LoveWay Therapy Horses

Meet Our Exceptional Herd!

LoveWay is home to a herd of horses who are specially trained and uniquely suited to help us provide a variety of activities and therapies to LoveWay’s clients. Our equine staff is integral to our programs and work very hard.

Therapy horses are incredible. They are patient, tolerant, good humored, well trained, and sound both mentally and physically. As you can imagine, these animals are very hard to come by, so once we get them on our team, we try our hardest to keep them happy, healthy, and here! Their well-being is our top priority. Learn more about our very special horses below!

Do You Know LoveWay’s
Next Therapy Horse?

Learn more about the possibility of donating, leasing, or otherwise gifting a horse to LoveWay, please take a look at our therapy horse information page – click here!

SHANNA

1994 Morgan/Quarter Horse Cross Mare
Joined LoveWay:
June 2008

Color: Liver Chestnut
Donated by: Emie & Ellen Lehman

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
The Rinker Family Foundation

PENNY

2000 Rocky Mountain Horse Mare
Joined LoveWay:
February 2012

Color: Chestnut
Donated by: Steve Herbster

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Horizon Transport

 

JUNIOR

2003 Appendix Quarter Horse Gelding
Joined LoveWay:
March 2014
Color: Seal Brown

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Steve & Teresa Jenkins

ELSA

2005 Haflinger Mare
Joined LoveWay:
November 2015

Color: Flaxen Chestnut

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Lakota Trailers

GRACE

2003 Breeding Stock Paint Mare
Joined LoveWay: December 2016
Color: Bay
Donated by: Terri Rassi & Lauren Carpenter

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Airxcel / Dicor Corporation

MIRACLE

2000 Quarter Horse Gelding
Joined LoveWay: July 2018
Color: Bay
Donated by: Danielle Layne

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Robert Weed Corporation

KAYLA

2003 Paint Mare
Joined LW: September 2018
Color: Chestnut & White Paint
Donated by: Patti Miller

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Community Foundation of Elkhart County

GERARD

2006 Quarter Horse Gelding
Joined LoveWay: November 2018
Color: 
Buckskin

Leased by: Jennifer Williams

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
The Farmer’s Exchange

TEDDY

2005 Draft Cross Gelding
Joined LoveWay: November 2018
Color: Bay Roan

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Mary Jo Sartorius

 

LUCKY

2008 Haflinger Mare
Joined LoveWay: February 2019
Color: Light Chestnut

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Alpha Systems, LLC

DOLLY

2006 Morgan/Belgian Cross Mare

Joined LoveWay: March 2019
Color: Chestnut

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Lippert Components

ELVIS

2002 Haflinger Gelding
Joined LoveWay: April 2019
Color: Light Chestnut

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Hans & Tina Ashbaugh

 

SPRINKLES

2013 Pony of the Americas Mare
Joined LoveWay: July 2019
Color: Chestnut Leopard
Donated by: The Avery Family

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Northwest Interiors

 

PEEP

2000 Miniature Horse Gelding

Joined LoveWay: July 2019
Color: Dark Bay
Donated by: The Avery Family

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Welter Foundation

PAM

2004 Percheron Mare
Joined LoveWay: July 2019
Color: Black

Sponsored at Derby Day 2020 by:
Matt Arnold Family

 

BONNIE

2002 Draft Cross Mare
Joined LoveWay: October 2019
Color: Black

Dedicated in honor of:
Sandy Weatherwax

 

RANGER

1
998 Paint Gelding
Joined LoveWay: January 2020
Color: Paint
On lease from: Ann Spratt

Dedicated in memory of:
Janet Riblet

 

In Memory of Jazz

In Memory of Sally