Our History

Horses with Heart had a very humble beginning in 1993 when Vickie Stuart’s dream to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to participate in therapeutic and recreational horseback riding came true. She held riding sessions on weekends and during school breaks at the S Bar & J Ranch in Chino Valley. “Buddy”, a Quarter horse, was the first donated horse in the program.

In 1996, Trudy Chapman-Radley reorganized Horses with Heart, became its first Executive Director and became a PATH, Intl. (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (formerly NARHA) Certified Instructor. Sessions were moved to the ranch on Cherry Circle in Dewey where more horses joined the program.

read more

Volunteering at HwH

INDIVIDUAL OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for individuals or group work...
read more

 

VOLUNTEER AS A FAMILY
Update...
read more

GROUP OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for individuals or group work...
read more

 

CURRENT VOLUNTEERS
Last year we had over 22,000 volunteer hours and used every one of them. Thank you for your support of our ongoing need for additional team members.


News

 
OPEN ARENA & TACK SALE! Third Sunday of every month, 1-4 p.m.
Just $20 per horse & rider pair... plus great tack bargains. Get the details: ./Open Arena flyer.pdf 
 ----------------------------------------------
Gifts for graduations, weddings, any occasion at all?
Shop on Amazon, support Horses with Heart. Go to smile.amazon.com/ch/86-0735678
 


--------------------------------------------------
Are you on Facebook? We are! Just look for Horses with Heart, and "Like us" to stay in the know.
 
-------------------------------------------------


 

Cut your state taxes!

Find out how:

 

Volunteer Forms
Looking for the latest forms to download?