Kingman's Healing Hooves
EQUINE WELFARE NETWORK PROFILE



Kingman's Healing Hooves
4390 N Glen Road
KINGMAN, AZ 86409
Phone: 928-279-7581

EIN: 35-2439100
Founded: 2010
Profile Last Updated April 27, 2021

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Equine Welfare Network Guardian
AWARDED ANNUALLY
Effective Date
April 30, 2020

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Awarded Annually
Effective Date: April 30, 2020
Last Updated: August 20, 2020

MISSION & PROGRAMS

Mission:
Our mission is to improve the minds, body’s and spirits of children and adults with life-threatening illnesses, chronic pain disorders, disabilities, PTSD, at-risk youth, children of poverty/low income families, and able body riders through Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies, Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy programs and Horsemanship lessons. Joy can heal in so many ways and we strive to help in the healing process for individuals, families and friends with individual programs designed to foster the development of self-esteem, respect for themselves and others, horsemanship skills in handling and riding, as well as principles of kindness, responsibility and care for all animals.

The value Kingman’s Healing Hooves offers to our community increases tenfold when we’re able to offer services that are within reach of the entire population of Mohave County. We are a therapy facility that is a Safe Place free of judgement. We provide a social outlet for making new friendships and building confidence in those who have been victims of bullying, sexual and/or mental abuse. Through increased programs and interactions with our CHA Certified Instructors and Certified Therapy/Lesson Horses we will improve the minds, bodies and spirits of our community members.

Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Services which are in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine Assisted Services (EAS).
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.
Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.
99% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization does not use foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities
Number of facilities/locations where horses used in our programs are HOUSED AND CARED FOR or were HOUSED AND CARED FOR during 2020: 1
     1. Kingman's Healing Hooves ()  * Operational in 2020

Summary of organization's goals, strategies to achieve the goals, accomplishments, and capabilities to meet the goals, including its long-term plans to sustain its programs:
Our goals for this year include:
     1. Implementing our STEM Educational Programs into three additional schools, tripling our student populations served.
     2. Maintain funding year-round that will supply each child or adult with a minimum of 10 hours of Equine Assisted Learning/Psychotherapy sessions.
     3. Apply additional services/programs for after school opportunities.
     4. Develop partnerships with local physical therapy centers to utilize equine therapeutic riding for those unable to so do on their own. This will also allow us the opportunity to help those on state assistance insurance.
     5. Continue to strengthen our current relationship with CASA (Court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and Guardian Ad Litem (GAL), to receive funding allocated four Mohave County services.
     6. Develop partnership with local women’s shelter for EAL/EAP services.
     7. Continue building upon our platform for Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome, creating awareness and education to this genetic disorder that is often times misdiagnosed, mistreated, and rare as the types develop.
     8. Obtain a new truck and horse trailer to travel more safely to school events.
     9. Continued educational courses to remain up to date on current treatments and therapies.
     10. Build funding source for administration salaries to allow more facility hours open for services.
     11. Purchase the one-acre property we are currently leasing, to expand our arena to 100 x 200 feet.
     
     Strategies to achieve goals include:
     1. Continue to partner with local organizations for volunteer hours and funding for scholarships for our special-needs clients, riders with disabilities and Veterans we serve with our EAAT/EAP programs.
     2. Become certified for medical billing so clients can utilize health care insurance and programs funding sources for local physical therapy programs, increasing services.
     3. Continue community outreach educational programs in schools, at events such as Andy Devine Days Rodeo and with organizations like the Girl/Boy Scouts to spread a awareness for KHH and services offered.
     4. Continue grant writing for additional program support and facility funding. Developing programs to help our community will also open new grant funding opportunities.
     Long term plans for sustainability are:
     1. Increase grant writing opportunities, sponsorship and company donations.
     2. Network with community leaders, foundation board of directors, county supervisors to keep Kingman’s Healing Hooves in the fore front.
     3. Larger arena will allow us the opportunity to rent out the horse facility which will provide revenue used by other equine groups for clinics, practices, and lessons.
     4. Increase in the number of able body lessons we are currently teaching, increasing revenue.
     5. Fundraiser can be held on site in a larger arena.
     
     Accomplishments:
     2013-- KPNX Channel 12 News "12 Who Care" award and $2,000
     2013--Chamber of Commerce: Andy Devine Award, Best Non-Profit award
     2020--The Home Depot--Featured in The Orange Magazine and video featuring services at Kingman's Healing Hooves
     
     2015-17--Unisource Electric Fundraiser Sponsorship--$500 each year x 3 years = $1500
     2019-2020- Unisource Electric Sponsorship-- $1,000 School Out-Reach Sponsorship
     
     2015-2017 Colorado River Legacy Foundation-- $39,000 River Cities Boys and Girls Club Horsemanship 101 Summer Camp serving over 260 children.
     
     2015--Clinton Anderson Ritchie Waterers Charity Ball Toss-- Scottsdale Az.--$ 3500
     2017--Clinton Anderson Ritchie Waterers Charity Ball Toss-- Las Vegas Nv--$ 4000
     
     2017--American Woodmart scholarships--$1500
     
     Kingman Regional Medical Center:
     2014-15 $1,000 Sponsorship for Triple Crown Fundraiser
     2015-16 $2,500 Financial donation to support programs with banner board advertising
     2017-18 $3,000 Financial donation to support programs and banner board advertising
     2018-19 $3,000 Financial donation to support programs and banner board advertising
     2019-20---$6,000 Program Sponsorship/Scholarships: (Horsemanship 101 Camp School break sessions, Therapeutic Horsemanship Lessons, Equine Assisted Learning and Psychotherapy, School Field Trips)
     
     2019-20 Disabled Veterans National Foundation--$11,000 for Helping Veterans Find a Purpose
     
     State of Arizona:
     2015/2018—Mohave County contract for Juveniles in Probation 40-hour Horsemanship 101 program.
     2018-19-- State of Arizona Juvenile Supreme Court—servicing Mohave County juveniles for a 40-hour Horsemanship 101 Mentorship.
     
