We are coming home for Barn Bash 2019!
Join us on September 14th, 6:30pm - 11:30pm, for Healing with Horses Ranch's Homecoming Dance: Throwback Style. We will be looking back on how far we have come since our humble beginnings in 2012 and ringing in the future with the people who make it happen... You!
Learn about our journey and enjoy an open bar, dinner, and a live auction. Stay late a party with us; we will have dancing and barn games til 11:30pm.
This year's attire is Retro Semi-formal. Don a look from your past or a past life; we mean it! Retro prom/homecoming dresses, retro bridesmaid dresses, and leisure suits highly encouraged.
Tickets On Sale Now
Get your tickets to the best event the ranch has to offer. Ticket sales will be available online for $65 til September 7th.
Patricia A. Cody, Ph.D., MSW began teaching therapeutic riding at Equest Therapeutic Horsemanship in 1994, working with the Special Olympic, Paralympic and Exhibition teams. She completed her MSW at The National Catholic University in 2002. After her MSW, she worked as a foster care caseworker for children who had been languishing in foster care in the public child welfare system in Washington, D.C. Tricia completed her PhD in Social Work in 2007 at The University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled “Therapeutic Horsemanship and Children Adopted from Foster Care: A Case Study Analysis Using Mixed Methods”. She completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Child Welfare and Adoption and has worked on numerous federal, state and local research and evaluation projects related to child welfare, foster care, special needs adoption, tribal child welfare and child refugee services. As a member of the AdoptUSKids Research and Evaluation Team, a project of the Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau, she worked on a project that was Congressionally mandated in the Children’s Health Care Act of 2000 entitled “Barriers and Success Factors from Foster Care: Perspectives Of Families And Staff” and was the team lead on “Perspectives of Youth Adopted from Foster Care by Lesbian and Gay Parent(s)”. Tricia is an Adjunct Lecturer in the BSW and MSSW programs at UT and continues as a Research Associate on the AdoptUSKids Research and Evaluation Team. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters and has presented at national and international conferences on topics related to child welfare, adoption and animal assisted interventions. Tricia and her husband are currently working to develop a Research Institute on their ranch to focus on research and program development of animals assisted interventions for children and adults who have experienced trauma.