Executive Director


Horses with Heart introduced a new Executive Director, Angelique LeVell, in October 2020.  Angelique comes to us from the public education sector with 26 years as a music educator and administrator.  Her passion for education continues at Horses with Heart supporting our programs, instructors, and horses.  The HwH horses are kind, patient, and understanding teachers, too.

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Riding Director, Certified Instructor (CTRI), Mentor 

to Instructors-in-Training, Equine Specialist in Mental

Health and Learning


Ask Jan about her credentials and she’ll have to take a

breath: She’s a  PATH Intl. CTRI (Certified Therapeutic Registered Instructor), a CHA Standards Certified Instructor in English and Western, a PATH International Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Special Education.

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Operations Director, Certified Instructor (CTRI),

Special Olympic Head Coach

Since 1997, Pam has been a stalwart member of the

Horses with Heart team. She is a Certified Instructor

with PATH International (Professional Association of

Therapeutic Horsemanship), and a CHA-IRD

Instructor (Certified Horsemanship Association-

Instructor of Riders with Disabilities).

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Certified Instructor (CTRI), HwH Board Member,

CHA Member


A whirlwind in Western boots, Trudy became the first

Executive Director of HwH in 1996, just three years

after joining the group begun by Vickie Stuart. A PATH 

Intl. Therapeutic Registered Instructor (CTRI) and CHA                                                        Member, she’s been a fixture in Arizona’s horse world

since 1970, from 4-H programs to nationally-sanctioned

barrel racing competitions.

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Certified Instructor (CTRI)


It hasn’t taken Sherry long to build an impressive listing of teaching credentials. Since joining HwH in 2012, she has become a PATH Therapeutic Certified Instructor (CTRI), a CHA IRD Instructor (Physical & Cognitive), and holds accreditation for CHA Standards in both English and Western.

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Certified Instructor

After moving to Arizona, this native Covina, California Cowgirl began volunteering at Horses with Heart and soon became a CHA- IRD Instructor (Certified Horsemanship Association- Instructor of Riders with Disabilities).  Continuing her education and credentials she has become a PATH International  Certified Instructor as well.

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