     2018/19-Accepted as an Arizona Tax Credit for Non-Profits

Equine Assisted Services (EAS):
Our organization provides the following equine assisted services (EAS):
    Therapeutic Mounted Services
    Therapeutic Unmounted Services
    Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy/Counseling (Mental Health)
    Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech-Language Pathology
Not Checked:
    Therapeutic Driving Services
    Therapeutic Vaulting Services
    Equine-Assisted Learning involving Academic Learning
    Equine-Assisted Learning involving Personal and/or Professional Development


Overview of our programs involved with providing EAS to individuals with special needs:
     Equine-Assisted Learning:
     1. Horsemanship 101 Riders with Disabilities—Teaching horsemanship from the ground up, progressing skills in Western, English, Jumping, Trail and Gymkhana disciplines.
     2. Offer horse show opportunities for those who wish to demonstrate their skills
     3. Continue the Mohave County Special Olympics Equestrian Program and Horse show
     4. Sr. Moments—Working with our local seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s using Horse interactions by brushing, groundwork, and riding for those interested. This helps to facilitate positive experiences, reliving memories, encourage physical and cognitive strengthening activities and reconnecting with nature.
     5. Cancer Support—Including grooming, leading, and riding if interested. This has proven to build mental strength, physical strength, and help work through anxiety due to medical treatments.
     6. Giving Veteran’s a Purpose—Offering EAAT sessions for those suffering from PTS/PTSD
     
     Therapeutic Riding
     Therapeutic riding—Any person ages 6-90 that have a desire to use horses to help build their physical strength, emotional strength and/or mental strength.
     
     Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy
     
     Hippotherapy/ Equine-Assisted Therapy
     
     We are in a very rural area, with a high turnover rate for physical therapists, mental health professionals and medical professionals. We offer these services and must work with therapists around their schedules in either their private practice or current employment with local hospitals, schools, and/or mental health employers.
     
     We are currently working with local physical therapy practices and the local hospital to add KHH and our therapy services to their programs for the future to offer on a consistent basis. The majority of our services are through our EAL, Therapeutic Riding and Riding lessons for our able body community (which are not included in the totals given). We are incorporating the increase of EAP and Hippotherapy sessions this year as our programs and funding grows. We have also had traveling certified therapists volunteer for sessions in the past years as they intern at the local medical facilities.

At a time when equestrian sports are under pressure to protect horses while making those sports more accessible, so too must all equine organizations ensure that horses are treated humanely when interacting with people with and without special needs. Our organization takes the following steps to ensure that horses are benefiting from their interactions with people:
     Our number one priority is safety for the humans and horses. To ensure we have safe and willing equine partners for our E.A.A.T. programs, Kingman’s Healing Hooves incorporates the following practices to ensure we do not encounter horses that become burned-out while serving our special needs and able body clients. Our horse and barn management program include:
     
     1. An informational sheet we give to our clients and parents stating our barn rules. This includes behavior towards and around our horses who are in the lesson and/or in their stalls. There is zero tolerance for any behavior that is aggressive towards the animals and staff.
     2. We teach a soft approach to the horse and in grooming.
     3. All horses have proper nutrition, high quality hay (both alfalfa and grass) on a feeding schedule of three- times per day with fresh water daily. Horses are given supplements if needed, older horses also receive Sr. Nutrition along with their hay diet.
     4. All horses body condition is evaluated daily, observing any change in food left over from any feeding. Body condition scoring is observed every thirty days to maintain the proper nutrition for individual horses. Horses do not get blanketed unless we see shivering, it is important to let the horse develop a natural coat through the seasons.
     5. We have eight horses to utilize for our E.A.A.T. programs to minimize time and amount of lessons each horse participates in each day and/or week.
     6. All horses are trained by Kassie Schuerr through A- Schuerr-Thing Horsemanship training program, utilizing horsemanship techniques and introducing new skills with operant conditioning training to keep the horse’s interest and education on-going. Kassie has two AAS degrees in Animal Training and Wildlife Education with over forty years horse experience and thirty-seven-year training professionally.
     7. The horse training program requires a minimum of two years, six days a week, two-three hours per day including ground work, time tied for patience while grooming, and work under saddle. Desensitizing horses is extremely important along with ground manners and willingness under saddle. All the training is maintained at our facility.
     8. Each horse has the same training program taught and we then can utilize the horses’ personality and or abilities to advance the riders skills.
     9. Our barn stalls are individual and double pens with shelter and have either a panel between or solid pipe dividers which allow socialization and mental stimulation daily by neighboring horse. Weekly arena and round pen turn out times of all 10 horses together allows them to play with each other, adjust in the pecking order, and to be horses. We have a strong herd and they all get along within the social structure.
     10. We have weekly riding sessions by our staff taking horses out of the arena and traveling out to the trails in the mountain range located behind our facility and/or time spent on our extreme obstacle course. This helps to create a curious horse, behavioral enrichment, and bonding time for our staff and horses.
     11. CSI therapeutic riding pads have been purchased to help with displacement of rider’s weight, to minimize backs becoming sore.
     12. Saddles are fitted to each horse as best possible for each session, depending on the riders needs as well. We are able to utilize several choices of saddles for each horse, maintaining the body conditioning year-round minimizes a severe change or fit.
     13. Bridles are fitted to each horse and assessed each day to make sure there aren’t any changes in the mouth or dental issues.
     14. Teeth floating and dental work are done by an equine dentist and/or veterinarian, as needed. We lack consistent funding for routine dental care, funding for their food is the top priority. This grant will help us to get our team of horses teeth adjusted and float.
     15. We have an Equine Massage Therapist that offers her services to our programs and horses in the event that we are seeing a change in body conditioning or behavior indicating the horse is uncomfortable.
     16. Routine and individualized hoof care ranges from daily (by cleaning for lessons and observing any hoof issues) to a scheduled four-six-week barefoot trim.
     17. We assess horses daily while feeding, to observe any changes in behavior of physical condition, first aid is applied if needed. Veterinary care is determined and sought out if unable to address issues on the barn level.
     18. Our facility is compliant with the Care Guidelines for Rescue and Retirement Facilities prepared by the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
     
     We continue to minimize medical emergencies on the herd of horses and/or with the people involved with the care and maintenance of our horses. We strive for the best possible environment for the mental health and physical well-being of our team, as the horses are the backbone of our organization.


