LOPE helps at-risk racehorses find second careers, while inspiring young people through horsemanship education.


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LOPE staffer Daelynn teaches Lilly (a newbie LOPE intern) how to do quality ground work. Our equine instructor Santo also helped the lesson along! Daelynn started out as an intern here a few years ago when she was a high school student. Now she is an official employee at LOPE (as well as a college student). She also is a terrific teacher! We love seeing how former interns can mentor and encourage the younger interns just coming into our program! #lopetx #internships #circleofpurpose #warhorses #youth #teachingeachother ... See MoreSee Less

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LOPE Horses

These are the LOPE horses either currently in the LOPE Academy, rehabilitating or up for adoption. View all

LOPE Blog

Recent posts from the blog featuring posts about the LOPE horses, horsemanship and other Tales from the LOPE Ranch.

A Look Back on 2020

When I sat down to list our 2020 results, it didn’t seem like a big list (at first). In essence, we reexamined our priorities and deepened our work — we […]

Poised for Impact: Warhorse Programs

Warhorse Education Programs at the Tipping Point Recently, we shared the experiences of young people whose lives were changed at LOPE. I hope you enjoyed reading about their learning journey […]

Poised for Impact: Youth Education Programs

Youth Education Programs at the Tipping Point Recently, we posted our Poised for Impact goals for 2020. LOPE is at an exciting tipping point! For years, we’ve been slowly building […]

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