Dan Lyon - Equine Specialist


  • University of Nebraska at Kearney
    • Industrial Arts Education - 1984
  • EAGALA certified since 2014
  • Worked with at-risk youth for 25+ years
  • TRANE Technician
    • ​Kearney Regional Hospital


Indy - Equine Therapist


  • I am blue roan - POA (Pony of America).
  • I am 16 years old.
  • I am a former Cowboy Mounted Shooting horse.
  • I am the second newest to this team of equine therapists.
  • Come and discover more about me.




Star - Equine Therapist


  • I am a pony. 

  • I like to believe that I am a miniature version of Misty.

  • Hugs are my specialties.

  • I am ten years old.




Meet the volunteer staff

Misty - Equine Therapist


  • I'm the mama in charge.
  • My passion is to keep little ones safe.
  • Even though I am black in color, my mama was registered Paint.
  • I am one of the original 
  • I am 18 years old.




 If you are currently working with a therapist, please have your therapist contact us directly to partner with us in providing equine assisted psychotherapy.


We are currently accepting applications from certified therapists to join us.

In Memory of Frosty

  • Frosty was one of the original members of ​   Equine Therapist team.
  • Born: March 17, 1998
  • Died:  June 23, 2018
  • He will be forever be remembered as "always testing the limits" - including yours.
  • As a young colt, his ears were frost-bitten during a spring snow storm - thus the name Frosty.
  • We sure miss you!

Heart of Bleau - Equine Therapist


  • I am the newest member of the team.
  • I stand over 16 hands high.
  • My birthday is May 29, 2005.
  • My grandfather was a thorough bred.
  • I am a registered American Quarter Horse.


Mango - Equine Therapist


  • Even though I am the smallest in size, I make up for in personality.
  • I am nine years old.
  • I am a pony.
  • People think I look and act like a Morgan.




Call Today:  (308) 440 - 0315

JB - The Official Greeter


  • I will be the first person to welcome you,
  • I am a six year old black lab (mixed with a few other breeds.)
  • I was named after the two-time world professional bull riding champion (PBR) -  JB Mooney




Nancy Lyon - Equine Specialist & Executive Director


  • University of Nebraska at Kearney
    • Elementary Education - 1980
    • K-12 School Counselor - 1996
  • Horse Powered Reading Certificate - 2015
  • EAGALA Certified since 2014
  • Former Title One Math & Reading Instructor
  • Worked with at-risk youth for 35+ years.