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Our missions is to improve the quality of life of children and adults through equine therapy and interaction.
Hopes, Dreams and Horses is a non-profit equine assisted therapeutic center located in Jupiter Farms, FL. HDH was founded as a 501c3 in 1998 by executive director, Sue Copeland. Now, more than a decade later, we have expanded our offerings, rescued dozens of horses, and helped change the lives of hundreds of children and adults. Our programs are offered to any child or adult with physical, cognitive, emotional or social needs. PROGRAMS OFFERED:Therapeutic Riding lessons for children and adults with special needs. Equine Assisted Psychotherpy (EAP), facilitated by a mental health professional, Individual, family and group counseling with the partnership of a horse. Equine Assisted Learning, facilitated by a Equine Professional trained in EAP Individuals and groups, schools. Recreational and Educational Several previous groups include: Nursing homes, Children's Cancer Society, Palm Beach County School Districts ESE programs, girls/boy scouts, Equine rescue.