We are a Non-Profit Organization operated BY Veterans and their families, FOR Veterans and their families. We understand.
Confidential & Private, small group or individual sessions are available.
Discover ways to reconnect, de-stress, and communicate more effectively through the horse-human connection.
We offer EAGALA Certified Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning for Veterans, First Responders, and their family members/caretakers at no cost. Our Horses For Heroes program is operated by Licensed and Certified Professionals.
We address stress & anger, PTSD, communication skills, reconnecting with loved ones, boundaries, civilian adjustment issues, and many more.
Sessions are about an hour long, once a week. Please wear boots or closed toe shoes. We work with the horses on the ground, no riding is involved and no prior horse experience is necessary. Our sessions are hands on, experiential, and solution oriented.
Leading the way in Montgomery County for EAGALA Certified Equine Assisted Psychotherapy for Veterans and their family members, our team has facilitated hundreds of sessions since 2017.
Client review, April 4, 2019
”This is where I come to heal from combat. Their individual and family counseling has been paramount in my recovery. I spent 17 years in the Army and have finally found a place that has professionals and a sound treatment program. If you’re struggling, come to group and see for yourself.”
-Army Combat Veteran, Pilot
Client review, May 16, 2019
“This program has accomplished what years of therapy at the VA could not; peace of mind. Attending this program weekly, has literally saved my life. I would highly recommend equine therapy for any veteran struggling with PTSD, anxiety, or depression.”
- Army Combat Veteran, OIF, OEF
Client review, June 25, 2019
“This program has absolutely saved my life. Coming home from the Marine Corps, getting a divorce and no job in sight... suicide was a very viable option. The Horses for Heroes program with Shannon at the helm and the horses using a different approach, completely turned things around for me. They just understand the Veteran mindset. I now look forward to waking up everyday and would whole heartedly recommend this group to any Veteran struggling with everyday life in the civilian world. Semper Fidelis!”
- Marine Corps Veteran 0311
”We are not defined by our scars, but by what we do when our wounds close”
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