Healing Hoof Steps is now a provider of Equine Therapy Services for members of the Sunshine Health Network(Formerly StayWell).   Sunshine Health members will need to have their PRIMARY CARE PHYSICAN fax the Physician Request Form, Clinicals & Script  to 850-786-1288

(click the button to download and print the form for your physician)

Healing Hoof Steps is a therapeutic riding service provider for school-aged students who are recipients of the Gardiner Scholarship program. Gardiner Scholarship ID required.

Healing Hoof Steps is now a provider of Equine Therapy Services for members of the Sunshine Health Network(Formerly StayWell).   Sunshine Health members will need to have their PRIMARY CARE PHYSICAN fax the Physician Request Form, Clinicals & Script  to 850-786-1288                 

(click the button to download and print the form for your physician)

*Active Duty Military Families Only* may qualify to have a 10 week therapeutic riding term covered at 100%. Adults or dependents may qualify.

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As one of only 27 EAGALA Military Designated Programs in the United States, Healing Hoof Steps was just awarded grant funding for individuals, couples and groups as part of the Veterans Administration Adaptive Sports Grant.  Individual military servicemen/women or veterans will receive 8 equine assisted therapy sessions at no cost.   Military members and their spouse will also receive 8 sessions at no cost.  To qualify, veteran must have experienced trauma-related symptoms before, during or after the time of service.  Contact us at 850-764-1005 for more information or to register.   Email contact  office@healinghoofsteps.org

Healing Hoof Steps Program Specific Payment Options 

Cash/Check/Credit Card Options 

A 501(c)3 Organization. Text HOOFSTEPS to 850-757-2920 to make a DONATION today!

​Major Medical Insurance Carriers (Mental Health Counseling Sessions Only)

Each rider will participate in a weekly course led by a PATH Certified Riding Instructor.  Weekly, consecutive sessions for 10 weeks will be 1 hour in duration.   Email Susan@healinghoofsteps.org for questions or qualifications.  Upon acceptance into the program, riders will complete their secured Client Portal and include credit card information for monthly billing.  Riders who opt-out of automatic monthly billing will pay $250 per month by check or cash.  A $35 fee will be billed for any returned checks.  Manual Payments not received by the 5th of the month will forfeit their spot in the program.

EOD Veterans and/or their immediate family members may be eligible to receive (8) Equine Assisted Mental Health Counseling Sessions at no out-of-pocket cost to them.  Contact maria@eodwarriorfoundation.org to apply for this counseling scholarship

  • UMR
  • Champ VA
  • VA Community Care Network
  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare

Healing Hoof Steps is a mental health counseling provider for school-aged students who are recipients of the Gardiner Scholarship program. Gardiner Scholarship ID required.

Thanks to the United Way Emerald Coast, Healing Hoof Steps in collaboration with Shelter House are able to provide equine assisted therapy group sessions for survivors of domestic violence. 4 week groups available quarterly.  Contact Shelter House at 850-243-1201 for more details or to signup

Our licensed clinical staff utilize evidence-based psychotherapy techniques that may or may not include equines or other farm animals. Counseling referrals accepted.

Located in Crestview, Florida

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program- Current Grants, Scholarships and Insurances Accepted

Healing Hoof Steps is a provider for the Camaraderie Foundation.  The Camaraderie Foundation provides up to 12 therapeutic sessions scholarships for Veterans who have served post 9/11 and/or their immediate family members. 

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  • Tricare East
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select
  • Florida Blue
  • Cigna

Holistic Therapeutic Riding Program Current Grants, Scholarships and Accepted Payment Sources

*RIDING IS NOT COVERED BY MAJOR MEDICAL INSURANCE*

Healing Hoof Steps Equine Assisted Mental Health Counseling and Therapeutic Riding