Colorado Horsepower

therapeutic riding center


Our programs are crafted to enhance the lives of veterans, active duty and first-responders through the power of connecting with something bigger than themselves – literally and figuratively. Through horsemanship, the men and women in our programs learn life skills that apply beyond the barn: leadership, confidence, compassion, nonverbal communication, problem-solving and more.

We are a 501 (c) 3 with deep roots in Douglas County. What started in 1984 as equine-assisted therapy for people with disabilities has grown into a program focusing on horsemanship for heroes.

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Our Mission

To build physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being through the healing power and strength of horses.

Who We Help

Veterans, First Responders, & Elderly

Activities designed to serve the unique needs of men and women who have dedicated themselves to serving others. Equine-assisted therapy involves the use of horses to serve veterans and first responders who are dealing with a variety of psychological Read more…

Upcoming Activities

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Class Schedule

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Volunteer Opportunities

Come Join the HorsePower Volunteer Family

“The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others.” – DeAnn Hollis

HorsePower Accepts applications for volunteers age 14 and above.

Our Sponsors and Supporters


Sponsors: Castle Rock Civitan, Cliff & Theresa Echols, Dee Perry, Ed Robinson, G.E. Johnson Construction, Henry and Connie Mast, Hillary and Chuck Opperman, Lynette RoffIREA, Medved Auto Plex, Mike Brooks, Richard Hartman, Sharon Mushkin, Thrumcap, Valor Roof & Solar, Wes Watkins