ABOUT HORSES SPIRITS HEALING

OUR STAFF

Amanda Tusler

Program Director/Lead Instructor

Bachelors of Science in Therapeutic Riding Instruction and Psychology. She is certified through PATH Int’l and is CPR, First Aid, and AED certified.

Abigail Oloff

Instructor 

Bachelors of Science in Therapeutic Riding Instruction with a minor in Psychology. A certified instructor through PATH Int’l and is CPR, First Aid, and AED certified.

Micala Todd

Instructor and Web Admin

Bachelors of Science with concentrations in Therapeutic Riding Instruction and Training, with a minor in Psychology. A certified instructor through PATH Int’l and is CPR, First Aid, and AED certified.

THE HERD

Alec

Bella

Cuzco

Dawn

George

Lulu

MasterCard

Milkshake

Taylor

Tyra

Wrinkles

THE BOARD

Barbara B. Skelton

 COFOUNDER

Barb holds honorary doctorates from RMC and MSU-N, and is an owner of IEC and co-founder of HSHI.

Paul Gatzemeier

PRESIDENT + COFOUNDER
Paul is a retired energy executive and is an owner of IEC and co-founder of HSHI.

Robert S. Crandall

SECRETARY
Robert, Staff Sergeant, US Army-Retired disabled 1975. He is a founder of Warrior Wishes Montana.

David R. Nordel

AIR FORCE VETERAN RETIRED, RN EMERGENCY NURSE

David was an Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant, Medic RN Emergency Medicine. He is currently an Emergency Management Team Leader and Consultant for Witt O’Brien.

Dan Edelman

PHD, CPA

 Dan was US Army military intelligence, disabled while deployed overseas. He is the former Chancellor, MSU Billings.

Darla Tyler-McSherry

TREASURER

Darla is Director of Student Health Services at MSUB and is the founder of an initiative addressing mental health issues in the farm and ranch communitities.

Joan Grauman

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

Joan is a community volunteer with over 35 years experience with non-profit agencies.

Renee Reijo Pera

PHD

Renee is President and CEO of the McLaughlin Research Institute for Biomedical Research in Great Falls, MT. She is also the incoming Dean of Research for the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Montana. Her research is focused on neural biology.