One of a kind therapy for all ages

Heart and Hooves Therapy
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A Nonprofit Enhancing Lives of All Ages

Heart and Hooves Therapy

A 501(c)3 public charity non-profit enhancing the lives of children and adults, any age and ability with a different kind of therapy! We use mini horses and other farm animals to provide on-site and off-site sessions and visits to any and all.

Animal therapy can strengthen human resilience through times of crisis, persistent adversity, and disruptive transitions, such as relocation, divorce, widowhood, and adoption. Animals can provide, especially in troubled times, great comfort and joy. Studies have shown the value of the human-animal bond in child development, elderly care, mental illness, physical impairments, and the rehabilitation of incarcerated youth and adults.

Animal Assisted Therapy

This type of therapy is a goal-oriented, planned, structured, and documented therapeutic intervention directed by health and human service providers, physicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, certified therapeutic recreation specialists, nurses, social workers, speech therapists, or mental health professionals with direct or indirect to use the animal as a tool to help teach, guide, learn and achieve set goals in partnership with an animal that meets specific training and has current registration with an animal therapy organization.

Animal Assisted Activities

This type of therapy provides opportunities for motivational, educational, and/or recreational benefits to enhance quality of life. While more informal in nature, these activities are delivered by a specially trained professional, paraprofessional, and/or volunteer, in partnership with an animal that meets specific training and has current registration with an animal therapy organization.

What our clients say


Great organization. My children had a blast and learned so much about caring for the mini horses, chickens and even got to pet a pig. If you’re looking for an activity for your children, I encourage you to book a session. Can’t wait to go back for another visit. 

Tiffany G

Melissa, I wanted to send a note on behalf of Sara and Tori to say how amazing yesterday was for them. It was a beautiful experience to have Tori be able to touch, feel and love Tori the Therapy Horse 🙂 They can’t wait to visit again! Thank you for creating this heartwarming business that can do so much good. 

Jennifer N

We had an AMAZING time learning how to take care of the animals. Mason was so happy to interact with Tori and Chips, and the chickens. Melissa you were so good with my kids, and we would love to plan to visit Hearts and Hooves Therapy again. Thank you so much, great experience. 

Krystal O

Melissa with one of her therapy horses

Get Involved

Donations are a vital part to our mission, providing mini horses to children and adults who can benefit most. Any amount is appreciated.

Melissa with one of her therapy horses

Upcoming Events

August 10 - Hat Bar

Private Event | Bring or Buy a Hat | Light Brunch

Join us for a special fundraiser benefiting Heart and Hooves Therapy! Spend the afternoon creating your own unique hat, enjoying a light brunch with lemonade and tea, and making memories with good company. Let’s come together to support this wonderful cause and have some fun while doing it! 

Private Event to Support Heart and Hooves Therapy
What Drives Us

Our Mission

Enhancing the lives of children and adults, at any age and any ability with a unique kind of therapy using mini horses and farm animals.


Thank You

Our Sponsors

We are truly overwhelmed by all the support we are getting on our journey. Thank you so much from all of us at Heart and Hooves Therapy.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of our non-profit, email Melissa.

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