The People

Our personnel consists of clinicians, equestrians, and volunteers from around the community which include a variety of professions.

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Joe and Judy
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Joe is the founder and Clinical Director of TRAVERSE. In addition to having credentials as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, he is a Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor and Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning.

Judy is a retired School Psychologist and serves as the Parent Trainer and Family Coordinator, as well as group and individual session volunteer.

Christine
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Christine had volunteered with TRAVERSE the longest and serves as a group and individual session vounteer, photographer and yearbook creator/editor, and fundraising coordinator.

Volunteers for Individual Sessions

Jillian joined TRAVERSE as a volunteer in June of 2022, and has been equipment manager, horse leader, and sidewalker.

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Jillian

The McCartys

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Kahlie and Jodi have volunteered with TRAVERSE since August 2021. They have been sidewalkers, horse leaders, and equipment managers.
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Our Horses

Our program would not be possible without the generous donation of the use of these horses. THANK YOU horse owners!

DJ
 
DJ is a 22 year old thoroughbred and Belgian draft horse mix. He stands about 16.1 hands tall. He is a large sorrel with a small white stripe. He loves attention, being groomed, and being around people. He responds very well to consistent boundary setting.

 
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Montana

Montana is a 28 year old sorrel Quarterhorse gelding. He is laid back, loves people and wants his face rubbed.

Mel

Mel is a Welsh Connemera Bay pony who likes kids and getting a lot of attention.

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Victor
Victor is our most recent team member. He is a 24 year old Appendix Quarter Horse. We are still getting to know him, but he is affectionate and likes treats.
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