WHAT HOOVES IS
A RETREAT, SAFE HAVEN AND SANCTUARY FOR BOTH HORSES AND VETERANS
AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH, SELF-HEALING, AND PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT THROUGH CONNECTING WITH MISSION, VISION & PURPOSE
A PLATFORM THAT FOSTERS SOCIAL AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
A PROGRAM THAT IS BUILT ON THE FOUNDATION OF PHILOSOPHY AND NATURAL LAW
A HOLISTIC PIECE OF THE HEALING PUZZLE THAT WILL SUPPORT AND ENHANCE OTHER TREATMENT
WHAT HOOVES IS NOT
HOOVES IS NOT THERAPY! OUR FACILITATORS DO NOT PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (ALTHOUGH MANY MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS LOVE TO REFER TO US)
AN EXPERIENCE THAT REQUIRES YOU TO TELL YOUR STORY - WE ACTUALLY ENCOURAGE YOU NOT TO
A HORSEBACK RIDING PROGRAM - HORSES ARE POSITIONED AS A CONDUIT & MIRROR OF UNCONSCIOUS LIMITATIONS
AN EXPERIENCE THAT TAKES A LONG TIME TO SEE RESULTS - FEEDBACK IS INSTANT AND SHIFTS ARE IMMEDIATE
WHO WE ARE
At H.O.O.V.E.S. we believe that experiential training makes a difference for veterans and witness interaction with horses have a life changing impact on our service men and women. Through the facilitation of the Equine Wisdom Integration Method, our team works tirelessly to ensure our veterans receive the critical support they need.
Meaningful Work. Unforgettable Experiences.
rescue horses to help veterans transform Post Traumatic Stress into Post Traumatic Growth.
H.O.O.V.E.S. saves the lives of both horses and hero's by informing, inspiring, and guiding veterans towards finding their purpose so they can improve their lives and the lives of their families.
Through retreats and workshops with rescued horses, H.O.O.V.E.S. empowers veterans to WIN their battles
To uphold the military mindset of selfless service
Fill organizational voids through creative thinking and effective application
Support each other at any capacity to the best of our ability
Strive daily to grow on a personal level
Practice what we preach
Foster continuous service to humanity
Create a legacy that will continue to serve beyond our lifetime
The workshop curriculum is action-based and results in the individual finding a renewed sense of purpose in a personalized mission statement. The opportunity to fine tune new insight is available during monthly educational workshops. We encourage the continuous involvement of alumni by welcoming them back for opportunities to help other veterans through the H.O.O.V.E.S. Mentor Program. Additionally, monthly events are hosted that allow our participants to serve and give back in the H.O.O.V.E.S. Community Group.
Horses are partnered with service men and women in a judgement free environment to work through stress and trauma incurred by the effects of military service. With this methodology, the program participants regain confidence and self-worth, while aligning with new purpose, empowering them to reconnect with their family and the community.