Our Mission

Our Mission

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. We're set in a beautiful natural wetlands environment, and enhance the lives of emotionally or physically challenged individuals through intimate communication and contact with equines while experiencing the peaceful beauty of nature.

Our Vision

Our Vision

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

Our Story

In 2005, a nurse fell in love with a photo she saw of a six week old brown and white miniature horse. The breeder told her about how he would load up one of the smaller horses into his trailer and take him to area nursing homes. That is when the nurse decided that she would create a nonprofit organization that would provide equine assisted visits using miniature horses to those with special needs. Following the adoption of additional miniature horses, Touching Smiles Equine Therapy, Inc. was born.

Make a Contribution

Your small contribution will make a huge difference! 100% of proceeds are used towards the animals care. We thank you in advance

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We are entirely dependent upon fundraising and private donations and we are in desperate need of a vehicle to tow our horse trailer.

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A $25 sponsorship of an animal earns a certificate, a plush pony toy, and a photograph of the animal.

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We're always looking for people that have a passion for horses to volunteer their time with us!

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Horse Bios

We have a variety of horses that are well groomed, trained, loved, and taken care of.


To raise awareness and fulfill our mission to save animals and help others, we need your help! Remember, everything is tax-deductible as we are a non-profit.

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Purchase products on Amazon by clicking the link and Amazon automatically donates .5% of your purchase total to us from Amazon. All you have to do is choose Touching Smiles Equine Therapy as the charity of choice and your charity is saved.

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Animal Wish List

Wish List

We can always use items to help enrich the lives of our loving animals.
Contact Us for a current list and instructions.

The data proves it

We make a difference.

12 Plus Years Experience
30 Animals and Counting
5000 Dollars Raised So Far

Team Members

At Touching Smiles Equine Therapy, we love to work with our horses and help bring smiles to peoples faces.

Team Member

Sheryl G.


Sheryl G had a passion to help individuals based on her 35 years in the health care field. She fell in love with horses at an early age and became certified in animal assisted thearpy to help others.


Here are some testimonials from our customers.

Our Partners

Help support our partners in their missions as well.

Get In Touch

Feel free to contact us to schedule a visit or for any additional information.

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Phone : 262-388-3036

Cascade, WI 53011