We Make a Difference

One person at a time

Idlehurst Foundation is a non-profit organization located on a 120-year-old family farm. Our mission is to provide equine and outdoor therapy and counseling to individuals with autism, addiction, trauma, and other neuro and physical differences. We offer equine therapy, as well as counseling services through licensed healthcare professionals, to support growth and healing in a unique and supportive environment.

We are not just a provider of therapy services; we are a community that values everyone and strives to create an inclusive and supportive environment. We take pride in the positive impact we have on the lives of individuals and families in our community and invite everyone to join in making a difference and creating a brighter future for all.

Serving children and adults with physical and neuro differences such as autism, addiction, trauma and more.

Programs Designed for Success

With the participant’s needs in mind

Our programs are designed to promote physical and emotional well-being, allowing individuals to explore the healing power of nature and horses while receiving personalized therapy and counseling services. Our team of experienced and compassionate professionals is committed to providing the highest quality care and support for our clients.

Through our equine and outdoor programs, individuals can develop new skills, build confidence, and form meaningful connections with our therapy animals and the natural world. Our equine sessions counseling services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, ensuring they receive the care and support they need to achieve their goals.

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Upcoming Events

Woodruff Farmers Market

The Woodruff Farmers market is a great place to connect with community while supporting local farmers. The Market takes place the first Saturday of April, May, and June in the Spring and the first Saturday of September and October in the Fall at McKinney Park from 8 am to 12 pm.

Boots & Ballgowns

Get ready to dust off those cowboy boots and polish up those ballgowns, because we are hosting a night you won’t want to miss! Our Boots and Ballgowns event is the perfect opportunity for couples and individuals alike to come together in the barn, all dressed up, for a night of dancing, drinking, eating, and fun. 

Drive in Movie

Drive-In Movie – Toy Story

Join us this Fall for an evening under the stars and movie with family and friends. This fundraiser is an excellent opportunity to support our foundation while enjoying an unforgettable evening on our beautiful farm.

“Volunteering with Idlehurst is so rewarding. You always leave knowing you made a difference in someone’s life.”

Dianne Roberts