A STORY OF LOVE, HOPE, AND CHANGE
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Help Us Feed And Care For Our 35+ Horses. Your generous support helps continue our dedicated daily care of feeding, grooming, housing, and veterinary costs to keep our horses safe, healthy, and happy.
HOW TO HELP OUR HORSES
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We help people. Our horses help people heal and change their lives. At Changing Gaits we recognize and understand the value and impact horses have on us all- the help us with self-esteem, self-empowerment, self-awareness, self-control, and most importantly horses give us happiness.
Nile “Guy” Kaufman is a Certified Equine Specialist through OK Coral, the Lead Trail Guide and a Public Speaker. He has been in recovery and free from addiction for 20 + years. He has extensive experience in relapse prevention with addiction. Guy enjoys working with adults with disabilities, kids with special needs, and mentoring troubled youth.
Sam is a graduate and former resident of Changing Gaits. Sam is an ordained pastor at Changing Gaits and at New Hope Community. Church. He attended Luther Seminary in St. Paul and has experience working in the mission field for several years in the Dominican Republic. He is married to Mellissa and they have two incredible blessings, Trevin and Amalya. His “life verses” are Proverbs 3:5-7.
As a christian-made horse enthusiast., Aldo is equine certified and has special skills in ferrying, electrical, auto mechanics, and roofing. He enjoys working with special needs children and conducting pony rides with his horses to the public and charitable events.
After learning the hard way what doesn’t work in life, George learned how to succeed. He loves teaching and working alongside staff. George has a natural knack in helping residents stay focused on their successful sobriety. He is happily married to Betty for 20+ years and lives in Ogilvie, Minnesota.
& Drug Counselor
Cheryl is certified in Equine Assisted Therapy and has worked in the field of addiction since 1980. She has experience in prevention, relapse, and dual diagnoses and works directly with adults, children, and families together.
CHANGING GAITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Officer / Bridge Outreach
Officer / Director – Washington City Public Works
Officer / Secretary / Changing Gaits Lead Counselor
Nile Guy Kaufman
Chairman / Founder / Executive Director
President / Director of Ministry Outreach
Vice President / Independent Contractor
Treasurer / Community Living Options – Direct Support Professional