A child sits before a small horse and appears to be in conversation. The child and horse are in black outlines.
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My Little Horse Listener is a nonprofit literacy and emotional support program that welcomes children and young adults who have experienced burdens and would benefit from caring, healthy companionship. 

Servicing the Santa Fe, Cerrillos, East Mountains and Alburquerque areas, our programs faciliate learning, growth, and trust in the context of a healthy and affectionate relationship with a miniature equine.  

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At My Little Horse Listener, we believe that miniature equines have a unique ability to be patient, comforting, and playful companions.


Our programs are an important step in the process of rebuilding trusting, caring, and FUN relationships in the lives of children and young adults who deserve nothing less. 

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To help children and young adults recover from past hurts by developing a trusting and supportive relationship with a gentle miniature equine.


To connect young people who need refuge from hardships with emotionally supportive equines by reading to, playing with, training or simply spending time with our four-hooved team. 


A world where we can be touched by something as small as the gentle healing power of a small equine who has the quiet and mysterious wisdom to help us navigate  life with confidence, and joy.

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Learn more about what we do, from the participants who know us best!

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