Community Outreach and/or Public Education:

Overview of our programs involved with providing community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses:
     1. Horsemanship 101 Mentorship--At-Risk Youth, AZ Superior Court contracts for youth in probation, 40 hours mentorship to teach self-awareness, husbandry and horsemanship
     2. School Out-Reach Programs—taking horses to the local schools teaching about environment, husbandry, horsemanship, and empathy for animals and people. New S.T.E.M programs designed
     3. School Field-Trips to our facility, hands on grooming, riding, educational information
     4. Kids Corner Andy Devine Days Rodeo—Education and interaction for the youth during the event with mini riding lesson.
     5. Girl Scout/Boy Scout—Horsemanship Badge—Mini camp for those wanting to earn their horsemanship badges.
     6. Booth at community outings to educate about service animals in public along with services offered at KHH.

Our Programs/Activities that are not equine-related and/or involving animals other than equines:
 The programs remain the same while utilizing our miniature horse first and then introduce the other animals which include a certified E.S.A./Service dog, a pygmy goat and a miniature Zebu calf. We utilize these animals to bridge the gap, build confidence, and create a sense of belonging if unable to participate with our larger horses. Large animals can be intimidating to many and we have found we are able to reduce anxiety and fears by incorporating these smaller versions.


EQUINE ASSISTED SERVICES CENSUS


Kingman's Healing Hooves

Equine Assisted Services (EAS)
         
2020 EAS Operations - EAS Providers: 4 Mounted Only Unmounted Only Both Mounted & Unmounted Total
Horses/Equines participating in EAS programs at this facility        
Number of horses/equines aged 3-8 0 0 0 0
Number of horses/equines aged 9-14 0 0 0 0
Number of horses/equines aged 15-20 0 0 0 0
Number of horses/equines Over 20 0 0 0 0
Total number of horses/equines participating in EAS programs at this facility 0 0 0 0
         
  Mounted Unmounted    
Number of hours per day each horse works 0 0  
Number of days per week each horse works 0 0  
         
Clients participating in EAS programs at this facility Mounted Only Unmounted Only Both Mounted & Unmounted Total
Total number of individual clients (not lessons) served annually
Average number of clients (not lessons) participating in activities per week
         
  Mounted Unmounted    
Number of days per week programs are conducted at this facility 0 0  
Number of weeks per year programs are conducted at this facility 0 0  
         
  Mounted Unmounted    
Average wait list time for a client  
         




EQUINE ASSISTED SERVICE PROVIDERS


Equine Assisted Services (EAS):
Our organization provides the following Equine Assisted Services (EAS):
    Therapeutic Mounted Services
    Therapeutic Unmounted Services
    Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy/Counseling (Mental Health)
    Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech-Language Pathology
Not Checked:
    Therapeutic Driving Services
    Therapeutic Vaulting Services
    Equine-Assisted Learning involving Academic Learning
    Equine-Assisted Learning involving Personal and/or Professional Development

4: Total number of Equine Assisted Service Providers at Kingman's Healing Hooves
     1. Char Riale-- MSW, LCSW

         FACILITY PARTICIPATION:

         Kingman's Healing Hooves

         RELATIONSHIP: Volunteer

         SERVICES PROVIDED:

         Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy/Counseling (Mental Health)

         DEGREES, LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

         MSW, LCSW Road Apple Psychotherapy, LLC. Certified in OK Corral in 2009


     2. Jennifer Donahue, M.S., CCC-SLP

         FACILITY PARTICIPATION:

         Kingman's Healing Hooves

         RELATIONSHIP: Volunteer

         SERVICES PROVIDED:

         Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy/Speech-Language Pathology

         DEGREES, LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

         ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist, MS, CCC-SLP


     3. Kassie Schuerr

         FACILITY PARTICIPATION:

         Kingman's Healing Hooves

         RELATIONSHIP: Volunteer

         SERVICES PROVIDED:

         Therapeutic Mounted Services

         Therapeutic Unmounted Services

         DEGREES, LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

         Kassie is the Lead Professional Horsemanship instructor at the facility, her goal is to constantly improve her knowledge and practice her horsemanship in order to keep the bar at a high level. She is very dedicated to learning and sharing the knowledge she has gained. Kassie has over 36 years horse experience, AAS Degree in Exotic Animal Training and AAS Degree in Wild Life Education. She has had the opportunity to train over 15 different species of animals, using both operant conditioning and Horsemanship techniques. Kassie has current certifications in level 3 with Certified Horsemanship Association in English, Western and Jumping diciplines. And certified in level 2 for Riders with Disabilities with Certified Horsemanship Association.


     4. Misty Martin-- LISAC, BHP, CTP

         FACILITY PARTICIPATION:

         Kingman's Healing Hooves

         RELATIONSHIP: Volunteer

         SERVICES PROVIDED:

         Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy/Counseling (Mental Health)

         DEGREES, LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS

         LISAC, BHP, CTP EGALA Certified in 2017



GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & FINANCIAL REPORTING

Staff & Volunteers:
Chief Staff Officer (CSO):  Kassie Schuerr
Employees/Independent Contractors:   Full-Time:  0  Part-Time:  0  Volunteers:  10
Staff Recruitment, Screening and Training processes including employees and independent contractors:
    Not applicable; We do not have paid staff or utilize contractors to perform staff functions.

