Touching Smiles
Equine Therapy

Mini Horses, Major Miracles

Touching Smiles Equine Therapy


Mission Statement

Touching Smiles Equine Rescue and Therapy is an animal welfare organization specializing in the rescue of miniature horses and other equines that would otherwise face uncertain and often dismal futures. Touching Smiles recognizes that animals may have disadvantaged pasts and provides a safe haven for rescued equines. Touching Smiles Equine Rescue and Therapy, set in a beautiful natural wetlands environment, enhances the lives of emotionally or physically challenged individuals through intimate communication and contact with equines while experiencing the peaceful beauty of nature.  


  • To provide equine based therapies to individuals with emotionally or physically challenging needs
  • To educate the public on the beauty and importance of Wisconsin’s wetlands.
  • To give purpose to the lives of neglected or abused equines through interaction with emotionally or physically challenged individuals.
  • To provide or find loving, forever homes to neglected or abused equines.

    “There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots, the other is wings.” Hodding Carter