Our Mission is to heal the hearts of struggling youth through bonding with horses. Our passionate and skilled trainers are dedicated to helping young people develop higher self-esteem, better decisions-making, leadership and communication skills, and greater respect for themselves and others.

2022 Programs

Self-Leadership for Teens – $400 for 6-week course
Your teen will experience a higher level of self and discover how they want to show up in the world to attract what they want out of life personally and in a career. 6-week certification course that will take your child through a variety of lessons and relationship building skills through horses. Multiple guest speakers.

When: Saturdays, June 11th – July 16th 10:00-12:00
Where: “Happiness Ranch” Home of Happiness Through Horses
15600 County Road 6, Fort Lupton, CO
Who: Ages 12 to 19
Cost: $400 per person
Please contact Kim Swaney with any questions at: kimswaney45@gmail.com

Everybody is Invited ClubFree (donations welcome) dates TBA

Family Volunteer Opportunities with a touch of coaching (suggested donation but not required)– Every Wednesday and some Saturdays (Saturdays will be scheduled on a week-to-week basis) Summer TBA 10am to 1pm

  • Help with ranch chores
  • Have social time
  • Help with animals
  • Other fun summer activities

Littles days – Free (Donations welcome) all ages dates TBA

  • Brush mini horses
  • Play with goats and chickens
  • Have a family picnic
  • Playground coming soon!
  • Lots of space to run!
  • Crafts and other fun activities will be available

 Community service for all ages – No fee (Donations welcome but not required)

  • Service hours for AP classes and other school requirements
  • Court ordered- Pre interview required. We reserve the right to refuse
  • Volunteer hours needed for other requirement’s

 Intro to Horse ($45 an hour) ages 7 and up

  • Basic equine knowledge
  • Horse care
  • Beginner riding lessons

 Private sessions – $65 for 90-minute session – guided Coaching and mentoring with Horses/Goats/Chickens/Dogs

  • Cowboy ethics
  • Build confidence
  • Self-harm prevention
  • Self-esteem work
  • Boundaries
  • Healthy confrontation
  • Anger management
  • Much much more

 Adult Community Volunteer days – Monthly TBA

Private clubs/ Events – Scouts/ 4H / Clubs- Fees based on activities and number of kids

  • Girl/Boy scout troop community day or horse badge
  • 4H club meetings/activities
  • Private therapy sessions (therapist welcome)
  • Schools
  • Group activitie

For questions about our programs and how to get involved, please contact Kim at kim@happinesshorses.org


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