Sculpture titled "The Teacher" at Hearts and Horses
Todd Harding, TSM
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Brian, Susan and I get the honor of hosting the Hearts and Horses annual gala again this year.  The 16th Annual Lucky Hearts Gala and Casino Night is Saturday, October 1st at Embassy Suites in Loveland. The evening features great food, fun casino games, a fantastic silent auction and a live auction featuring the best auctioneer in the business, John Clatworthy.

The event helps pay for all of the wonderful programs offered by Hearts and Horses, including: Therapeutic Riding and Therapy Services, Hearts and Horses For Heroes, Changing Leads, Riding in the Moment, Interactive Vaulting, Blue Mountain Riding Academy, Summer Camps, Teen Leadership Program, and more.

I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful Hearts and Horses Ranch, just west of Loveland, on Friday and saw a couple of these programs in action. Executive Director Jan Pollema and Director of Special Programs, Tamara Merritt,  took a couple hours out of their very busy day to show me around. I took a few photos to document my adventure.

Last Year's Gala

These are pictures taken at the 2015 Hearts and Horses Gala by my lovely Wife, Jenny: