Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Maria Hogge
Main Address

4800 Rounding Run Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
United States

Mending Strides Physical Address
8636 Blair Rd
Mint Hill, NC 28227
United States

What We Do
Mending Strides Ranch empowers those suffering the effects of trauma, neglect and hardships through the use of rescued horses in Equine Assisted Therapies. We are comprised of a dedicated team committed to support clients work through the effects of their past and to provide tools and strategies that promote growth and healing. Each session is customized to meet individual treatment and personal growth goals. All activities are conducted on the ground with no riding involved. Our Programs: INDIVIDUAL THERAPY —Ages 7 through Adult. GROWING STRIDES Learning to care for and handle horses while building confidence and self esteem. Topics like assertiveness, setting boundaries, building empathy. HANGING WITH THE HERD Support group for populations like teachers, first responders, veterans. Learn regulating skills like mindfulness in the presence of the horses. CAPABLE STRIDES Volunteer program for young adults with IDD.
Interesting Info
  • We adopt Mustangs, miniature horses & donkeys to partner with clients.
  • Our programs are for children and adults!
  • Horses have helped humans heal for centuries!
Volunteer Opportunities

Stable Hand
Repeats weekly at 8:30am until Monday, August 21st, 2023
Duration of 2 hours

Board Member
Repeats daily at 1:00pm until Saturday, May 13th, 2023
Flexible Timing

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