ABOUT HORSES SPIRITS HEALING

OUR STAFF

Amanda Ott

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.

Micala Hollinger

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

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.

Debran Anderson

Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor

Bachelors of Science in Human Services, Masters of Science in Mental Health and Rehabilitation. She is certified through PATH Int’l and is CPR, First Aid, and AED certified.

THE HERD

Abby

Abby

Alec

Bella

Brownie

Buggsy

Chief

Cuzco

Dawn

Lulu

MasterCard

Milkshake

Rakush

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 is the Emergency Management Manager for SCL Health in Montana. 

Dan Edelman

PHD, CPA

US Army military intelligence, disabled while deployed overseas. He is currently Chancellor, MSU Billings.

Dawn Githens

TREASURER

Retired Air Force Colonel with 24 years experience. 

Joan Grauman

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

A community volunteer with over 35 years experience with non-profit agencies.