Volunteer Recruitment, Screening and Training processes:
    Prospective volunteers complete a written application
    Prospective volunteers must provide in writing if they have ever been convicted of a felony, convicted of a sexual offense, or convicted for animal cruelty or neglect
    Every volunteer is required to complete a Liability Release/Hold Harmless Agreement
    Every volunteer is required to provide Emergency Medical Information
    Every volunteer is required to sign a Photo Release
    Every volunteer is required to undergo a Background Check
    Every volunteer provides parent/guardian information if applicable
    Every volunteer carries current health insurance
    Every volunteer has a written job description
    Every volunteer is evaluated on an annual and as needed basis or with any change in their job description
    Every volunteer is updated on all the organization's policies and procedures on an annual and as needed basis or with any change in policy or procedure
    Every volunteer receives training that includes safety guidelines, confidentiality, horse handling, horse identification, and emergency procedures; additional training is job specific
    Every volunteer is assigned a supervisor (staff member and/or senior volunteer) and is responsible for keeping their supervisor up to date on work related activities
    The supervisor assesses the volunteer's abilities and assigns specific duties to the volunteer based on their skills
    The organization records and maintains written attendance information and hours on every volunteer
    The organization provides a Volunteer Handbook to every volunteer
    The Volunteer Handbook includes volunteer-related information, such as hours of work, dress code, cell phone usage, and the protocol for dismissal
    The Volunteer Handbook is reviewed annually and updated
    The organization holds regular orientation sessions for volunteers and prospective volunteers that includes an overview of the organization, its mission, activities, volunteer responsibilities and expectations, safety guidelines, and a tour of the facility
Not Checked:
    Every volunteer is subject to Random Drug Screening

Governing Body:
Board meetings per year:  3
Number of Board Members:  12  Number of Voting Board Members:  11

Board Compensation:
Is Board Chair compensated?  No  Is Treasurer compensated?  No
Are there any other Voting Board Members that are compensated?  No

Board/Staff Relationships:
Are any members of the Board or Staff related to each other through family or business relationships? Yes
If yes, provide the name, title, responsibility and family/business relationship of each Board and/or Staff member.
CEO/Director Kassie Schuer and Secretary-Kenni Sue Gregg are sisters, CEO/Director is a non voting member if a conflict of interest arises. None of the board members are compensated.

Board Affiliations:
Are any Board members or Staff associated with and/or compensated by another organization with a relationship or business affiliation to your organization? Yes
If yes, provide the name, title, responsibility and family/business relationship of each Board and/or Staff member, and the name of the related organization.
CEO/Director Kassie Schuer owns the facility where programs are conducted.

Conflict of Interest:
Does your organization have a written conflict of interest policy and regularly and consistently monitor and enforce compliance with the policy, including requiring officers, directors or trustees, and key employees to disclose annually interests that could give rise to conflicts?  Yes


Organization documents available on our website:
    None

Organization documents available on request:
    Most recent Financials
    Most recent Annual Report
    Volunteer Handbook
    Staff Handbook
    Bylaws

Additional explanation regarding governance, staffing and volunteer practices or further explanation of the answers above.
We have a full time volunteer staff of 3 running the facilities and programs. Volunteer programs are offered for:
     
     1. Groups to receive service hours.
     2. Individuals receiving service hours for
      school.
     3. Individuals requesting to participate with
      Kingman's Healing Hooves in different aspects
      of the programs, barn activities and/or horse
      care.

Financial Reporting:
Budget:  *Missing
Equine Budget:   *Missing
Month Fiscal Year Ends: *Missing
Type of Financial Reporting (Audit, Review, Compilation): *Missing
Type of IRS Filing (990, 990-EZ, 990-N): *Missing
Does the uploaded Pro Forma 990/990 represent 2020? *Missing
IRS Form 990/Pro Forma 990 has not been uploaded for this facility.


EQUINE COSTS

Total Facilities: 1
Kingman's Healing Hooves: 2020

Actual Horse Care Costs
$     Feed (Grain/Hay)
$     Bedding
$     Veterinarian
$     Farrier
$     Dentist
$     Other Therapies
$     Manure Removal
$     Medications & Supplements
$     Horse Transportation
$     Maintenance
$     Horse/Barn Supplies
$     Horse Care Staff
$     Horse Training
$     Other direct horse-related costs not including overhead or other program costs.
*Missing     2020 Total Horse Care Costs
Donated Horse Care Costs
$     Feed (Grain/Hay)
$     Bedding
$     Veterinarian
$     Farrier
$     Dentist
$     Other Therapies
$     Manure Removal
$     Medications & Supplements
$     Horse Transportation
$     Maintenance
$     Horse/Barn Supplies
$     Horse Care Staff
$     Horse Training
$     Other direct horse-related costs not including overhead or other program costs.
$     2020 Total Donated Costs



POLICIES

Acquisition
Our organization acquires horses/equines from the following source(s):
    Donation  

Our organization does not acquire horses/equines from the following source(s):
    Free Lease  
    Purchase/Adoption from Owner  
    Auction  
    Kill pen/Feedlot  
    Return  
    Surrender  
    Seizure  
    Abandonment  

Our organization will accept the following:
    Geldings
    Mares

Not Checked:
    Pregnant Mares
    Foals
    Stallions
    Only Stallions to be castrated

Additional information about our acquisition policies and practices:
Horses must be in good health, good feet, good mind. We do all of our training ourselves and will except those horses that make the process easier by having the following criteria.

