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Helping Hands and Horses, Inc
In partnership with the community, serve Children, Adults, and Veterans, from the Greater St. Louis metropolitan area, with physical or occupational needs build a positive self-concept and support their families with respite by providing personalized equine assisted therapy, at no cost.
Support our horses.
We take care of our horses on the ranch. Each horse requires veterinary care, new saddles, and more.
Businesses, schools, and individuals can adopt a horse.
These animals are the life of our ranch. We appreciate your support!
Our horses can be adopted by individuals, corporations or organizations annually for a donation of $1,000.
Want to learn more about adopting a horse? Email us today!
Interested in helping? Meet our horses...
From Windsor Elementary, Mueller's Mighty Tigers and Krueger's Koalas have adopted Lincoln again and will visit the ranch in the spring to see where he lives and plays.
Freer Elementary announces their "Pennies for Ponies" winners today...can't wait!
Dakota 22 year old Appaloosa donated in 2013. He stands 15 hands tall and is perfect for our independent riders.
Lincoln 11 year old miniature horse who came to our program in 2009. He is dapple grey and a perfect 36 inches tall and is wonderful with our first time riders ages 2 through 5. Adopted Freer and Windsor Elem.
Bailey 11 year old miniature horse who came to us in 2009. She is a Palomino paint standing 30 inches tall and loves being groomed and pet by our riders. She also enjoys regular Nursing home and school visits. Adopted Meramec Heights Elementary
The Captain 15 year old Hafflinger purchased spring of 2015 and because of his breed can be ridden by child or adult with ease.
Missy 24 year old Mare Quarter Horse, sorrel, on loan to our program. Champion barrel racer who loves her riders and is very conscious of all directions given.
Budman 23 year old North American Mustang Registrant Little Owyhee Mustang Herd of Nevada; gathered 6-18-2000; Easy ride for emerging riders, Donated in Spring 2016 Adopted Fox Middle School
Big’N 25 year old Quarter Horse, paint, donated in 2018, and perfect for any rider.
“Lucky Larry” Larry arrived at the ranch via a really big truck 4-9-19 and is an Equicizer horse. His website is Equicizer.com
Festus 17 year old Paint Quarter Horse, Purchased fall 2019. Perfect for any Rider
RIPP Welcome to the Spring 21 program. RIPP is a 11 year old red sorrel flaxen mane and tail quarter horse gelding standing 14.2 hands. He was chosen for us because he has the unique ability to be a both calm therapy horse and a good ranch horse. RIPP belongs to Emma Vaughn and she hopes to ride him in competitive sports like barrel racing and cattle roping.
Misty Welcome to spring 21 at HHH. Misty is a 22 year old Flea Bitten Dapple grey quarter horse standing the perfect height of 13 hands. Most of her life was spent trail riding . She needed little training and fell right into work. She automatically knew her job. She has an easy personality for our younger riders and is a welcome addition to our program.
Willow is a black and white 8 year old mare. She is perfect for our smaller riders. She stands 13 hands tall. Willow has one blue eye and one brown and is the sweetest horse on the ranch. She is the first one to the gate and enjoys being loved on.
Lacey is a 15 year old Tennessee Walking Horse. She is a beautiful Palomino with a white mane and tail. She is a big girl standing right at 16 hands. Lacey has been a great trail horse and has even completed in a few horse shows. She is looking forward to her new career as a therapy horse.
Chic is a 19 year old mare that was donated to the program from Kelly Spruell. She is a retired barrel horse and is approximately 14 hands tall. She has spent the last few years raising a couple of babies. She is a beautiful liver chestnut color easy going and has the sweetest temperament.
Clyde is a 14 year old draft cross. He is half Clydesdale and half quarter horse. Clyde is not as tall as a Clydesdale measuring 15.2 hands. Clyde's has the typical Clydesdale markings with the bay coloring, a beautiful white blaze and 3 white stockings.
Clyde is a gentle giant and loves to be brushed. He should fit into our program and give us many years of service.
Coming soon : Rusty...
Ruby is a 16 year old Tennessee Walking horse that was donated to us by Mary Carroll of Troy, Missouri. She stands right at 14 hands and is a beautiful Champagne color. Ruby has great ground manners and is perfect for our younger riders. Ruby has been trail ridden extensively and has even visited Mt Rushmore in South Dakota.
Want to learn more about donating to support our horses? Simply email us today. Thank you for your generosity!