Pal-O-Mine’s roots date back to 1995 when Lisa Gatti started a therapeutic riding program for individuals with disabilities. She leased a barn in Old Brookville on Long Island and started her program with one leased horse and one student. Today, Pal-O-Mine operates a full time program, 7 days a week, 12 months a year. We have 18 therapy horses on an 8-acre facility and serve over 300 individuals weekly. We have a full time staff of 8, 25-part time contractors, and over 150 volunteers.
Pal-O-Mine’s mission is to provide a comprehensive therapeutic equine program using horses to facilitate growth, learning, and healing. Our population includes children and adults with disabilities, those who have been abused or neglected, the military and the economically compromised.