Empowering lives through Faith-Based Equine Exercises

Meet The Tanners

Blessings from Forrest and Angela Tanner,

Their lives are filled with Christ, each other, 3 children, motorcycles, dogs, several horses & ponies. 

To learn more about founders and owners of EHS HOOVES OF MERCY please read on... 

Forrest and Angela have been blessed to work and minister in the areas of: Teaching, parenting, team building, public speaking, communication, grief, boundaries, entitlement, strengthening marriages, ADD, ADHD, depression, oppositional defiance, Reactive Attachment,  PTSD, mild eating concerns, Autism, self-harm, abuse, anger, suicide-attempts, drug/alcohol dependencies.  


Having worked for a Therapeutic based program for 18-26yr olds males and females, having management experience working for Harley Davidson, ministering to the 'Biker' and 'Cowboy' community, volunteering as a soccer coach, youth ministry leader, small group leader, and a Celebrate Recovery leader (men and youth) developing Forrest with a background to work with a diverse group.


Having also worked for a Therapeutic based program for 18-26yr olds males and females as and Equine Specialist and for Medicine Horse Counselinghaving worked for Rural Community Action Agency programs 

Achieving her Christian Counseling and Psychology degree from Liberty University, and currently a teacher for House of the Lord Christian Academy, volunteer for many groups and organizations:  Past Board of Directors member for Youth Emergency Services (YES) in Pend Oreille County. WSU Extension 4-H resource leader,  a soccer/softball coach, youth ministry leader, small group leader, and a Celebrate Recovery leader women and youth. All of this has help develop Angela with a background to work with a diverse group.

Currently as an Equine Specialist, OK Corral Series -Faith-based certified and  Riding Instructor .

Angela brings over 30yrs. of riding, over 15 yrs. working/ training horses and over 15yrs. giving some type of lesson or another.

EHS HOOVES OF MERCY is a product of what God has allowed them to go through and what he has done in their lives. The use of horses is just one of the ways that they have been blessed to help others redirect their paths too.



(509) 671-7051 or (509) 671-7052 

PO Box 116 Newport WA 99156


Equine Assisted Sevices offered

Christ Centered Ministry

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Ways to Contact

c/o Angela Tanner	 
PO Box 116
Newport, WA 99156

Our Mission

 Equine Head Start HOOVES OF MERCY's mission is to empower lives, minds and spirits of children, youth and adults with equine-assisted activities. To inspire and educate others to unite for those in need, locally, statewide, regionally and nationally.

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  • "Our group was great when we were busy bucking the program! Going against authority or wanted something from each other. But, to work on a project or do daily activities together..."
    Ununited Group
    Let's Play Pool?
  • "A horse? What did this thing have to do with my life! Metaphors are Stupid! It's just another form of Manipulation! The big challenge was to have a horse doing what it wanted to..."
    CW 2007-2009
    Manipulation, Belimia, Self-harm

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