Our Staff

Our Staff

Our Staff

Our Staff

Monica Dodge

Executive Director
I was first introduced to Equine Assisted Services when my husband participated in a therapeutic group program for veterans suffering…

Val Martin

Program Director, Volunteer Coordinator, and Riding Instructor
I started working here 5 years ago as a volunteer and have been on staff for 2 ½ years. My…

Carrie Darras

Facilities Manager
I was introduced to horses at 5 years old when my horse crazy mother got our first riding horse, Blue,…

Jolene Kincaid

Intake Coordinator
I first found Horses of Hope when I set up a field trip here for my kids’ school, and loved…

Nicole Brazil

Riding Instructor
Hi my name is Nicole Brazil and I’m an instructor at Horses of Hope. I first got involved with Horses…

Julie McNoble

On-Call Riding Instructor
I have been a horse lover all my life.  In my youth I rode my horse throughout the hills of…

Karen Majhor

Barn Care Assistant and Riding Instructor
Growing up with a love for horses, I enjoyed visits to eastern Oregon where my aunt would take me on…

Michelle Lechner

Barn and Horse Care Assistant
I started with Horses of Hope in the fall of 2022 as a volunteer. My love for horses brought me…

Thank You To Our Supporters

We are forever grateful to all those who support Horses of Hope Oregon in providing Health, Happiness, and Healing through Horses. A special thank you to those who sponsored our 2023 Annual Dinner and Fundraiser, Denim and Diamonds.