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Our Mission is to heal the hearts of struggling youth through bonding with horses. We provide scholarships that allow youth to participate in social, emotional, and behavioral growth as well as significant learning experiences through interaction wit... Read more
Our Mission is to heal the hearts of struggling youth through bonding with horses. We provide scholarships that allow youth to participate in social, emotional, and behavioral growth as well as significant learning experiences through interaction with horses.
Happiness Through Horses provides scholarships for vulnerable youth in the community to participate in equine programs at partnering facilities in the Denver Metro area and surrounding counties. We are also actively creating programs for future leadership development. Our mission in to ensure that all children who can benefit from equine therapy and interaction receive services through one of our partner programs. Equine Therapy offers an effective and creative way for our kids to:
Increase self-worth and personal integrity
Increase trust and confidence
Develop healthy relationships
Develop anger management skills
Recover from substance use and/or eating disorders
Heal from trauma
Reduce loneliness, anxiety and feelings of isolation
Decrease impulsive and self destructive behaviors
Learn the difference between assertiveness and aggressiveness
Gain respect for diversity and individuality
Learn the importance of teamwork and community
By supporting Happiness Through Horses, you ensure that all vulnerable kids in our community have access to the life-changing experiences of working with horses, and and a chance to live healthier, happier, more Successful lives!