Intake, Assessment & Training
Prior to a horse being accepted and/or arriving at the facility, the organization requires the following with respect to the health status of the horse:
    A current Coggins
    Vaccination records that have been administered within the last 12 months
    If health records are not available or are out-of-date, the owner is responsible for having vaccinations administered.
    If health records are not available or are out-of-date, our veterinarian will administer appropriate vaccinations
Not Checked:

Prior to a horse being accepted and/or arriving at the facility, the organization has the following policies in place:
    The owner of a potential horse is interviewed over the phone or in person prior to seeing the horse
    The horse is evaluated at its place of residence
    The owner completes an application/contract which constitutes the agreement between the owner and our organization
    The owner is financially responsible for the shipping of the horse to and from the organization
    Horses are not taken on trial
Not Checked:

Upon intake, the organization has the following quarantine policy in place:
    The horse is not quarantined
Not Checked:
    The horse is confined to a designated and separate area for isolation and quarantine at the facility for a prescribed period of time
    The horse is confined to a designated and separate area for isolation and quarantine off-site for a prescribed period of time

The typical length of quarantine is:   Horses are not quarantined

Following arrival of the equine at the facility, the following is performed:
    Physical examination by trained barn staff
    Photographs are taken
    A Henneke Body Conditioning Score is assigned
    De-worming
Not Checked:
    Physical examination by a veterinarian
    Physical examination by a farrier
    Physical examination by a dentist
    Coggins test
    Blood work other than Coggins
    Fecal test
    Vaccinations
    The horse is scanned to check for a microchip
    The horse is microchipped if the scan indicates that there is no microchip

Horses are assessed for following skills and behaviors:
    Retrieval from a pasture/paddock
    Leading with a halter and lead rope
    Temperament, disposition and attitude, such as rated from very calm to very high spirited
    Saddling
    Bridling
    Lunging
    Loading onto and unloading off a trailer
    Mounting and dismounting
    Riding at the walk
    Riding at the trot
    Riding at the canter
    Riding by a beginner and/or unbalanced rider
    Tolerance to unusual objects and loud noises
    Known vices, i.e., cribbing, biting, kicking, weaving, stall walking, etc
    Grooming
    Bathing
    Clipping
    Tolerance to multiple handlers at the same time
Not Checked:
    Jumping
    Driving (Pulling a carriage)

Horses provided formal training (groundwork or riding):   Daily

Additional information about our intake, assessment & training policies and practices:
When horses are accepted, we receive them from local owners so we are able to examine prior for any illness to minimize quarantine. We currently have a full barn and do not plan on acquiring any more horses at this time.


Breeding
The organization has the following policies related to breeding and stallions:
    The facility or facilities where our organization conducts its programs, including foster facilities, does NOT breed horses.
    Our organization prohibits the breeding of horses/equines when re-homed or this statement is not applicable as all horses/equines remain at our organization for their lifetimes and are not re-homed under any circumstances.
Not Checked:
    The facility or facilities where our organization conducts its programs, including foster facilities, breeds horses
    The facility or facilities where our organization conducts its programs, including foster facilities, are permitted to house stallions

Euthanasia
The organization has the following policies related to euthanasia:
    Our organization will never have a horse euthanized for space
    Our organization may have a healthy horse euthanized if it is a threat to itself, other horses, or people
    Our organization may have a horse euthanized after all reasonable treatment options have been explored
    Euthanasia is done on site when possible to decrease trauma from transport
    Disposal of the carcass is handled within 24 hours
Not Checked:
    Our organization will never have a healthy horse euthanized under any circumstances
    Euthanasia is done at the veterinarian's facility

Horses will be euthanized upon the recommendation of:
    Veterinarian
Not Checked:
    Senior staff member without a veterinarian's recommendation
    The Board of Directors, or a member of the Board of Directors, without a veterinarian's recommendation
    Not applicable. Our organization prohibits euthanasia under any circumstances.

The following are authorized to administer the procedure for your organization in accordance with state laws:
    Veterinarian
Not Checked:
    A certified euthanasia technician
    Senior staff with appropriate training
    Employee of animal control shelter or humane society with appropriate training
    Veterinary student under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian
    Not applicable. Our organization prohibits euthanasia under any circumstances

The organization utilizes the following methods of euthanasia:
    Intravenous administration of a solution of concentrated potassium chloride (KCl) with the horse in a surgical plane of general anesthesia

Additional information about our euthanasia policies and practices:
We are very sensitive of our clients reactions to the euthanasia of our horses, we do not take this decision lightly as many people and the horse herd are affected. For the safety of our clients and horses, the decision falls upon our Director and our facility veterinarian. All avenues are exhausted in the best interest of the horse, we will not allow for an animal to be subject to a horse sale and/or slaughter situation.

Rehoming
Our organization has the following re-homing (adoption/purchase) policies and procedures in place:
    Our organization does not re-home horses under any circumstances; our organization retains custody of our horses and ensures care of the horses for their lifetimes.

Our organization has the following policies and procedures related to horses that need to be retired, are no longer useful, or are no longer manageable:
    Horses remain at our organization for their lifetimes
    In the case a horse is unsound and/or unhealthy and cannot be treated to relieve suffering, the horse may be euthanized
Not Checked:
    Horses may be found suitable homes by our organization
    Horses may be returned to their owners
    Horses may be sent to auction
    In the case a horse is unmanageable and demonstrates repeated dangerous behaviors, the horse may be euthanized
    If a suitable home cannot be located within 12 months, the horse may be euthanized

Re-homing Agreement not applicable.

EQUINE CARE & SHELTER/FACILITY INFORMATION

Total facilities at which our organization cares for and shelters horses used in our programs: 1

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities:
Our organization does not use foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities


Kingman's Healing Hooves
Kingman's Healing Hooves

Does your organization own, lease or use a part of this facility? Use

Please list all local, state and federal licenses held by the organization, including the expiration dates, or indicate that no licenses are required at the local, state or federal level. Please also list if this facility is accredited and recognized as compliant with the published standards of an accrediting organization, including the name of the organization and the date of the accreditation.
     Not at this time, we do have this as one of our goals when we expand our facility.

