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Reaching Out

Posted on September 11, 2016 at 6:25 PM

On the 15th anniversay of September 11th, Jon Stewart spent his day with Mini Horse Heroes, Honor & Hamlet thanking first repsonders and their families for their continual sacrifiecs to keep our country safe.  Spending the day with the children Jon even learned how to play Pokemon!


A Day To Remember and Honor

Posted on September 11, 2016 at 6:05 PM

Although September 11, 2016 marked the 15th anniversary of our nation's sorrow, Honor & Hamlet had a different approach to the day. The two Mini Horse Heroes loaded into their van and embarked on a days long journey to honor and thank first responders for their continual acts of selflessness. Honor and Hamlet spent the day visiting with first responders recognizing the bravery and dedication these men, women and families demonstrate everyday.


Honor's guest appearance at Middletown Police Youth Week

Posted on August 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Honor made a guest appearence at the Middletown Police Department Youth Week Camp; visiting with youth and officers to establish an understanding of the importance of the work Mini Horse Heros provides in working on community relations and crisis situations. Afterwards the "officers in training" had the opportuntiy to ask questions, interact with Honor and take a look at Big Brother Hamlet's official Police badge.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              


This couldn't get any cuter!

Posted on August 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)
Mini Horse Hero, Honor making friends! Check out Animal Planet's Pet Expert, Andrea Arden with an adorable animals and Honor! Andrea is no stranger to animals that is for sure! Andrea has been named best dog trainer in New York by New York, W, Time Out and Quest magazines and the Daily News - just to name a few. She can be seen on Animal Planet, Live with Kelly & Michael, The Today Show, 20/20, Dateline NBC, The View, CBS News, CNN, Fox, PBS The Late Show Stephen Colbert, Fox News, Lifetime and many more! She is an amazing talent with a huge heart! Mini Horse Heroes, Honor & Hamlet think the world of Andrea! Thank you for all that you do

Wells Fargo Community Connection Recognition

Posted on August 11, 2016 at 3:20 PM

The Ken Tietjen Memorial Foundation DBA Mini Horse Heroes was honored to be the recipient of a $1,000.00 grant from Wells Fargo Bank. The grant was awarded as part of Well's Fargo's  Community Connections program, recogonizing programs like Mini Horse Heroes for their contributions to community outreach.  The Foundation truly appreciates the support Wells Fargo has provided to enable Mini Horse Heroes to continue to work within the community.

Family Day at Earle Naval Base

Posted on August 7, 2016 at 3:20 PM

Honor was delighted to spend his day visiting with families of active Navy and Army men and women; many of whom just returned from over seas. Celebrating the bravery of these men and women is all in a days work for Honor and he certaintly doesn't mind making new friends! A wonderful day shared by all!


Artist Painting to Benefit Mini Horse Heroes

Posted on June 18, 2016 at 8:40 PM

Artist and the Calgo Gardens community come together at  "Art in the Garden" to support Mini Horse Heroes! It was a fun springtime event at Calgo Gardens, located in Howell Township, Freehold NJ that included Melanie Tsilivitis, Visionary Artist & Owner of 28 Lifelines. Melanie, a supporter of Mini Horse Heroes, donated a painting of miniature therapy Horse, Honor, to benefit the organization. And the winner of the painting was Anthony G. Sarra.

Artist, Melanie Tislivitis said, "I was delighted to paint Honor, his mission of community and charity are the heart of what I believe in, I'm thrilled to be illustrating those attributes", adding "it's those attributes that further my excitement as I become part of the fabric and community that is Calgo Gardens."

Owners of Calgo Gardens, Penny and Mark Estomin share in Melanie Tislivitis's desire to spread love and to give back to the community. The Estomins stated, "The Art in the Garden event is an excellent way for Melanie Tislivitis to not only use her skills to benefit a wonderful cause, but also to connect with the guests in the community." Adding, "The event on April 30th, is a day filled with fun that will benefit the community, local artists, Howell Food Pantry, Relay for Life and the Mini Horse Heroes foundation."

It was a great day for the community to learn more about Mini Horse Heroes and to meet miniature therapy horse, Hamlet. We would like to thank Melanie Tslivitis for her talent and generosity and to Penny & Mark Estomin of Calgo Gardens for including Mini Horse Heroes at their Spring time "Art in the Garden" event! 

Honor works with Middletown PD to spread love

Posted on April 28, 2016 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)
Therapy Horse, Honor, of Mini Horse Heroes, works with the Middletown Police Department to bring love and healing to children in need. Participants of Special People United to Ride (SPUR) in Monmouth County, NJ had the opportunity to meet the officers and Honor during a special celebration. Therapy horses, Honor and Hamlet, work with first responders in the NY city area and on the East Coast. They help children and adults who have experienced illness or tragedy

A visit to the Garden of Reflection

Posted on April 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)
We wanted to thank Lower Makefield, PA, Police Department in supporting Mini Horse Heroes and Madison K at the Garden of Reflection. It was special time spent by all who shared in the moments with Mini Horse Heroes???, Hamlet, who serves in Memory of Port Authority Police Officer, Kenneth F. Tietjen who lost his life on September 11, 2001.Kenneth Francis Tietjen - Garden of Reflection As Nina Kaplan, a proud supporter of Mini Horse Heroes, stands with Lieutenant Jason Braim and Captain Robert Lewis, she holds onto her book American Dreamers at the Garden of Reflection, 911 Memorial, Lower Makefield PA. Lieutenant Braim Nina Kaplan Captain LewisKaplan continues to share important messages with her books Madison K to be better, be kind and to remember, never forget those who serve and ones we lost. The Garden of Reflection, which is the next town over from Kaplan's store in Newtown PA, and is a place she visits and holds close in her heart. The memorial took on an even more meaningful message with miniature therapy horse, Hamlet who serves in memory of Ken Tietjen. Madison K shares a sweet moment with Mini Horse Hero, Hamlet. Hamlet shows off the bows Nina & Madison will be donating to Mini Horse Heroes - A Foundation in Memory of P.O. Kenneth F. Tietjen. Madison K has donated 1,000 bows to the foundation. Every time the miniature therapy horses, Honor and Hamlet visit a child in need they will receive a bow with love from Madison K! We would like to thank all of our supporters, first responders and volunteers!

Honor on the Satge of the Daily Show

Posted on April 6, 2016 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)
Mini Horse Heroes would like to say "Thank you" to all from the Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central. Honor was given the warmest welcome and round of applause while in training to be on stage! A moment he will never forget!

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