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Bringing hope, joy and unlimited possibilities through the healing power of the horse.

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President/COO

Meggan Hill-McQueeney
PATH Master Level Instructor
PATH Intl. 2015 James Brady Award Recipient
PATH Advanced Evaluator
Special Olympics of Illinois Trainer
Special Olympics Equestrian Coach

PATH Job Task Development Committee
PATH Equine Services for Heroes Committee
 


meggan@braveheartsriding.org
Director of Operations/
PATH Registered Instructor

Paddy McKevitt
PATH Intl. Registered Level Instructor
PATH 2015 Certified Professional of the Year & Region 7 Certified Professional of the Year
Special Olympics Equestrian Coach 

paddy@braveheartsriding.org

Program Director


Jen Hazlewood




program.director@braveheartsriding.org
Volunteer Director

Amber Eck

volunteer.director@braveheartsriding.org
Executive Assistant

Jeanna Sorgani, CTRS
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
PATH Registered Instructor 

jsorgani@braveheartsriding.org
Administrative AssistantNancy Phomboutdy
Barn ManagerShelby Naabbarn.manager@braveheartsriding.org
AccountantInho So, CPAaccounting@braveheartsriding.org
Barn & Tackroom  AssistantAmber Sampiller
Barn AssistantSamantha Quesnell
Barn AssistantAmanda Wagner

Barn AssistantMary Kate McMillan
PATH Advanced Instructor

Deb Stockwell
Special Olympics Equestrian Coach
PATH Mentor
Certified Equine Massage Therapist 


PATH Advanced Level Instructor

Lori Cohen, CEIP/Ed
Special Olympics Equestrian Coach
Advanced Epona Quest Facilitator
PATH Mentor



PATH Registered Level Instructor & PATH Driving Instructor

Julie Gavin-Freeman



PATH Registered Level InstructorAvery White
PATH Registered Level InstructorJamie Janssen Casey,PSY.D.,LCSW, C-ACYSFW
PATH Registered Level InstructorNick Montijo
US Marine Corps Veteran

PATH Registered Level  Instructor

Ron Hathaway
US Air Force Veteran 





PATH Registered Level  Instructor

Fred Busby
US Marine Corps Veteran


Clinic Director

Assistant

Lead Exercise Rider

Kim Davis
PATH Registered Instructor

Special Olympics

Equestrian Coach

kdavis@braveheartsriding.org
Occupational Therapist

Terese Klinger, MOT, OTR/L
Special Olympics Equestrian Coach
AHA Level 1 & 2 Certified
AHCB Certified Therapist
PATH Registered Instructor
PATH Registered Therapist


Physical Therapist


Sherri Butler,PT
PATH Registered Therapist
PATH Registered Instructor
AHA Level 1 & 2 Certified
Early Intervention Certified
 





Speech-Language Pathologist


Kelly Friesema, MS, CCC-SLP/L
AHA Level 1 Certified
Early Intervention Certified 



Speech-Language Pathologist

Ashley Moritz, MS, CCC-SLP
PATH Registered Instructor 
AHA Level 1 & 2 Certified
Early Intervention Certified 


Speech-Language

Pathologist


Heather Mosley, MS, CCC-SLP
AHA Level 1 Certified 





InternKatie Whitmore


 

Our Partners

 American Airlines     •    American Hippotherapy Association    •     Aurora Vet Center    •        Becca’s Legacy    •     Canine Companions        Capt. James Lovell VA Hospital    •    Department of Children and Family Services         Division of Specialized Care for Children     •    DuPage County Vet Center  •  Easter Seals    •     Experience Works    •    Families of the Fallen    •   Fort Sheridan First Calvary      Goldie B. Floberg Center    
                  The Gracie Center   Hines VA      Illinois Joining Forces      •  Illinois National Guard     •      Jesse Brown VA Hospital    •    Lake-McHenry County Veterans' Initiative     •    Madison VA Outpatient Clinic             McHenry County Adult Program    •   McHenry County College    •    McHenry County Veterans Assistance Commission   •     Midwest Center for the Blind  Milwaukee VA Hospital     •   The Mission Continues                  Mustang Heritage Foundation     •    National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification   •       North Boone School District      •     Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association     •    Oak Park Vet Center  
 Operation Support Our Troops     •   OSCAR Mikes • Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship Intl.      •    PATH Intl. Equine Services for Heroes  Provider Connections     •   PEAK Construction   •    Pioneer Center     Presence Saint Anne            Provider Connections     •    Regional Access and Mobilization Project    •       Regional Alternative School, Winnebago County     •    Rockford Career College    •     Rockford Passages Hospice          Rockford VA Outpatient Clinic   •    Rock Valley College     Salute, Inc.    Saint Coletta's of Illinois          Seguin Services, Inc.    •     Senior Community Services Employment Program                                                    Special Education District of McHenry County       •   Special Olympics of Illinois         Starlight Foundation       The Heart of a Marine Foundation    •    William Shatner's Hollywood Charity Horse Show                        Wounded Warriors