Team: Humans

Jeff Galloway, OTR

Owner/Operator. Occupational Therapist in practice since 2005, with variety of experiences from hospitals, to clinics, to home health, and recently a barn. Leading the charge to bring the outdoor experience to people of all ages with disabilities and special needs.

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Desi Galloway,
Ranch Manager

Gardener, animal lover, jill-of-all-trades... my wife. Specialist in autism and owns Neuro-Inclusive Housing Solutions. Originally from Miami and has traveled the world. Now makes sure our animals are always happy and healthy.

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Allison Braverman, COTA

Allison worked with us as an OTA Student the summer of 2019 and has stayed on seeing clients ever since! She loves fly fishing and being outdoors as much as possible! That's why her other job is in the bike shop at REI !!

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Stacy Mowbray, Administrator

Stacy joined us this past year to help with all things administrative. She's gotten quickbooks, schedules, intake packets and newsletters in a breeze. She's even got horse-leading down! Good friends like Stacy and her husband Todd, don't come around often! 

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Kristina Ward, COTA

Kristina worked with us during her Level 1 fieldwork and happy she's back. As an owner of 9 horses, and a menagerie at her own farm, this type of practice is natural. She has taken her HPOT course and also works with us at the Temple Grandin Equine Center at Colorado State University.

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Angel Esquibel-Torres, Ranchhand

A high school student, he is new to the country life- yet has picked up quickly how to keep the ranch and its animals happy. A great student and stellar young man. 

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Joan Eckrich, OTR

Joan Eckrich is a native North Dakotan. She has practiced Occupational Therapy for over 30 years. Joan has specialized in equine assisted Occupational Therapy sense 2018 and is excited to bring her experience, love for horses, and children to Temple Grandin Equine Center, via Sundance Therapy. 

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Lisa Olson, COTA

Lisa lives in Monument and enjoys the country living. She says this job provides her with the ability to maintain her bee hive(s) at home. She has a wonderful family and 3 gorgeous daughters in various stages of adulthood, including college and higher education. 

Andrea Buckler, COTA

Andrea was an OTA student and friend before Sundance Therapy was an idea! Does magic with some thread and needle. Mama to the cutest little cowboy. (She starts in a OT doctorate program this year!)

PASSIONATE PEOPLE, HAPPY ANIMALS

Team: Animals

Sundance

Youthfully exuberant. Impulsive. Inquisitive. Very social and interested in the treats that you must have in your pocket. Namesake of the business and life-changer. Will test you until you are sure.

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Loretta Lynn

Born Halloween 2017. Plays hard. Naps hard. As a black lab, often too excited to sit when she meets you, but knows she should. Likes- Loves chasing chickens. Loves her trainer, Mrs. Patti. Not sure what to do with pigs.

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Bronco was brought as a rescue, from a discouraging situation last summer. But he has not looked back and gained about 200 lbs of muscle. He has a lot of experience and although worthy of his name, is gentle and loves to please his humans.

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Delta

An old soul. Wise beyond his years. Had a tough ranch upbringing but has found a home here. Works hard for those he trusts. Will test you until he is sure. 

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Chickens

Some of us have names, we are fosters and adoptees as well as homegrown hens and roosters. We teach gentleness, calm, and graded movements. We are experts in the unexpected and produce your breakfast. 

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Duane

Our new ranch pup is half red heeler and half Idaho Shag. Both herding breeds, his genetics shine through when with the sheep, goats and even humans sometimes! Full of energy, but also full of love and kisses. 

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3 little piggies are always here, and then they go to market. Eating the yummy meals from the variety of food we get from the local food bank and brewery, pigs help us learn about healthy food choices. They really like Avocados, brewer's grain and your shoes for snacking.

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Our flock started with a free show goat, named Trooper. We also added a couple goats that came when we bought a horse trailer. One of those, Delilah, was pregnant. Surprise! 3 more last October. Flower, Flynn and Feisty Flash are quite a set of triplets. All together they are the best weed-eaters on the block!

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