In early 2019, Hugs won a Feed It Forward grant from Nutrena animal feed company, whose motto is "Animals change lives." They documented beautifully how Hugs' horses change the lives of the people with disabilities we serve.
Please watch these four short videos and ENJOY!
Rona Jacobs, Hugs' director and instructor, and Anne Marie Marozas, Hugs' program coordinator, talk about the impact of the Hugs program.
Pre-School with Disabilities teacher Corey Baldwin discusses how the horse riding experience has changed his students.
Rona reads a letter written to Hugs from a teacher who talks about the almost miraculous changes she saw in her students with autism as they rode.
Rodgers has been riding with Hugs since he was two years old. Here is why....