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Play golf. Have fun. Help horses. Make a difference in your community.

24 April 2024
Play golf. Have fun. Help horses. Make a difference in your community. Summit Valley Horse Center’s third annual charity golf tournament will be held Monday July 15 at Keystone Golf Course, with an 8am shotgun start. Each year this tournament has ...

Through the Eyes of a Child

26 February 2024
By Amanda M. Faison When you look into a horse’s eyes, what do you see? My 12-year-old daughter sees a gentle and mysterious beast, a companion, a future. Like many young girls, Georgia is horse-crazy. Buckets of plastic figurines and play-scale...

Hero's Story

26 February 2024
Every Spring they arrive from different horse rescues around Colorado, each with different stories about how they ended up at Summit Valley Horse Center to be trained and rehabilitated by volunteers over the summer.  They were abandoned, neglected...

Promoting Horse Adoptions through the Right Horse Initiative

27 May 2018
Summit Valley Horse Center realizes the importance of rehabilitating rescued horses, allowing these horses in transition to find forever homes. SVHC partners with Colorado horse rescue organizations by fostering rescued horses for the purpose of e...

PTSD plummets for veterans who try horseback riding

27 March 2018
Click the link below to read a wonderful article about PTSD veterans and horses. Well-designed, therapeutic programs with animals has been shown to be one of the few programs that can actually cure PTSD. It can be a debilitating condition with lit...

What Horses Can Teach Us

22 February 2018
Horses, running free and unencumbered across an open prairie, fill us with feelings of awe, wonderment and pride in our western heritage. I wonder, is it stirring some deep primordial memory with horses over the millennia or are we just appreciati...