October 2017

Melissa Sargent, the founder and CEO of Hearts and Hooves Therapy, has been involved with horses for 17 years on all levels from scooping poop, showing, training and caring for them. Her experience has ranged from 4-H, Future Farmers of America and getting a Veterinary Assistant Certification. She has studied animal behavior and is a Pet Partner’s animal therapy handler. She was also a foster child that was adopted and raised by a foster parent and has learned many things from all the children served in her home!

Hearts and Hooves Therapy Horse

Heart and Hooves Therapy is a 501(c) 3 non-profit public charity that enhances the lives of children and adults, any age and ability with a different kind of therapy! Volunteers use AAA (animal assisted activities) and AAT (animal assisted therapy) to offer on-site sessions and off-site visits with their mini horses and other animals. They serve any and all, regardless of where they are located or what they are going through.