Our Clinicians and StaffI 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
Executive Director, Occupational Therapist
Janet is the founding director of Hold Your Horses. A life- long horse woman, she became interested in therapy with horses while living in New York and working for a small PR firm. Seeing the possibilities of therapy with the help of a horse, Janet decided to change careers and go back to school for a master’s degree in Occupational Therapy at Rush University in Chicago, IL...
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, adults,families and young women and uses the unique relationship people have with animals to assist her in therapy with clients for the past 28 years…
Sheryl Butler MA, OTR/L
Sheryl has been working with clients at Hold Your Horses for the past four years. She provides Equine Facilitated Occupational Therapy and co-treatments with Mental Health Providers for clients with Trauma. Sheryl graduated from Georgetown University and got her Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Saint Catherine University. During the school year …
Office Manager, Property Manager, Horse Handler
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, and shortly after also took on the role of Property Manager. She has worked with adaptive riding programs as both volunteer and staff since 1997…
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…
Barbara Guy, MA LMFT
Barbara is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She holds a masters degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. Barbara works with people across the lifespan, including adolescents who’ve experienced trauma and families struggling to cope with stress to address a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and relationship challenges…
Horse Handler/Barn Staff
Jillian has been riding and working with horses from multiple disciplines for almost 10 years! She is currently in college working towards a psychology degree. Her love of horses…
How to find us.
5265 Woodland Trail
Greenfield, MN 55357
Hours: 7am - 7pm
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