NON-PROFIT RECIPIENT OF CAUSE MARKETING CHAMBER’S 2021 FALL EXPO –
Spirit Therapies was developed by Laurie Willmott, the Executive Director, Founder & CEO in 2003. Since then, Spirit has been a place of healing offer riding programs for children and adults with special needs. Spirit Therapies, located in Northwest Las Vegas, is the only Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) and EGALA certified in Southern Nevada.
Laurie’s ultimate goal is to run the program entirely off donations, so no family has to pay for therapy. Cause Marketing Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to recognize this amazing non-profit as the recipient of our 2021 Fall Expo fundraiser. Please keep Spirit Therapies on your list of favorite charities for your donations. They are always looking for sponsors for their seven horses and volunteers to help with their programs which follow:
Therapeutic Riding – Spirit provides therapeutic riding by using equine-assisted activities for the purpose of contributing positively to the cognitive, physical, emotional, and social well-being of people with disabilities.
Equine Assisted Learning – Equine-assisted learning (EAL) is an experiential learning approach that promotes the development of life skills for educational, professional, and personal goals through equine-assisted activities. PATH Intl. provides standards of professionalism and safety for people working in the equine therapy field and guidelines for those providing EAL.
Horses Healing Heroes’ – Horses healing heroes is offered as an EAL session, available at no cost for active-duty military personnel and veterans. It was launched in 2009 and is designed to serve both active-duty military and veterans who have been diagnosed with physical and/or mental challenges. Spirit Therapies has a personal connection to the difficulties of military life, and Laurie has made it her mission to aid our military heroes in their journey of healing.
Visit their website for more information: https://www.spirittherapies.org/