|About||DreamPower Horsemanship provides equine-assisted activities and therapies for children, teens and adults with special needs. We are located in Gilroy, CA.|
|Mission||Building lives filled with dreams and the power to make dreams come true.|
“Pete,” one of DreamPower’s therapy horses, was selected as the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International 2014 Therapy Horse of the Year. For this honor Pete will be inducted into the Horse Star Hall of Fame (http://www.horsestarshalloffame.org/home).
DreamPower was selected by the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce as the 2015 Non-Profit of the Year.
Other national and regional awards won by DreamPower Horsemanship include:
• Martha McNiel was selected as the PATH Intl. Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy and Learning Professional of the Year in 2011.
• Garry Stauber was selected as the 2014 PATH Intl. Region 11 Therapeutic Riding Instructor of the Year.
• Terri Stinson was selected as the PATH Intl. Region 11 Volunteer of the Year in 2014.
• “Tulips” was selected as the PATH Intl. Region 11 Therapy Horse of the Year in 2011.
Equine facilitated psychotherapy (ind., family and group)
Therapeutic horsemanship lessons
Horses for Warriors (for veterans and their families)
Ponies & Preschoolers (kindergarten readiness for children age 3-5)
Farm Friends (social skills groups for children age 6-18)
Unbridled Growth: personal growth groups for women
Horse Power groups for adults living with multiple sclerosis
Overcoming Fear Clinics
Equine Journey Wilderness Program
Equine facilitated learning (partnerships with schools)
Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy Seminars
Therapist/Instructor Training Program