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Healing, learning & growing through experiences with horses.

Courageous Connections

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Our Mission

To promote the physical and emotional development of people of all ages and abilities through safe, therapeutic, outdoor experiences.

The essential joy of being with horses is that it brings us in contact with the rare elements of grace, beauty, spirit, and freedom.

- Sharon Ralls Lemon -

Proudly serving Marysville, Washington!

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Our program has been on hold since March 2020. If interested, please contact us for a referral to programs located in the area. 
This non-riding horse experience helps participants learn about healthy relationships and leadership skills while working with horses from the ground.
What we hear from our volunteers:
'This is a life-changing experience'
Drop by for one of our classes and find out why!
Your donations provide scholarships to participants in need and help us care for our beautiful horses.
Every dollar helps!  

Thanks to our Community Donors!

Things have a way of working out when we let them…

This saying has been one of my personal favorites for a very long time and has proven itself to be true repeatedly throughout our Courageous Connections journey!  Since the beginning of Courageous Connections, people, circumstances and even horses have shown up when we really need them!  Our recent discovery and subsequent partnership with H.O.M.E (Help our Miniature Equines) is yet another shining example of a need/hope/want coming to fruition!


We decided last year that our program and participants would greatly benefit from the addition of miniature horses. Minis are wonderful for many reasons but there were two reasons that stood out to us in particular...

Read the full message from our president below: