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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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

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 (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Certified Instructor as well.

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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 Registered Instructor with PATH

International, 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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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

certified PATH Instructor 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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A fixture around the HwH ranch since 2010, Charles

(pictured with his faithful companion Bear) is the engine that drives the operation of the facility.

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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 Certified Instructor, a CHA IRD

Instructor (Physical & Cognitive), and holds accreditation for CHA Standards in both English and Western.

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