"Horses are amazing beings, with huge, hearts, offering unconditional love to those willing to receive openly."
-Alice R Collins
Alice R Collins Founder/Therapist, is a certified Equine Craniosacral Therapist and certified Equine Myo-manipulative Functional Therapist. Passionate about animals, especially horses, since early childhood, Alice has been an intuitive body worker since age 15.
Working in the veterinary field in her 20's, Alice intended
to become a vet tech specializing in horses, but then life redirected her, and she chose to focus on family.
Years later, while experiencing significant life changes, including the ending of her marriage, Alice was called to an awakening, and began her journey on a new Spiritual path. With a new way of Being and new ways of Healing, Alice chose to follow her heart's passion and return to equine healing work in a way that combined her spiritual and hands-on healing paths.
During her equine therapeutic certification process, while working mostly with lovingly rehabbed rescue horses, Alice founded Whole Horse Wellness, and has continued learning, expanding her ability to "hear and feel" what the horses' bodies are saying and gaining knowledge from each horse she helps.
"Regardless of their traumatic history it is humbling and mind-blowing to experience the love and compassion these beautiful horses radiate as they heal."
- Alice R Collins
Patty Doolittle Administrative Director, has been passionate about nature, especially animals, as long as she can remember. Patty took horseback riding lessons as a child and again for a few years, as a young adult, while working in the office of a local non-profit organization.
After 33 years in non-profit administrative work and fundraising, life redirected Patty. When a pandemic-related lay-off left her wondering what the future would hold, Patty was given the opportunity to assist Alice on a project. That initial short-term project soon expanded to become the administrative half of Whole Horse Wellness.
Through her administrative and therapy assistant work, Patty has rediscovered her passion for horses, and loves being able to combine her solid administrative knowledge, and past experience engaging with horses, with new equine learnings. Patty finds her work with Whole Horse Wellness challenging, enjoyable and fulfilling!