheet metal, roofing material to build shelters for the horses and to build a mounting ramp and mounting block.

Tack Room
12X12 portable building for our tack room and another for a feed room. We currently are borrowing an enclosed toy hauler for our tack room and trash cans in a small enclosure is our feed room!

Bottled Water
It's important to make sure that our volunteers feel treasured and sometimes its as simple as a bottle of water or soda! It can be a good source of revenue at events as well!


*Guardians are organizations on the Equine Welfare Network that demonstrate a commitment to public transparency and accountability by their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their operations. The Guardian Designation is awarded annually.