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Our Clinicians and Staff

I can not thank the staff at Hold Your Horses enough! ... She is relaxed, happy & an attentive child when she is with you—she so looks forward to her riding time. Thank you!!!! Brenda, Client Parent
Janet Weisberg, MS OTR/L HPCS

Janet Weisberg, MS OTR/L HPCS

Executive Director, Occupational Therapist

Janet began her work in equine assisted therapy 25 years ago but according to parental lore, her interest in horses developed shortly after birth (and since she is older than 20 you do the math). Some time later, she completed her masters degree in Occupational Therapy at Rush University in Chicago, IL. Discovering that her years of horse experience…

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Molly DePrekel MA, LP

Molly DePrekel MA, LP

Adolescent & Adult Animal Assisted Therapy

Molly DePrekel currently practices at the Midwest Center for Trauma and Emotional Healing and Hold Your Horses. She specializes in adolescents, families and young women and uses the unique relationship people have with animals to assist her in therapy with clients for the past 20 years. She has practiced in hospitals, educational settings, mental health facilities,…

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Sheryl Butler MA, OTR/L

Sheryl Butler MA, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Sheryl graduated from Georgetown University and got her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Saint Catherine University. Sheryl currently works as an occupational therapist in Wayzata schools in K-12. Sheryl specializes in sensory processing disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and trauma. Prior to joining Wayzata schools,…

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Ingrid Miller

Ingrid Miller

Barn Manager

Ingrid is a recent grad of University of Puget Sound with a degree in psychology and a great interest in working in equine assisted mental health services. She is a lifelong equestrian with a solid background in barn and horse management with work history as the Barn Manager for the horse program at YMCA Camp Warren and four years as a working student in a…

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Ruth Rovner

Ruth Rovner

Office Manger, Horse Handler, Chief Complaint Officer

Ruth joined Hold Your Horses when it opened in 2006, serving as a Horse Handler for client sessions. In the fall of 2016, Ruth added the role of Office Manager. She has worked with adaptive riding programs as both volunteer and staff since 1997 and loves…

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Sky Ann Pool

Sky Ann Pool

Horse Handler Extraordinaire

Sky came to HYH in 2016 after working at Leatherdale Farms in Medina, MN. She is always on the move! You can find her horse handling for hippotherapy sessions, assisting in our mental health groups and caring for our herd of therapy horses…

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Julie Tarshish

Julie Tarshish

Communications Manager

Julie Tarshish started with HYH as a volunteer on the development committee before transitioning to her role as communications manager. She is also the proud mother of two of HYH’s clients. Julie graduated from Metropolitan State University with a BA in Social Sciences. A Minnesota native with twelve years’ experience working in the nonprofit sector, her background also includes working with children with special needs. …

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Barbara Guy, MA LFMT

Barbara Guy, MA LFMT

Therapist

Barbara is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She holds a masters degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Barbara works with individuals, couples, and families to address a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and relationship challenges. She works primarily in a community mental health clinic setting. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method Couples Therapy, and …

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(763) 498-0007‬

5265 Woodland Trail
Greenfield, MN 55357

Hours: 7am - 7pm

info@holdyourhorses.org

 

Hold Your Horses is a MN non- profit improving quality of life for children with disabilities through individualized equine assisted therapies.

Hold Your Horses

5265 Woodland Trail, Loretto, MN 55357, USA

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