Four years ago, Ashley and Tina visited Hope Reins on a Saturday during Barn Chores. ‘For the first time in years, she smiled. I literally dropped to my knees and told God she was in his hands now,’ says Tina.
Hoofin' It with Cheyanne
The first time they came to Hope Reins, Elvira couldn’t believe her eyes as Cheyanne’s demeanor transformed from a fidgety, nervous little girl to a calm, purposeful helper at the ranch.
Hoofin' It With Timmy
When asked what advice he’d give to other kids like him, Timothy says, “I would say, try your best to keep living.”
Most of our ‘angels in horsehair’ are rescued with heartbreaking stories of abuse and neglect. This shared story of pain opens hearts and helps foster a significant bond between our hurting kids and horses.
We support kids ranging in age from 5-18 who struggle with crisis like severe trauma, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, cancer, suicide, debilitating anxiety, or living in homelessness, poverty, group home or foster care.
Hundreds of volunteers support the ministry’s free services, its horses and property. Various teams – from feeding, property and cleaning – to development, hospitality and gardening, all grow from their innate desire to be connected, serve others and glorify God.