Provide the contact information for the individual or organization responsible for investigating abuse in the county where the facility is located, including mailing address, email address, and phone information.
     Mohave County Sheriff Dept. 600 W Beale St, Kingman, AZ 86401 (928) 753-0753 Barry Baehr--Arizona Livestock Inspector 928-727-9797 The Animal Service Division Department's Dispatch at (623) 445-0281

Does your organization conduct Equine Assisted Services (EAS) at this facility in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine Assisted Services (EAS)? Yes

Total number of Equine Assisted Service Providers AT THIS FACILITY, including instructors, specialists, therapists, counselors, coaches and/or facilitators (full-time, part-time, volunteer, independent contractors, and/or providers accompanying clients) that conduct Equine Assisted Services (EAS) in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine Assisted Services (EAS) AT THIS FACILITY:  4

Equine Assisted Service Providers Assigned to this Facility: (see Equine Assisted Service Provider Section below for details)

     1. Char Riale-- MSW, LCSW
     2. Jennifer Donahue, M.S., CCC-SLP
     3. Kassie Schuerr
     4. Misty Martin-- LISAC, BHP, CTP

Kingman's Healing Hooves:

Grounds
Total number of horses involved with your programs at this facility: 11
Of the total number of horses involved with your programs at this facility, the number of horses that are microchipped: 0
Total number of horses at this facility INCLUDING those not involved with your programs: 11
Maximum capacity of horses at this facility: 12
Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 1
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns:   Run-in sheds:
Pastures:   Paddocks/Pens: 9
Uncovered Outdoor Rings: 2  Covered Outdoor Rings:   Indoor Rings:












How many hours per day, on average, are horses turned out:
    Horses are out 1 to 3 hours per day

The following describes the pastures at this facility:
    This facility does not have pastures where horses can graze on pasture grass
Not Checked:
    This facility has a written plan in place for pasture management, which includes guidelines for seeding, fertilizing, irrigation, mowing, dragging, harrowing, manure removal, removal of debris, the control of poisonous plants, and a schedule for cleaning
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for pasture management
    All pastures are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Barbed wire is used for fencing
    Electric fencing is used; electric wires or tape fence are visibly marked
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly
    Pastures are rotated
    Pastures have natural protection for horses (i.e., trees)
    Pastures have man-made protection for horses (i.e., shelters)

The following describes the turnout areas other than pastures at this facility:
    This facility has a written plan in place for the maintenance of turnout areas, which includes a schedule for cleaning, manure removal, and dragging
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for the maintenance of turnout areas
    All turnout areas are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly
Not Checked:
    This facility does not have turnout areas
    Barbed wire is used for fencing
    Electric fencing is used; electric wires or tape fence are visibly marked
    Turnout areas have man-made protection for horses (i.e., shelters)

The following policies and procedures are in place at the facility to restrict public access and to keep horses safe:
    The property owner, staff member or caretaker lives on the premises and ensures that public access is restricted and is responsible for the security of the facility and horses
    By Appointment Only signs are posted.
    No Trespassing signs are posted
    Hold Harmless signs are posted
    Authorized Personnel Only signs are posted
    Entrance gates are locked at night
    Visitors are only permitted at specific times
    Visitors are only permitted in specific areas
    The property is fitted with motion lights
    The property is fitted with a security system that is monitored internally by staff (or the property owner)
    The perimeter of the property is fully fenced
Not Checked:
    A security guard is present at night
    Horses are checked overnight
    The property is fitted with a security system monitored by police or a professional service


Kingman's Healing Hooves

Veterinarian Information
*Vet Assessment Not Current.

Veterinarian: Dr. Robin Waldron
Clinic Name: Manzanita Animal Hospital
2323 Detroit Ave
Kingman   AZ   86401
Phone: 928-753-6138


Kingman's Healing Hooves

Equine Care
Horse Health Care/Barn Management Records: What system is used to collect and store health/horse care records?
    Notebook or equivalent (technology not utilized)
    The organization utilizes its own system to maintain records

The following items are consistent with our feed management plan and practices:
    Horses are provided with individualized feeding plans, including supplements, according to age and any health issues
    Horses are fed in individual stalls
    Horses are fed in groups
    Staff and volunteers are trained in proper feed measurements and protocols and observed periodically to ensure they are feeding correctly
    The feed chart is centrally located and updated as needed
    The area(s) where hay, feed, grain, and supplements are stored are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals in rodent-proof and mold-proof containers and grain bins
    Feed, supplements and hay types are clearly labeled
    Water sources, i.e., buckets, troughs, automatic waterers, etc. are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals
    Medications are kept in a locked, climate-controlled area
Not Checked:
    Feed plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    Supplement plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to the ongoing assessment of horses in its care:
    Horses are assigned a Henneke Body Condition score upon arrival at the facility
    The Henneke Body Condition score is updated monthly
    The Henneke Body Condition score is updated annually
    Photographs are taken of each horse upon arrival at the facility and kept with the horse's health records
    Photographs are taken of each horse annually and kept with the horse's health records
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine chiropractor
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine acupuncturist
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine massage therapist
Not Checked:
    The Henneke Body Condition score is updated with each visit by the veterinarian
    Photographs are taken of each horse monthly and kept with the horse's health records
    Photographs are taken of each horse with each visit by the veterinarian and kept with the horse's health records
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine nutritionist

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to the weight-carrying or workload capabilities of horses/equines in our care:
    Our organization evaluates the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine at least annually
Not Checked:
    Our organization maintains a written record for each equine that documents the results of each evaluation of weight-carrying and workload limitations
    Our organization does not evaluate the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine
    Equines are not ridden; not applicable

