Channin Ford

Executive Director

SpiritHorse of Ohio, LLC

Certified PATH Riding Instructor

It seems that Channin can't quite get enough time with horses in her life! In her free time, Channin competes with her horse, Yankee, at National Reining Horse Shows around the Midwest. 

With a master's in education, as a licensed intervention specialist, Channin worked with a variety of children with disabilities until leaving education to dedicate her time and expertise to SpiritHorse of Ohio. A Certified PATH Riding Instructor, Channin has also completed the course work and received the PATH Equine Services for Heroes certificate.

Hayley Horney

Program Director

SpiritHorse of Ohio, LLC

Raised with horses, Hayley started riding and showing when she was 6 years old. She now competes with her horse, Amber, at National Reining Horse shows.

Hayley is working on her degree to be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant and plans to have a future career in hippotherapy. The combination of her equine experience, education and experience as an independent provider for individuals with special needs makes Hayley an insightful instructor.