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Paul is one of our most committed participants and volunteers.  He cares about the horses, takes care of them to the utmost of his abilities, and is never afraid to ask us any questions he might have. Here is Paul’s story: “The time that I get to spend out at Horses Spirits Healing is…(Read More)

Today, on June 6th, we remember all of our allied soldiers who gave their lives on the beaches of Normandy, making it possible for the Allies to secure their foothold in Europe. World Leaders have gathered to commemorate this historic time of international cooperation. In the words of Queen Elizabeth, “The fate of the world…(Read More)

Courteously written by Eric Brown When Bill Winchell’s left leg was amputated above the knee due to complications from type 2 diabetes four years ago, he was sure he’d never be able to ride a horse again. Horses Spirits Healing, Inc. (HSHI) proved him wrong last May, shortly after his first visit to…(Read More)

Thank you for inviting me to share a few words. I want to especially thank Barb Skelton and Paul Gatzemeir for their strong leadership and for their service to our veterans. Montana has a long and proud history of service—including here in Yellowstone County where over 13,000 veterans call home. As Ranking Member…(Read More)

To Whom It May Concern, My name is Aimee Mereness. My husband Paul has been involved with Horses Spirits Healing for 12 weeks. In these past 12 weeks, I have noticed many positive changes in Paul. The first week when Paul came home he was so excited. He talked about the Horses, Anvia and the…(Read More)

Dear Mr. Gatzemeier, Thank you for Horses Spirits Healing Inc (HSHI)’s involvement in Equine Therapy for U.S. Military veterans. I first learned about HSHI from a brochure at the local Veteran’s Affairs Clinic. I was not sure what to expect when I signed up for participation. After recently completing ten complimentary sessions…(Read More)

Kiki Hargrove


Hi, My name is Kiki & I’m 17 years old. I am in a wheelchair without lower limbs. I have been riding horses for about three years and have participated in four equestrian centers before riding at the Intermountain Equestrian Center. The other stables that I have rode at were somewhat accommodating. I was…(Read More)