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Our goal is two-fold; we are rescuing horses and giving them a high noble purpose - rescuing loved ones and restoring meaning to their lives.

Guiding Reins offers an alternative to improve mental/physical health for all ages. Horses once destined for disposal create a unique and powerful heart-mind connection between human and equine. We regularly work with first responders, veterans, Wounded Warriors and the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. 


Marcy Wilhelm-South

Purdue University

Location Campobello, SC
Status Active
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  1. Addiction
  2. Animal-assisted activities
  3. Animal welfare
  4. Attention deficit disorder
  5. Autism
  6. Cerebral palsy
  7. Depression
  8. Domestic violence
  9. Down Syndrome
  10. Horses
  11. Learning disabilities
  12. Mammals
  13. open access
  14. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
  15. South Carolina
  16. Spinal cord injuries
  17. Stroke
  18. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  19. veterans
  1. open access