The following variables are considered in determining the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine:
    Equine age, weight, breed, body condition, fitness, balance, health and soundness
    Equine conformation to include the top line, length of back, strength and width of loin, bone density (measured by the circumference of the cannon bone just below the knee)
    Size, shape, condition and angle of the hooves
    Participant weight, height, body proportions, balance, fitness and riding skills as well as behavioral issues and safety concerns
    Weight and proper fit of the saddle and other equipment
    Terrain and footing in the working environment
    Duration and frequency of working sessions, as the frequency with which an equine is subjected to maximum weight carrying and/or workload
Not Checked:
    Nature and pace of work, repetitive or varied, radius of turns, degree of incline and regularity of footing when equine is subject to maximum weight-carrying capacity
    Temperature and/or weather conditions
    Seasonal impact on the equines' workload and weight-carrying capabilities and limitations
    Our organization does not evaluate the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine
    Equines are not ridden; not applicable

Do horses have access to clean drinking water at all times?     Yes    

Hoof Care: How often is hoof care provided for each horse? Every 4-8 weeks and when an issue arises

Dental Care: How often is dental care provided for each horse? Annually and when an issue arises

Physical Examinations: How often is each horse given a physical exam by a veterinarian? Only when an issue arises

Horse checks: How often are horses visually and physically checked by personnel at the facility? Every day or 6 days a week


Parasite Control: Our organization has the following worming protocols in place: (Check all that apply
    Fecal testing is performed prior to the use of a de-wormer.
Not Checked:
    The protocol for each horse is determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    A de-wormer is used without fecal testing

Fly/Insect Control: What remedies are used to control flies and insects?
    Fly Spray Repellent
    Fly Masks

The following represent the biosecurity practices in place at facility:
    Horses/equines are not quarantined.
Not Checked:
    Our organization follows the AAEP's Biosecurity Guidelines and/or the UC Davis Biosecurity Guidelines
    The organization has a written biosecurity plan
    All staff are trained in best practices related to biosecurity
    All volunteers are trained in best practices related to biosecurity
    A specific individual is assigned to care for sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Sick, affected and/or quarantined horses are cared for last if the caretaker must also care for healthy horses
    Sick, affected and/or quarantined horses do not have contact with other horses or other animals
    Restricted access signs are posted at primary points of access to sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Hand sanitizers and footbaths are available at all primary points of access to sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Manure and bedding from sick, affected and/or quarantined horses is disposed of in specific areas designated for infectious materials - not put in open air piles, and not spread on pastures
    Stalls, aisle ways, and common areas are disinfected after conclusion of the quarantine
    Horse trailers/vans used by sick, affected and/or quarantined horses are cleaned and disinfected after each use and cleaning takes place away from where horses are sheltered
    Horse-specific equipment used by sick, affected and/or quarantined horses is not shared and is clearly labeled
    Shared equipment used by sick, affected and/or quarantined horses is cleaned of organic debris and disinfected after each use
    Latex gloves are worn when working with sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Personnel are required to leave the facility (or shower and change clothing) after working with quarantined horses

The following represent the manure removal practices in place at facility:
    Manure is stored in dumpster(s)
    Manure is hauled, sold or given away
Not Checked:
    Manure is piled in an area where horses are not located
    Manure piles are covered
    Manure piles are composted or spread on pastures
    Our organization adheres to the manure management guidelines set by state and/or local authorities

The following steps are taken to help staff and volunteers readily identify each horse on the property:
    Horses are assigned the same stall/location each day
    A notebook or binder with photos and information on each horse is easily accessible
    Horse photos and profiles are available on the website
    Staff/volunteers are provided training on conformation, markings, colors, and breeds
    Team leaders work with new staff/volunteers until they are able to identify the horses
Not Checked:
    Name plates are located on the stall
    Photos are located on the stall
    Horses wear halters with nametags
    A map/diagram is posted showing the location of each horse with horse names and photos
    Staff and volunteers are provided with an information packet with horse profiles, including photos and detailed descriptions

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to tack, apparel and equipment:
    Saddles are shared
    Saddle pads are shared
    Bridles are shared
    Bits are shared
    Blankets are shared
    Sheets are shared
    Blankets, sheets and turn out apparel are fitted and utilized for each horse appropriate to the horse's needs and the weather conditions
    Blankets, sheets and turn out apparel are cleaned regularly as needed
     Halters are shared
    Tack is cleaned weekly
    Tack is inspected for overall working condition before each use by trained personnel
    Tack is assessed for fit before each use by trained personnel
    Tack is assessed for fit by trained personnel when a horse's body condition changes
    Tack is assessed for fit by trained personnel when a horse's disposition changes
    Tack is stored in a climate-controlled location
    Helmets are shared
    Helmets are cleaned/disinfected after each use
    Helmets are replaced after a fall
    Helmets are replaced at least every five years.
Not Checked:
     All horses have specifically assigned tack, apparel and equipment that is not shared
    Turnout apparel is shared
    Tack is cleaned after each use
    Tack is cleaned only when needed
    This facility enlists the services of a professional saddle fitter at least once a year
    Assigned tack is clearly labeled
    Equines are not ridden; not applicable.

Emergency Preparedness
The following plans, policies, and procedures are in place at the facility to handle emergencies and address weather related issues, fire safety procedures, and/or any additional hazardous scenarios the facility could potentially experience:
    Emergency procedures are posted prominently
    Emergency phone numbers are posted prominently
    The facility maintains at least two weeks of hay, feed, shavings and medications
    The facility collects and maintains medical information from staff, volunteers, and clients
    The facility maintains appropriate liability and/or workers' compensation insurance
    All staff/volunteers are briefed regularly on emergency preparedness/safety procedures
    The organization has a written emergency preparedness/safety plan (EPP)
Not Checked:
    The facility owns or has access to a generator
The written EPP addresses the following areas:
    Local fire department and/or the state's emergency planning department procedures
    Medical emergencies for clients, staff, and volunteers
    Medical emergencies for horses
    Evacuation plans
    Power outages
    Fire
    Natural Disasters - thunderstorm, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, etc
    Protocols to notify emergency personnel
    Building/facility exit plans
Not Checked:
    Terrorist attacks


