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Honoring our veteran personnel with equine therapy


  • Licensed Veterinary Technician, University of California, Davis
  • Worked at UC Davis in Large Animal ICU and Isolation, Veterinary Technician
  • Managed Egyptian Arabian Ranch – trained horses, breeding program, equine management
  • Owned and trained Quarter Horses for endurance rides, showing and pleasure
  • Work with Veterans centers in Santa Rosa and Napa
  • Owner of RJK Ranch, Kenwood, Sonoma County

T. PATRICK MC GREGOR

R.N., M.S.N.

  • B.A. University of California, Berkeley, in 1976
  • Worked with law firms in San Francisco for 38 years as both financial manager and legal administrator
  • Lifelong horse owner and enthusiast
  • Husband was in the Navy in Vietnam, petty officer on the USS Fechteler, DD870, ship fitter, 3rd class
  • Member of Marin Horse Council
  • Member of EAGALA
LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, PSYD
PROJECT H.O.P.E. CONSULTANT
  • EAGALA Certified Mental Health
    Professional
  • Master's Degree in Social Work, San Francisco State University
  • Expertise in Domestic Violence, specializing in treating trauma
  • Energy Practitioner
  • Founder, Divine Healing Energy (www.DivineHealingEnergy.net) 
  • Published Author: An Invitation to Change Through Energy Healing
  • Member of NASW (National Organization of Social Workers)
  • Member of Novato Horsemen’s Association
  • Member of Marin Horse Council
  • Equine Specialist certified by EAGALA (equine assisted growth and learning association)
  • Trained horses and competed throughout North and South Dakota in Western Horsemanship 
  • Owns and operates Ridge Ranch in Novato 
  • Member of Novato Horsemen, Inc.
  • Trained Hypnotherapist
  • Registered Dental Hygienist

NANCY FREITAS LAMBERT,

PSYD

  • Junior Olympic riding participant as a child
  • Life long horse enthusiast
  • Keeps her horse at Marin Stables in Fairfax
  • Interior decorator

KIM MAC LEAN

R.D.H., E.S.

CERTIFIED EQUINE SPECIALIST
  • Vietnam Combat Veteran
  • Desert Shield/Desert Storm Veteran
  • Navy Corpsman
  • Retired Navy Captain
  • Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Former Team Leader and PTSD Counselor, North Bay Vet Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Member of EAGALA
  • Mental Health Professional/Equine Specialist certified by EAGALA
  • Graduate of Dominican University and received her Doctorate from the Wright Institute in Berkeley.
  • Specializes in treatment of trauma and addiction
  • Founder of www.Wonder Equine Therapy.com
  • Director of the Ritter Center
  • Private practices in San Rafael and Point Reyes
  • Board member of West Marin 
  • Senior services and the Freitas Foundation

marie lavin, l.c.s.w.

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR
FOUNDING DIRECTOR/OMBUDSMAN
HONORARY FOUNDING DIRECTOR

LESLIE KNAPP

FOUNDING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
LICENSED CLINICAL 
SOCIAL WORKER

HOPE HOPKINS

ROBERTA KUNDE