Horseback Miracles

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Horseback Miracles

Horseback Miracles’ (HBM’s) mission is to create a unique environment where our participants have a chance to use all their abilities to think more rationally, make more socially acceptable decisions and receive hope for a successful and better life.


With the aspiration to provide life-choice alternatives for our nation’s high-risk population, Terry Draper (Larkspur, CO) founded Horseback Miracles, Inc. (HBM). Since 1991, HBM has grown from one man’s vision into an expanded program that serves the mental and/or neuro-developmentally delayed.


Drawn to action by compassion and commitment to make a difference in the lives of these youth, Terry Draper has led the effort to design and document a scientific-based equine sensory therapy program that emphasizes specific equine mounted activities. HBM methodology facilitates the flow of information within the brain and creates “whole-brain” learning that establishes our participants’ innate ability to learn and function. This scientific process is the fundamental cornerstone of our methodology, which has become a measurable force in achieving statistically significant positive behavioral change and learning capabilities for our participants.