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Our Purpose

Remount Foundation empowers active-duty U.S. service members, veterans of all eras, their spouses, and dependent children to overcome their hidden wounds inflicted by service-related or life-event trauma, harnessing a renewed life outlook with hope and purpose. Our pioneering program, the Remount Method, is praised for its flexibility in meeting each participant’s discovery level for healing through various therapeutic exercises in Equine Assisted Philosophy combined with HeartMath resilience-building techniques. The Remount Method is provided at no cost to program participants.

Service Delivery – Veteran

Veteran program participants are evaluated during intake and throughout their healing journey to ensure success in and beyond the program. The healing journey is not a “one size fits all” process for all who seek it.

Program Eligibility – General

Applicants to the Remount Method program are qualified/disqualified based on the following Eligibility Criteria Groups. Program applicants and participants must meet ALL the Eligibility Criteria Groups applicable to them..

NOTE: Review all Eligibility Criteria Groups in this section to determine eligibility.

Eligibility Criteria Group 1 – General

  • Applicant is an active-duty U.S. service member, a veteran of any era, their spouse and dependent children are eligible for program participation


  • A Gold Star spouse, their dependent children, and Gold Star parents are eligible.

NOTE: Children that are no longer dependent on the above or divorced spouses of. the above are not eligible.

Eligibility Criteria Group 2 – Referral

    Applicants may self-refer or be referred by a mental health provider.

Eligibility Criteria Group 3 – Federal Regulations

  • Federal regulations prohibit participants with a felony record, an outstanding warrant for arrest, or in possession of firearms to enter the United States Air Force Academy to participate in the Remount program.
  • Remount program participants must be willing to comply with USAFA Equestrian Center rules for access to horses and facilities.

Eligibility Criteria Group 4A – Veterans**

**(Funded by the Colorado Veterans Assistance Grant)

  • Veteran must have separated under honorable conditions. (Form DD-214 verification required during application/intake process.)
  • Veteran must be a resident of Colorado.


Remount Foundation is an equal opportunity organization and will not allow discrimination based upon age, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or any other status prohibited by applicable law.


Participants that feel they have been discriminated against or have a complaint about the program may contact Any complaints will be reviewed by the Board of Directors, the Program Director, and the Program Advisory Team.

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2022 4168C


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