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Horses

Sabre
Donated by Pat Creswell
Sponsored by Dave & Lacie Schwend

Sabre is the kindest horse I have ever met. There is nothing he won't do for you and will do it with grace, patience and dignity. Sabre is broke to the lift, attends all events including the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, Special Olympics and Tractor Supply Co. demonstrations.  



Bear 
Donated by Homer Jr and Janet Scott Family Foundation
Sponsored by Mike & Vicky McMeans

Bear is a small horse with the biggest personality. This smart and playful pony has come a long way in his three years with us and we will continue to expect great things from him. Bear is now trained to drive in our driving program. 


Dennis
Donated by Trinity Glasscock
Sponsored by Wheeler Family Foundation

Dennis is a veteran of the program having been with us the longest. He has the equine version of diabetes and normally looks like he is pregnant. This year, we think we found the trick to controlling his weight which means he is healthier and enjoying life much more than before. 

 


Tilli
Leased from Brett & Ashley Johnson
Sponsored Dr. Gregg McAdoo & Family

Tilli is our biggest horse weighing in about 1600 lbs. He is a giant teddy bear and loves attention. Tilli prefers to work with at-risk youth, but also enjoys veterans on a one-on-one basis. Group work is too much for this sensitive guy. Tili will begin driving this fall in the driving program. 


Winston 
Donated by Bob & Leah Olafson
Sponsored by Charlotte McKinney

Winston is fairly new and is still trying to find his place.  He is smart, loves attention and has such a smooth gait that he is wonderful to ride. He is sweet and calm, even when unsure, making him a perfect therapy horse.  Winston came to us with arthritis and a history of laminitis, so if you are interested in sponsoring him, we would be grateful.  He will be started on specialized joint medication and provided a special diet. 

 

Cody
Donated by US Forest Service
Sponsored by Phil & Barb Perry

Cody is on his second career, having been a US Forest Service mount in the Big Horn Mountains. He is a solid horse with plenty of go, but his steady attitude and laid back demeanor make him a great horse to work with. Cody has advanced arthritis in his knees, but thanks to his sponsor, he is more comfortable on the specialized joint medication.



Ped
Donated by Kelly Schriebies Memorial Foundation.
Sponsored by Wayne & Sherry Buck

Ped is our all-around guy. He rides, drives and LOVES the veteran sessions. He is a sweet boy with a big heart and even bigger appetite. Ped enjoys his job and does all of it well.

 

Lynx
Donated by Lohse Family 
Anonymously sponsored

Lynx is a fun horse who knows when to go and when to be slow. He suffers from COPD (asthma). Last summer was especially hard on Lynx with all the smoke from the wildfires, but now he has improved considerably. 

Sampson 
Donated by Kathi Barker
Sponsored by Cordilleran Environmental Consultants, Inc

Sampson continues to work with veterans teaching them to ride well. He is particularly fond of trail rides and looks forward to going out. Sampson has advanced arthritis which sometimes slows him down, but mostly he is comfortable now, thanks to specialized arthritis medication.

    
Feather
Donated by Veterans, Twin M Designs, Knights of Mayhem and an anonymous donor.
Sponsored by Judy & John Rueb

Feather is a little girl with a BIG attitude. She thinks she is a big horse and is alpha horse in the herd. Feather has a big job at CHAPS: she is ridden by our youngest clients, spends time in the veteran mental health sessions and travels to nursing homes and the Child Development Center serving clients unable to come to CHAPS.



Chachi
Leased from Jonalee Watkins

Chachi is a "horse in a pony's body," according to his mom. He is very laid back, easy to handle and seems to enjoy our company. Chachi will be visiting the Veteran's Home of Wyoming, the Child Development Center and the Mountain View Living Center residents this winter and early spring.


 



 

DO YOU WANT TO ADOPT A HORSE?
We always appreciate the generous donations that come from our community! The CHAPS program couldn't continue with out you and our Horses. If you would like to help sponsor the care, feeding and veterinarian fees for 'one of the guys,' click below or contact us directly!

307-673-6161 



Ped getting a pedicure from Colter Manley Farrier Services.

 
 


Bear with the Colonel during a veteran EFP session.

 
 
 
 
A very fuzzy Sampson undergoing his physical exam from Dr. Sarah. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sabre getting some acupuncture from Dr. Cindy.
 
 
 
 
 
Sampson and Ped enjoying the snow! 
 
 
 
 

Winston out for a trail ride.
 
 
 
 
Tilli in the "dentist chair" while Sam works on his teeth.