Nancy King, MS, OTR In 2002, Nancy, earned her Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. As a life long horse lover, she founded A Connection in the Hudson Valley region of New York State. Her vision was and always has been to make the world a little better by helping one person at a time, with the help of horses. She has since moved to North Carolina, (with her herd), and is bringing her wealth of knowledge and expertise in OT and horses, along with her great enthusiasm to the Raleigh-Wake Forest area. She is ready and eager to introduce you and your loved ones to A Horse Connection Programs. Her work has been featured in the award winning documentary films: "A Horse Connection" and "Riding Tall". Nancy is a licensed OT in the state of NC, is certified by the American Hippotherapy Association and is a PATH International Registered Therapist.
Farm director Raza Lynn Killian has been a lifelong student of the horse. She retired to her dream of working with horses and the people who love them and considers each day at the farm to be most gratifying ever. Since her involvement with the farm in 2008, Hartsfield Gaits has offered training, lessons, camps, clinics and learning experiences for riders with a diverse group of interests. Raza Lynn also has experience showing gaited horses, and is a proud supporter of animal rescue – reflected in the number of rescue animals who call the farm home. She and her husband Bob have worked hard to make Hartsfield Gaits a place to re-new the soul, and they are proud to host A Horse Connection at this special farm.