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Jessica Morris

Jessica Morris grew up in Northern California riding Welsh ponies, her Quarter Horse, Tweedle Dun, and her Paint mare, Mokey. She now lives in Georgia with her son Benjamin and her husband Luke, who is in the Navy. Jessica loves writing stories about the joy and healing horses bring to people because they are reminders that there is still good in the world.

Adaptive Vaulting—autistic rider on roan horse

Vaulting to New Heights

Students gain confidence and strength through adaptive vaulting at Karin’s Horse Connection.

para-dressage rider Lauren Barwick rides extended trot on chestnut horse

In Pursuit of Excellence

Para-equestrian Lauren Barwick didn’t let a devastating accident stop her from becoming a successful rider and trainer.

adaptive driving trainer and student in wheelchair smile in carriage

The Magic of Therapeutic Driving

A therapeutic carriage driving program makes equine therapy accessible to all.

Stephany Harrington runs barrels at the PAFRA Championship Rodeo.

For Love of Rodeo and Country

A rodeo association created by military members for military members is making it possible for those who serve to compete in the sport despite the challenges of military life.

Unbridled actress Téa Mckay and horse co-star Dreamer star in a movie about equine-assisted therapy.

"Unbridled" Movie Showcases Power of Equine Therapy

Unbridled tackles tough issues in a beautiful, family-friendly film that showcases healing through equine therapy.

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Therapy Horses Gone Wild

A unique nature-exposure therapy program in Florida uses wild Florida Cracker Horses to help adults with autism.


Special Olympics riders shine at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center

The Sunshine State lived up to its name on January 21st when more than 20 athletes gathered at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center to compete in the 2018 Special Olympics Florida Area 5 Equestrian Championships.


Horses Healing Heroes

Military members, veterans, and their families find horses and healing at the Brave HEART program.

Mobile Minis Foundation for Blind Children

Minimum Size, Maximum Love

Miniature horses are trotting their way into the hearts of both young and old through the Mobile Minis program.

Ashley Kissing Freya

A Legacy of Healing

A therapeutic riding program on a historic ranch uses horses to empower students with disabilities.