The vision of a Horses for Orphans project in Brazil began in the summer of 2008. In November 2009, Richard and Ingela went to Brazil and planted the first project at Betel children's home near Cocalzinho in the State of Goias. In November 2013, a beautiful farm (Wild Horse Farm) near Anapolis was purchased and a new Horses for Orphans project began. In July 2014 the first horse arrived. The renovation and building process on the farm continues.
The vision of taking horses to an orphanage in India began in the summer of 2008. In February 2009 Richard and Ingela went to the South of India and planted the Horses for Orphans project at the 'House of Praise' children's home in Nagercoil in the State of Tamil Nadu. This project is not fully up and running yet.
The vision of taking horses to an orphanage in Mozambique began in the spring of 2005. In December 2005 the first team went to Mozambique and planted the Horses for Orphans project at the Iris Ministries children's home in Pemba. In June 2006 four horses were brought from South Africa. The project was turned over to Iris Ministries in 2007 and is now fully run by Iris.
HORSES FOR ORPHANS
Horses for Orphans endeavors to build the foundations of life into orphans and the underprivileged, to equip them to succeed in their personal and professional lives and come into a deeper knowledge of the love of God.
Horses for Orphans projects enable children who live in orphanages to experience joy and the healing of their hearts through interacting with horses the natural way; through relationship...
Watch H4O Short Film
Brazil Project Film - Part 1, March 2010
This is part 1 of the powerful story of how natural horsemanship is transforming the lives of orphans and at risk to be street children at a children's home in Brazil.
Brazil Project Film - Part 2, March 2010
This is part 2 of the powerful story of how natural horsemanship is transforming the lives of orphans and at risk to be street children at a children's home in Brazil.