Veterans

therapy horse sunny

Sunny

Sunny, the namesake of Sunny Creek Ranch, changed my life and continues to change the lives of those who work with her in our veteran equine program.

therapy-horse-Liver

Liver

Liver is a registered Haflinger mare and she is 36 years young...

veteran Eric Yorty rides a horse at Horses for Heroes NM Cowboy Up

How Horses and Cowboy Living are Helping Veterans

This unique program allows horses to help veterans ‘cowboy up’ and prepare for civilian life.

military veteran brushes chestnut horse

Shiloh

I met Shiloh at a time when I thought there was no hope for me to enjoy life again...

woman with PTSD and anxiety hugs therapy horse

Fancy

Last summer I found myself in a really bad place. I was barely functional and could barely leave the house...

2018 Hope in the Saddle Therapy Horse of the Year Winner Willie poses with veteran rider at the McCormick Research Institute

2018 Therapy Horse of the Year Winner: Willie

"Willie is an all-around kind of horse: therapy horse during the week, carriage pulling, rodeo trick-riding horse on weekends..."

woman sits on the grass with a dog in her lap and a sorrel horse laying down next to her

Ellie

My name is Amanda, and I am an Air Force veteran who nearly lost my life to PTSD...

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.