Leann is a 1982 graduate of Texas A&M University and holds a M.S. in animal science, specializing in Equine Exercise Physiology and a M.S. and certification in School Counseling. Having been in public education for 32 years as a high school counselor, Leann brings experience working with diverse groups of students, and is keenly aware of the challenges and struggles facing our youth and families today. Leann serves as Executive Director for Courage Ranch and is excited about the opportunity to bring a unique program of hope and healing to her hometown community of Floresville.
Destiny is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has provided mental health treatment in various settings since 2016. Destiny obtained her bachelor's and master's degree in social work from Texas Christian University and has worked in inpatient and outpatient facilities across Texas. Destiny has previous experience providing equine-assisted psychotherapy at an outpatient mental health facility near Houston She incorporated horses into treatment interventions to assist clients with their mental health needs. Destiny has provided individual, group, and family therapy for patients facing various mental health concerns, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and PTSD. In addition, Destiny has experience working in medical social work at Texas Children's Hospital-The Woodlands, where she provided crisis intervention and case management services to children, adolescents, and families.
Destiny is originally from Poth, Texas, and currently resides in Wilson County with her fiancé and their animals.
Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with six years of experience treating different mental health issues in a variety of setting. Sarah attended undergraduate school at Baylor University and the obtained her master’s degree in social work from University of Texas-Austin. Sarah has experience treating veterans, families, children and adolescents needing support on their mental health. Sarah has worked in schools, family shelters and outpatient clinics helping heal from PTSD, anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns. Sarah’s clients have frequently told her how comfortable she makes them feel in therapy, especially if it is their first-time trying therapy. Sarah’s goal is for clients to feel heard, understood, and cared about in each interaction.
Sarah resides in San Antonio with her husband and two children and two big dogs. Sarah is also a foster mom and enjoys gardening in her free time.
Howdy! My name is Jack. Sometimes I find it difficult to trust people but when I do we definitely become friends. I really trust my herd-mates and am very protective of them. I don't always move very fast but I am always on the look out for danger, especially from coyotes or stray dogs. I am best known for my donkey brae, especially when it's dinner time!
Hello, new friend! My name is Tostito. My friends at Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue took good care of me until I made it to my forever home here at Courage Ranch! I'm the baby around here, but I'm very independent. Donkey Jack is my very best friend! I make friends very fast and I can't wait to meet you!