Helping Horses Heal People


1) Freedom Farm MN     

FreedomFarm     Susie Bjorklund, 11500 Ferman Ave. SW, Waverly, MN, 55390 (952-955-2505).     

Email: Program serves children and adults who have physical, mental, and emotional challenges as well as active & veteran military service members. Healing with Horses program for female war veterans. Hope with Horses program for the disengaged high school student and at-risk teen. Year-round. Indoor arena. PATH Intl. Premier Accredited center & instuctor. Non-profit.

2) Gathering Place Stables

Melanie Nix (651-323-3502), 3843 Oakgreen Ave N, Stillwater, MN 55082.
Programs provide therapeutic horseback riding opportunities to children, adults, and active and veteran military service members. The programs are designed to promote physical, mental, and emotional well being. When people and horses gather, miracles happen. Heated indoor arena. Non-profit. Instructor certification through PATH International is pending.

3) Majestic Hills Ranch

     Majestic Hills Ranch     Kris Zieska, 24580 Dakota Ave., New Market, MN, 55044 (952-426-5688), Serving children and young adults with special needs as well as military veterans in rehabilitation. PATH Intl. certified instructors. Spring-fall. Non-profit.

3) Acres For Life

Lynn Moore, LADC, Box 831, Lindstrom, MN 55045 (651-353-2860) lmoore@acresforlife,com Instructor is EAGALA Advanced certified & licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor working with adults & children who have experienced chemical dependency, mental health issues, fetal alcohol syndrome, ADHD, trauma, abuse, grief & loss. Site in Chisago. Covered arena.

4) CENTAUR Healing Center

Sharon Davern, LP, LMFT, 2928 90th Ave SE, Eyota, MN 55934. (507-534-2668) Web: EAGALA-certified staff working with therapeutic groups for kids 8-12, women who have experienced domestic violence, PTSD (especially veterans). Also team-building and leadership training. Indoor arena. Year round. Site in Eyota (Rochester area).

5) Midnight Sun Enterprises LLC

Kerry Severson, 11050 Manning Ave S, Hastings, MN, 55033 (612-590-4687), email: Equine assisted psychotherapy for individuals, families and groups at private horse facility. Focused on personal growth and awareness for individuals and groups who have various mental health and relationship issues. Programs for business, corporations, and veterans also available. Indoor arena. EAGALA certified staff.

6) Minnesota Horse Council: Listing of all other MN based Equine Therapy {certified} Programs