Posts Posts by: "Horses Spirits"

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)

Article written by Luke Laster “It just makes me feel very special”. And a special day it was for veteran Bob Crandall who stood upright today for the first time in 30 years. It all started when Hell’s A-Roarin’ Outfitters in Gardiner ran a fundraiser and was looking to donate a Trackstander to…(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)

What is PATH Intl.?  PATH Intl. was founded in 1969 as the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA) to promote safe and effective therapeutic horseback riding throughout the United States and Canada. Today, PATH Intl. has more than 870 member centers and more than 8,000 individual members in countries all over the…(Read More)

We Will Never Forget


  It has been sixteen years today since our nation was savagely attacked in New York, at the Pentagon and at Shanksville, PA. At a 9/11 memorial six years ago, Vice President Joe Biden said, “As they came of age, they showed up. They showed up to fight for their country and they’re…(Read More)

  Written by Dan Burkhart The Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation (the Foundation) has awarded $7,000 this year for the Horses Spirits Healing Inc. (HSHI) equine therapy for veterans program, operated at the Intermountain Equestrian Center. “We are extremely grateful for the support of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and its recognition for…(Read More)