Kandi LaMar
Executive Director,

Brett Bauer
Volunteer & Finance Manager,

Tawnya Hurt
Barn Staff

Bonnie Bruns
Program Manager,

Chris Tholen, OTR|L HPCS
Therapy Services Manager,

Matt Daly
Barn Staff,

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,

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

Brett Bauer
Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor,

Meg Stafford
Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor,

Naomi Heller George
Advanced Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Mentor,

Board of Directors

  • Stan Woodworth, Chairman
  • Melissa Scher, Vice Chairman
  • Joni Roeseler, Treasurer
  • Courtney Fahey, Secretary
  • Kelly Carlson, DVM
  • Eric Carlson, DVM
  • 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. Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to