We are proud to announce LOARC’s Founder/Executive Director, Jean Kvamme, has been named PATH Region 11 Volunteer of the Year. Jean’s vision to create a place for healing and joy through equine assisted therapy has touched the lives of many in need. Her continued, tireless efforts to support and grow the center are appreciated throughout … Read moreJean Kvamme Named PATH Region 11 Volunteer of the Year!
We are so blessed to have earned the trust of the families who have chosen Lichen Oaks Adaptive Riding Center. Check out this beautiful video about the incredible things happening at LOARC!
On a beautiful day Pat visited LOARC and watched a lesson of one of our amazing young clients that has TBI (traumatic brain injury) and cerebral palsy. Pip is the therapy horse he rides each week when at LOARC. Pat was so moved seeing this young client helped so much by Pip that he donated … Read morePIP’S CARE at LOARC paid for ONE YEAR by a VERY GENEROUS DONOR!!
Due to no fault of his own, a 9yr. old boy with TBI and cerebral palsy needed a home. That was when his grandmother changed her life completely and took her grandson into her home taking full custody and care of him. Funds are extremely tight and being able to come to LOARC regularly was … Read moreLOARC young client with TBI/CP now has an ANGEL DONOR sponsoring him!!
http://www.goldenstatenewspapers.com/press_banner/eedition/page-b-community/page_bc5af2d8-4d72-59a7-b08d-0139662a5229.html MAY 23, 2017 — FELTON, CA — Naemi Frey has been recognized by UC Santa Cruz for her exemplary community service at Felton-based Lichen Oaks Adaptive Riding Center (LOARC) for special needs youth and adults during the 2016-2017 academic year. Frey, a Felton resident and UC Santa Cruz junior, was presented a Gold Service … Read moreHorse-riding in Felton Offers Therapy For Those In Need
Lichen Oaks Adaptive Riding Center was recently featured on the My Scotts Valley Facebook group. The post and video are below. Many thanks to Robert Aldana! “If you know someone with special needs or a handicap, a wounded warrior, or just know someone who could use some therapy or is going through a difficult time … Read moreLOARC Featured on My Scotts Valley Facebook Group
A wonderful article about Lichen Oaks Adaptive Riding Center in the Santa Cruz Sentinel! http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/lifestyle/20151220/felton-riding-center-serves-people-with-special-needs
The new Lichen Oaks Adaptive Riding Center in Felton offers many benefits for those with special needs. You can get involved … http://patch.com/california/losgatos/special-place-nearby-where-horse-your-therapist
Many thanks to the Scotts Valley Times for their article about our organization!
We are very excited to announce the opening of the Center! Riding sessions can now be scheduled. The creation of the Center has been a dream come true for me, and a labor of love. I would like to especially thank my husband Floyd for his incredible support and involvement throughout the project. Much thanks … Read moreLichen Oaks Adaptive Riding Center is Now Open!