About Us

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Idaho Horse Therapy is a non-profit corporation located in rural Southern Idaho.  We use about forty head of horses, from yearlings to saddle-horses, all of which have proven to be very effective clinicians.  We feel blessed to do most of our work in our desert setting, where there are few distractions for clients and the focus stays on the horses... 

Services

Photo © Jason Lugo

Idaho Horse Therapy is proud to work with a wide variety of consultants and experts in various fields.  On staff, our Equine Specialists (ES’s) are experts in the field of equine behaviors and reactions. We host sessions with the client (or clients, in the case of group therapy), a horse, and a Mental Health Expert (MHE–professional... 

Re-Boot Camp®

Re-Boot Camp® Re-Boot Camp® is a program produced by Idaho Horse Therapy. The program is an exciting new treatment opportunity for veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The camp takes place in beautiful Fairfield, Idaho at the base of Soldier Mountain. Lodging, food and snacks are... 

About Us

Idaho Horse Therapy is a non-profit corporation located in rural Southern Idaho.  We use about forty head of horses, from yearlings to saddle-horses, all of which have proven to be very effective clinicians.  We feel blessed to do most of our work in our desert setting, where there are few distractions for clients and the focus stays on the horses and what is truly happening.   Idaho Horse Therapy utilizes several indoor facilities throughout the Magic Valley where sessions can be conducted in inclement weather. The founders of IHT have over 40 years of experience in equine activities and a major passion for helping others.  The combination of the love of horses and the desire to bring the equine experience to others makes for the perfect business. Idaho Horse Therapy is a registered Central Contractor and an EAGALA Military Services Program. Mission Statement: To provide evidence-based Equine Assisted Psychotherapy to any population that can benefit from our services, and, in so doing, effect change in the world at large by increasing the number of emotionally stable, solution-based thinkers who have resources to problem solve when possible and cope graciously when necessary. Staff: Johnny Urrutia Equine Specialist –   Johnny U is a certified Level II equine... 

From our Blog...

Grassroots Non-Profit Brings New, Effective Treatment Program for Veterans to Northwest

FAIRFIELD, IDAHO — Idaho Horse Therapy, Inc. hosted their first Re-Boot Camp® event the week of 28 September – 4 October and saw overwhelming success with a group of 8 veterans. By the final day, no participants reported less than 40% improvement in their psychological well-being, and some reported as much as 70% improvement (taking one to self-described full-recovery). One participant said of the experience, “In one week, I have gotten more relief than 20 years of therapy of the... 

Kicking Off Our Re-Boots

While Johnny and I were putting Re-Boot Camp® together, we got A LOT of positive feedback (and help!) from friends and family.  It occurs to me that all of you caring, wonderful people are probably interested in how things are going so far. First and foremost: some tremendous “Thank-you!”s are in order:  Glanbia Foods, Inc. provided all of the funds that have made this first Re-Boot Camp® possible with the $40,000.00 contribution they made this year:  this has paid to bring in... 

Thank You Glanbia!!

Glanbia Grants Local Nonprofit Funds to Help Struggling Soldiers “Re-Boot” TWIN FALLS,IDAHO- At its annual “Charity Challenge” event at the Blue Lakes Country Club on August 18, Glanbia Foods, Inc. announced its contribution of $40,000.00 to Idaho Horse Therapy, Inc. Idaho Horse Therapy (IHT) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization based in Shoshone. It gained some attention last year when the success of its program for the Fifth District of the juvenile justice system headlined... 

Contact Us Today!

838 West 520 North
Shoshone, ID 83352

Phone:(208) 280-0576
Email johnny@idahohorsetherapy.com