Lennon Equine Therapy Staff
Our Equine Therapists (Horses)
Quinn is a 14 year old Egyptian Arabian gelding, from A&M Arabians. His training is in Halter Show, English and Western pleasure. His claim to fame and favorite things to do is play soccer with our clients.
Sahar Kadar is a 19 year old Egyptian Arabian.
Daisy is a Daisy 19 yr old Arabian Pinto.
Levian is a 25 year old Arabian we rescued in 2022. Since joining us she has gained 125 pounds and lots of confidence.
Equine Therapy Facilitators (Humans)
Military wife, mother and founder of Lennon Equine Therapy, Annette shares her love of horses with clients and fosters the miracle of equine therapy.
After a 25-year career in the Air Force, Bob helps keep things running and maintains our facility.
Once in a wheelchair, Alissa now applies her first-hand experience with equine therapy to help guide clients through the process. Her training and guidance is provided under the tutelage of animal behaviorist & horse trainer Leslie Nichols.
Teri Hart is a mentor for our equine therapy group.
Horse Trainers And Veteranary Care
Maddison Kerfoot - Horse Trainer
Absolute Training and Therapies.
Leslie Nichols - Horse Trainer
Founder of numerous innovative programs to help horses and humans come together, such as the incredible Leslie Nichols Relaxation Program. Also founder of Equine Liberty Sports, a step-by-step teaching program that shows handlers how to work and play with their horses… without equipment!
Laurie Heroman Casillas - Horse Trainer
Western and English lessons. Ages 3 years to adult.
Also lessons for disabled and challenged students.
Dr. Fisher Equine Dentist
Mark F. Fink DVM
If you have a child age 0-18 with cancer or a life-threatening medical condition – a progressive, degenerative, or malignant condition that may jeopardize the child’s life – your child is eligible to become a HopeKid. We would love for your family to be a part of our program.
Our Story With Horses
With an acre quarter pasture, four horses, and the events leading to her daughter getting out of a wheelchair and walking on her own two feet, Annette Lennon founded the Non-profit organization in 2002 in hopes of helping other children and adults alike regain their strength and heal their spirit.
Today, we are working on expanding our facility as we continue to dedicate ourselves in helping others achieve physical strength and inner peace through equine therapy and therapeutic riding.
Our experiential equine healing programs encourages self discovery, mindfulness, and confidence building in our clients. As the positive experiences with the horses accumulates, it is our intention that the joy and hopefulness transfers into other areas of our client’s lives.
In 2015 we collaborated with Leslie Nichols ,horse trainer and the creator of Equine Liberty Sports, which is a step by step on line teaching program that implements innovative ways in connecting to your horse with little to no equipment and working with them in their natural environment. Alongside the rest of the board members “Equine Liberty Therapy” was created as a program to bring a mindfully collective experience to veterans needing to regain a since of peace and freedom.
Our Military Family
Equine Liberty Therapy is in memory of my son in law Curtis who was deployed during Iraqi Freedom, along with my oldest daughter Roseanne. During his third tour he caught an IED and paid the ultimate price.
Rose and Gabriel
Annette in uniform – 1984
Bob in uniform
Annette’s father in uniform – WWII
Annette’s father’s headstone
Thank You For Your Support!
Lennon Equine Therapy offers riding experiences at no charge to the participants. Our programs exists solely on the support of people like you.
As a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization our funding comes solely from donations, grants, and funding events.
We receive no government funding. According to IRS regulations regarding 501(c)(3) organizations all donations are tax deductible.