Horses for Heroes - New Mexico

Mailing Address: PO Box 1882, Santa Fe, NM 87504
County of Location: Bernalillo
Phone: (505) 798-2535
NTEE Code: B- Education, D- Animal Related, F- Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, J- Employment, Job Related, N- Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Mission Statement:

Horses for Heroes- New Mexico, Inc serves the state of NM providing horse therapy, wellness and ranch skills free of charge to OIF OEF veterans and active military who have sustained physical injuries or combat trauma(PTSD).

Primary Programs:

Cowboy Up! is a unique horse therapy, wellness and ranch skills program based in Santa Fe, NM, free to OIF & OEF (Iraq and Afghanistan) veterans and active military who have sustained physical injuries or combat trauma (PTSD) during their time serving our country. From day one veterans are hands on with our horses beginning with groundwork and progressing to riding as well as participating in other aspects of ranch life including working cattle and more importantly experiencing camaraderie with cowboys who are veterans themselves.

Sharing our experience, strength and hopes Veterans can recuperate,recreate and reintegrate into society essentially giving them a new a vital mission. We are honored to be partnered with and endorsed by the Military Order of the Purple Heart, NM and New Mexico Cattle Growers Assoc. and their member ranches.

Populations Served: Veterans
Counties Served: Statewide
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $25,000 - $99,999
Personnel: All Volunteer
Executive Director:

Rick Iannucci

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico

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