Kandi LaMar
Executive Director,

Brett Bauer
Volunteer & Finance Manager,

Tawnya Hurt
Barn Staff

Bonnie Bruns
Program Manager,

Chris Tholen, HPCS
Therapy Services Manager,

Sara Royster
Barn Superintendent,

Brad Royster,
Facilities Manager


Our therapist is certified by the American Hippotherapy Association and our riding instructors are certified by PATH.

Bonnie Bruns
Advanced Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Mentor,

Katie Loomis
Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor,

Brett Bauer
Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor,

Meg Stafford
Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor,

Chris Tholen
Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor, Licensed Occupational Therapist, and Hippotherapy Clinical Specialist,

Board of Directors

  • Stan Woodworth, Chairman
  • Melissa Scher, Vice Chairman
  • Joni Roeseler, Treasurer
  • Courtney Fahey, Secretary
  • Kelly Carlson, DVM
  • Eric Carlson, DVM
  • Ronald Adrian
  • Dana Benjamin
  • Austin Berke
  • Vinita Canright
  • Pam Cowan
  • Denise Farris
  • Rob Holland
  • Greg Lee
  • Katie Loomis
  • Parrish Lucas
  • Vicki Messbarger
  • Sandy Rose
  • Melissa Scher
  • Amanda Strom

Advisory Board

  • Jon Baum
  • Jim Brainard
  • Hilary Watson
  • Shorty McKenny
  • Norm Fretwell
  • Nancy Beaver
  • Art Stern
  • Wyatt Rosner


We are currently accepting resumes for a part-time PATH Certified Instructor. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to