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6750 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO, 80525

970-889-2752

Front Range Ranch & Rescue

Vision Statement:

Transforming Individuals Through Solution Focused Equine Therapy

Our Mission:

Rescue horses

Adopt horses

Rehabilitate horses

Train horses to be companions

Utilize EAGALA an internationally accredited and tested therapeutic process

Use of a team of certified professionals an Equine Specialists and Equine Mental Health therapists

What We Do:

Front Range Ranch & Rescue adopts abandoned and or abused horses and animals. We care for and rehabilitate these animals and train them to assist in successful integration and readjustment of disabled Veterans using animal and equine assisted therapy.

How Can You Help:

We are a 501C3 non-profit organization that is funded entirely on the generosity of private donations and grants.  We are always seeking financial contributions as well as donated equipment, all of which are tax deductible.  Thank you for your support!

SPECIALIZATIONS

Military trauma, readjustment & reintegration

 

BOARD MEMBER BIOGRAPHIES

 

BOARD MEMBER BIOGRAPHIES

 
 
 Steven Baldwin M.S., MSW, ES., MH

Steven Baldwin M.S., MSW, ES., MH

PRESIDENT

Steven D. Baldwin MS., MSW., MRAS, MAC, MCA, CAC, CATC IV, MATC, FAC, CCDS, CWTS, CSC is a Colorado State University PhD. Social Work student Veteran.  His clinical experience includes employment with the Department of Veteran Affairs as a mental health therapist assisting Veterans with (PTSD) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and/or (MST) military sexual trauma.  He earned a Social Work Master’s degree from Humboldt State University and a Masters of Counseling from Western Oregon University.   Steven has served over 20 years in the Army as a combat Veteran of the Iraq war; deployed in 2003-05 with the 1st Cavalry Division 2/7 as a highly decorated Infantry Reconnaissance Paratrooper.  He is currently enlisted in the Colorado Army National Guard as an Infantry Company First Sergeant E-8.  He has significant experience counseling indigenous American Indian individuals, families and children in Northern California for United Indian Health Services specializing in behavioral health integration and medical social work.  He has also worked as a Registered Addiction Specialist counseling residential treatment.  Steven is the President & Director of Front Range Ranch & Rescue a nonprofit specializing in Veteran Equestrian Therapy using abandoned or abused horses in Fort Collins, Colorado.  He has publicly presented several topics on contemporary Veteran Issues. He is employed by Colorado State University as a social work instructor developing and teaching several social work courses to include the development of a military social work certificate program.  He worked as a mental health therapist for the Department of Veteran Affairs in Northern California San Francisco VA system.  Steven’s research interests include Veteran advocacy, criminal justice recidivism, trauma-informed care, substance abuse/dependence treatment, mental health, co-occurring disorders, ancestral diets, sustainable food systems, food insecurity, domestic violence counseling and indigenous decolonization.

 
 AMY MYHRE BSW, ES, MH

AMY MYHRE BSW, ES, MH

VICE PRESIDENT

Amy has been with Front Range Ranch & rescue for over a year. She has volunteered and been instrumental in the development of Front Range Ranch & Rescue and other community based agencies throughout northern Colorado such as Crossroads.  Amy is a wonderful person who has accomplished a great deal given her experiences in life.  She has demonstrated a resilience that is exceptional and inspiring.  Her extraordinary ability to raise children as a single mother and dedicate hours volunteering within her community exemplifies her values, ethics, character and personal attributes.  She is a leader with exceptional intellect and extraordinary professionalism.  She has tremendous academic thirst and appreciates the challenging rigors of academia perusing a bachelorette degree in social work and eventually a masters of social work at Colorado State University.  Amy is part one EAGALA certified as an Equine Specialist and is studying social work.  She is a volunteer for several agencies in Northern Colorado

 
 Nick Simone SSG (R)

Nick Simone SSG (R)

TREASURER

Nick is a 12 year combat Veteran serving as a Staff Sergeant he is a decorated combat Infantryman he is passionate about assisting Veterans and helping others.  He enjoys traveling around the world and exploring National Parks throughout the United States. Nick enjoys working with numbers and is a competitive individual who solves difficult problems with ease.