The facility follows the specific procedures to help PREVENT emergency situations:
    Smoking is strictly prohibited
    NO SMOKING signs are posted prominently
    Hay is stored away from permanent or temporary structures where horses are stalled
    Permanent or temporary structures where horses are stalled are kept free of dust, cobwebs, trash, cleaning rags, and other flammable items
    Aisles and doorways are kept clear
Not Checked:
    Heaters with automatic shutoff settings are used

How often are the following checked or performed?
Fire Extinguishers are checked: Semi-annually
Smoke detectors are checked: Not at all/NA
Electrical Systems are checked: Semi-annually
Fence lines are checked: Daily
Turnout Areas are checked: Daily
Sprinkler systems are checked: Not at all/NA
Fire drills are conducted: Annually
Review of safety protocols with staff are conducted: Quarterly
Review of safety protocols with volunteers are conducted: Daily
The Emergency Preparedness Plan is reviewed and updated: Annually

Equine Transportation
2-horse trailer with truck or van:
    1 Owned onsite   Access onsite but not owned   Access offsite;
3-horse trailer with truck or van:
    1 Owned onsite   Access onsite but not owned  1 Access offsite;
4-horse trailer with truck or van:
     Owned onsite   Access onsite but not owned   Access offsite;
6-horse trailer with truck or van:
     Owned onsite   Access onsite but not owned   Access offsite;
8-horse trailer with truck or van:
     Owned onsite   Access onsite but not owned   Access offsite;
10-horse trailer with truck or van:
     Owned onsite   Access onsite but not owned   Access offsite;



EQUINE CENSUS SUMMARY

Total Facilities: 1

Total number of horses involved with your programs on January 1, 2020
PLUS: Horse Intake during 2020
Donated
Free Lease
Purchase from Owner
Auction
Kill Pen/Feedlot
Surrendered
Seized
Abandoned
Returned
Transfer
Born at facility
Adoption from Rescue
Total intakes
LESS: Horse Departure during 2020
Horses adopted/sold:
Horses transferred/returned
Horses deceased
Horses euthanized
0 Total departures
 Number of horses involved with your programs on December 31, 2020
 Total number of active horses (not retired) including
horses undergoing rehabilitation and/or retraining.
 Total number of horses permanently retired.

Summary: on 1/1/2020+ Intakes - 0 Departures = on 12/31/2020

Kingman's Healing Hooves Prior Year information not updated.





Definitions:
Donation: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent utilizing a donation document.
Free Lease: The ownership of the equine is maintained by the owner/trainer/responsible agent; the custody and responsibility for the shelter and care of the equine is transferred to the organization utilizing a free lease document.
Owner Purchase: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent utilizing a purchase or adoption document.
Auction: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by acquiring the equine at an auction.
Kill Pen: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by acquiring the equine from a kill pen.
Surrender (Hardship): The ownership and custody of the equine is relinquished to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent with or without the use of an intake document.
Seizure: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization as a result of the equine being seized by law enforcement or another agency and removed from the owner.
Abandonment: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization as a result of the equine being abandoned by the owner or the owner was unable to be located.
Return: The equine was previously a part of the organization, was adopted, and ownership and custody of the equine has been transferred back to the organization.
Transfer: The custody of the equine is transferred within an organization or from one organization to another non-profit or foster organization to provide retirement, retraining, rehabilitation and/or adoption services with no change in ownership.
Born: The equine was born at the facility.
Adoption: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by an organization specializing in the re-homing of equines in transition utilizing a purchase or adoption document.

Foal: An equine up to one year old; a colt is a male foal and a filly is a female foal.
Mare: A female equine.
Stallion: A male equine that has not been castrated.
Gelding: A castrated male equine.

Equine Assisted Services (EAS): Any activity that incorporates equine interactions and/or the equine environment, mounted or unmounted, to include 1) psychotherapy and/or mental health counseling aimed at achieving goals set forth by the licensed mental health professional and the client, 2) occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology treatment strategies utilizing equine movement set forth by the licensed therapist and the client, 3) horsemanship instruction adapted to the ability/disability of those receiving services, for the purpose of contributing positively to their cognitive, physical, emotional and social well-being conducted by a certified professional, and 4) experiential learning approaches that promote the development of life skills to achieve educational, professional and personal goals conducted by a licensed educator, mental health professional or coach. Please refer to our Guidelines for Conducting EAS for additional information.

Special Needs: Any difficulty or difficulties (such as a physical, emotional, behavioral, or cognitive disability or impairment) that require or benefit from instructors, specialists, counselors, trainers and/or facilitators who have certified training for their scope of practice applicable to the people participating in the programs and specific to the program offerings. The difficulty may not be limited to a health issue but may result from the interaction between the individual and the society in which he or she lives arising from an abusive or unhealthy environment or situation and/or a lack of resources, including economic resources, placing them at risk of a future with less than optimal outcomes.

At-Risk: Refers to being at-risk of a future with less than optimal outcomes. Youth are considered at-risk for a number of reasons, such as if they are homeless or transient, involved in drugs or alcohol, abused sexually, physically or emotionally, mentally ill, neglected at home or live in stressful family environments, lacking social or emotional supports, and involved with delinquent peers. At-Risk youth are likely to be involved in a number of risky behaviors, such as running away, skipping school, drinking underage, engaging in sexual behavior, displaying disruptive behavior, bullying/harassment, fighting, and committing acts of vandalism.

Community Outreach: Refers to public education programs aimed at educating the public about the horse-human bond, issues impacting the welfare of horses, and how horses change lives and activities that include, but are not limited to, any activity OTHER THAN Equine Assisted Services (EAS) that require a credentialed service provider, such as off site visits with horses at hospitals, nursing homes, and schools, crisis response, workplace well-being, on site tours, seminars and clinics, camps, community service hours, able-bodied mounted and unmounted lessons, etc.

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