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Scottsbluff National Monument

Founded under the clear blue skies of Nebraska through the vision and efforts of

Kathy Gatch

Equine-Assisted Therapy 

"I've often said, there's nothing better for the inside of a man than the outside of a horse."
(Ronald Reagan)

Our Mission is to provide all disabled persons, young and old, the opportunity to experience the healing power of the human/horse bond. Our program combines instruction in traditional horsemanship skills with concepts of physical, occupational, speech, and behavior therapies in a controlled setting.
Our riders develop increased social interaction, abstract learning, better self-awareness, and improved functional mobility, posture and balance.

Riding has been proven effective as a recreational therapy in the treatment of:
Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Spina Bifida, Deafness, Blindness, Multiple Sclerosis, Learning Disabilities, Developmental Delays, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Emotional Disturbance, Paraplegics, Amputees, and so much more!


brown and white horse head

Summer Session will begin June 3rd!

Registration is now OPEN!

Would you like to volunteer with us? 

Reach out to (308) 672-6313 or

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