Join us at Aslan Brewing Co. on Thursday, August 24th, for a family-friendly block party and fundraiser! 4-8pm Mingle with our mini horses, Toby & Persephone, and grab a delicious drink to support ANT – a percentage of all drink sales will help fund our NEW Mobile ANT van! Enjoy games & activities for all ages, prizes, live music, a photo booth, pick up an ANT T-shirt, and more! PLUS, vote on what images you’d like to see on our new van,
Register NOW for the 21st Annual Golden Harvest Charity Ride, September 15-17th! Presented by WSQHA – All Breeds Welcome Enjoy a fun-filled weekend in Cle Elum, WA, at the beautiful Flying Horseshoe Ranch! This event benefits Animals as Natural Therapy and includes: Scenic Trails Meals & Beverages Poker Ride & Prizes Games & Prizes Campfire Socializing Live & Silent Auctions Drawings for a Tooled Leather Brief Case & Silver Belt Buckle And much more! Cabins, tents, and tepees are available to reserve at Flying Horseshoe.
Please find our Winter Newsletter: Tails from Windy Acres, Winter 2017 here. We are gearing up for our Gala of course but this edition is jammed with first hand experiences of the healing power of our programs.
Have you ever wondered how animals come to do their work at Animals as Natural Therapy? Enjoy our Fall Newsletter 2016 (Fall Newsletter PDF Version here) Learn more about our animal partners Find out who is coming and going at ANT. Contemplate forgiveness with our counselor Lorna. Be inspired by a volunteer and an intern’s reflections. AND get our upcoming Wishes For Our Stars Gala on your calendar!
a heart-felt thank you to all who attended the annual Healing Hearts Breakfast fundraising event, October 22, 2015. Attendees heard first-hand how lives are transformed at Animals as Natural Therapy. Funds raised generously help support the healing work at ANT.
County therapy program uses animals to build trust and confidence. By Steve Guntli Troubled teens, elders and veterans can find peace and learn to build relationships with Animals as Natural Therapy (ANT). ANT is a Bellingham-based nonprofit that uses animals to help people heal, grow and learn. ANT works with troubled children, seniors, veterans and disabled people to help them develop relationships and build interpersonal skills. Sonja Wingard is the executive and program director for ANT. She started the program 16 years
We were fortunate to have Sarah Eden Wallace from KUOW.ORG Seattle at the farm to cover our EAGLE Vets work. Here is the video coverage and article. Horse Therapy Helps Veterans Heal Invisible Wounds By Sarah Eden Wallace • Jun 10, 2015 Veteran Richard Dykstra leads Abby in a corral for equine therapy as part of the Animals as Natural Therapy program north of Bellingham, Wash. KUOW Photo/Sarah Eden Wallace BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Horses are intuitive creatures. Sometimes they’re so sensitive a veteran’s pain can