Brave Hearts: Programs for Veterans, First Responders, and Families Facing Terminal Illness

At Heavenly Horses, our Brave Hearts program is designed to support families of veterans, first responders, individuals facing terminal illness. Stepping into our community is like stepping outside of your normal day-to-day life and into a judgment-free zone, surrounded by animals that offer amazing feedback and connect on the deepest of levels.

Benefits of Our Brave Hearts Program

Interacting with horses can provide numerous benefits, including:

  • Expanded Self-Awareness: Gain a deeper understanding of yourself through non-verbal communication with horses.
  • Deeper Connections: Foster stronger relationships with others by connecting on an emotional level with horses.
  • Increased Confidence: Build self-esteem as you learn to care for and communicate with these magnificent animals.
  • Improved Social Skills: Enhance your ability to interact with others through the social nature of working with horses.
  • Deeper Communication Methods: Develop better ways to express yourself and understand others by observing and mimicking the subtle cues of horses.
  • Greater Focus: Improve your ability to concentrate and stay present in the moment.
  • Measured and Appropriate Assertiveness: Learn to assert yourself in a balanced and respectful way.
  • Enhanced Resiliency: Build inner strength and resilience through overcoming challenges with the help of horses.
  • Improved Understanding of Boundaries: Gain a clearer sense of personal boundaries and learn to respect the boundaries of others.
  • Responding vs. Reacting: Cultivate the ability to respond thoughtfully rather than reacting impulsively.
  • Greater Self-Regulation: Improve your emotional regulation and control.
  • Heightened Awareness of Responsibility and Accountability: Develop a stronger sense of responsibility and accountability through caring for horses.
  • Stress Reduction: Experience significant stress relief from the calming presence of horses.
  • Emotional Healing: Find emotional release and healing through the unconditional acceptance of horses.
  • Physical Benefits: Engage in physical activity that can improve overall fitness and well-being.

Join Us

At Heavenly Horses, we are committed to creating a supportive and nurturing environment for everyone. Whether you are a veteran, a first responder, or someone dealing with terminal illness, our Brave Hearts programs offer a unique opportunity to find healing and connection.

We invite you to join our community and experience the transformative power of horses. Your participation not only benefits you but also helps us continue our mission of providing care and support to those in need.

For more information about our programs or to get involved, please contact us. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of people and horses alike. Please use the contact us page to get in touch or call 760-810-4470.

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