Wilderwood Equine Therapy and Rescue

Mailing Address: 7 Wildwood Lane, Peralta, NM 87042
County of Location: Valencia
Phone: (505) 459-9813
NTEE Code: B- Education, D- Animal Related, E- Health Care, J- Employment, Job Related, P- Human Services
Mission Statement:

Wilderwood’s equine-assisted programs are an innovative and integrative approach designed for autistic children and adults to strengthen authentic self-perception, self-possibility, and self-realization through mind/body interoceptive, osteopathic, and somatic understanding and the philosophy of Hautism, which embraces and celebrates the innate connection between horses and autistics. Wilderwood also rescues unwanted horses, provides them a lifetime loving home, and educates the community about horses and autism. Wilderwood’s programs are offered throughout the year in a compressed, immersive format for adults and eight week sessions for children.

Primary Programs:

Autistic adult program (18 and up)
Autistic children's program (8 to 18)
Wilderdoodles Summer Camp for autistic youth

Populations Served: Disabled, Rural, Other
Counties Served: Bernalillo, Valencia
Year Founded:


Annual Budget: $100,000 - $249,999
Personnel: 1 to 5 FTE
Executive Director:

Dr. Rebecca Evanko

Accepts inquiries: Accepts inquiries about volunteering, Accepts inquiries about board member positions, Accepts inquiries about service learning, Accepts inquiries about internships
Nonprofit Status: Has 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the IRS, Is registered as a Nonprofit Corporation with the State of New Mexico
Types of Services Offered: Direct Services


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