Hope Reins
Therapy Helps:

  • Adolescents
  • Autism
  • Anxiety
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Parenting
  • Personal Growth
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem



"Since my daughter started with the horses, she is initiating play with other kids!" - mother of 10 year old with autism

"I really didn't think I could do this, but I can!" - 14 year old with depression



Hope Reins at Festival of the Horse and Drum!

Hope Reins will be present at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles, IL August 16-14, 2014 for the Festival of the Horse & Drum! Live Demos! Get more info on this incredible event here.

Hope Reins on WGN Radio!!

Hope Reins' Debbie Hirshberg spoke with Hannah Stanley at WGN Radio about the programs at Hope Reins and the positive powersof the horse. Check out the program here.

Debbie was also on WGN regarding the fight against the high power lines here!


Hope Reins Back-To-School Success Camp!

Is your child ready for a challenge? Do they possess the skills needed to succeed in school and in life?

Hope Reins is collaborating with Neal Psychological Specialties to offer the Back-To-School Success Summer Camp! This summer camp is designed to give students ages 9-18 the essential skills and experience necessary to build healthy relationships at home, in school and in the future at work!


<< Current Sessions are finished. Please contact Debra Hirschberg for more information on future sessons! >>


Teens In Equine Therapy


Hope Reins At Judson University!

Hope Reins TeamHope Reins and Director Debbie Hirschberg participated in an event focused on Special Education at Judson University in Elgin, IL on Saturday, October 1st, 2011. Mrs. Hirschberg's colleague, Psychologist Doug Neal was the keynote speaker.

Topics covered at the event included ADD, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The Hope Reins Team was on hand to demonstrate how equine therapy works, and the efficacy of the treatment, and the emotional power of equine therapy. The event was well attended by top educators in the greater Fox Valley area.

Horses used in equine therapequine therapy demonstration



Equine Therapy Equine Therapy Demonstration