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Hoof Prints On The Heart, Inc is a 501c(3) Nonprofit organization dedicated to providing Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) to individuals who are working through personal and emotional challenges in all stages of life. Under the guidance of a licensed counselor, and professionally trained staff, children and adults who may be experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression and isolation will have the opportunity to receive unconditional acceptance through a genuine connection with horses, in a peaceful and idyllic setting. Located in beautiful Millstone Township, NJ, the heart of picturesque Monmouth County horse country, Hoof Prints On The Heart offers participants a chance to reconnect with nature and explore alternative solutions to common every-day problems by actively engaging with caring and compassionate staff and equine partners in a safe, fun and therapeutic environment. In addition to helping people, Hoof Prints on the Heart gives many horses an opportunity to have a purpose long after their show career ends. Your donations make the difference and allow us to enhance the lives of many people. Here are a few of our foundation horses that are currently donating time to our program.
Milo is a 27 year old retired thoroughbred race horse. He's been here at the farm for a long time. When his owner was diagnosed with an illness, and couldn't come out to spend time with him anymore, we decided to give him a new job with us! He loves to meet new people and eat a lot of soft treats!
Maverick is a 5 year old Shire. He was born in Nebraska in 2011. The Shire horse is a breed of draft horse. They are a tall breed at 17 hands and over. The breed was exported from Britain to the United States in large numbers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Popularity began to increase again in the 1970s and after. The Shire is one of the oldest breed of draft horses. They are well known for being gentle giants. Maverick is a kind soul and loves to meet new friends.
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Blue is a 22 year old American Paint Horse. He was born in Iowa in 1994. The American Paint Horse's combination of color and conformation has made the American Paint Horse the second-largest breed registry in the United States. Blue is a very social boy and will hang out with you all day long.
Kodak is a 7 year old black and white Paint Horse and the sweetest horse! She's lived with a goat as her best friend until she came to us She loves her new human friends and prefers to be around people and loves to be pampered. We call her "the talking horse" and you will see why when you meet her! She seems to have a lot to talk about!