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Healing and Recovery Through Horses



Dr. Elizabeth DeFily of Bluebonnet Veterinary Clinic kicks off our Helping Hands Scholarship Program for those with special needs.  A BIG thank you to Elizabeth DeFily, DVM for her generous donation to our program! 


HARTH Foundation Video

Upcoming Classes & Events

Horse Assisted Therapy for Veterans "As prey animals, horses are hypervigilant until they learn they are not in danger. ... Because of their own hypervigilance, veterans with PTSD easily understand and can relate to the trust and hypervigilance in a horse."  Read more about Horse Assisted Therapy.

Mr. Howard Morrison is a Williamstown, Massachusetts native and has lived in Texas since 2004. Howard has been employed by the Texas Education Agency for over seven years and currently serves as the Statewide Coordinator for the Curriculum Division. Howard's efforts are primarily spent on education policy and managing over $70 million in federal and state grants and contracts awarded to institutes of Higher Education, Public Schools, and Regional Education Service Centers.

Howard currently is a representative on the following education advisory councils and boards:

The Texas Early Childhood Professional Development System Advisory Council (TECPDS)
Texas Head Start State Collaboration Office Advisory Board (THSSCO)
Texas Training and Technical Assistance Collaborative Partners (TTTACP)
Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council (SB 395)
Texas Rising Star Workgroup (HB 376)
Outside of work, Howard has been an avid equestrian since the first grade. Howard showed in hunters, jumpers and equitation competitively through college, and rode professionally for three years. He currently travels in and out-of-state multiple times a year to judge various horse shows. Additionally, Howard is active in his comunity Home Owners Association (HOA) at the Palm Condominimum Community, Inc., where he currently sits as the president.

Mr. Morrison holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, North Carolina.


Meet Our Horses

Our Programs


How to Help

There are many ways to help including financial donations, horse sponsorships (join our Blue Ribbon Club), special needs individuals scholarship program (participate in our Helping Hands Program), volunteering, donating supplies and much more.  Our programs are possible due to donations and the generosity of our sponsors and supporters. 


Connect With Us

Telephone: 512.656.7698 

3307 Sunset Cliff Road
Burnet, Texas 78611