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Welcome to AT EASE - A Therapeutic Equine Assisted Self-confidence Experience
MISSION STATEMENT

OUR MISSION is to provide a place where America's veterans - and active military personnel - can interact with each other, be at ease, and build greater self-confidence while developing a partnership with horses using Harmony Horsemanship's 100% natural methods.

AT EASE offers America's Veterans - and active military personnel - an opportunity to experience the freedom that comes from connecting with horses.

AT EASE has 501c3 status and is also recognized as a Wisconsin Non-profit Organization. FREEDOM STABLES is also the home of HARMONY HORSEMANSHIP LLC and is located in Deerfield, WI.

FREEDOM STABLES is owned by Ted Schluter, a disabled Viet Nam veteran.

HARMONY HORSEMANSHIP LLC, is owned and operated by Ted Schluter and Paulette Stelpflug.

Individuals
taking part in the AT EASE program will learn techniques and skills to form a better and safer lifelong partnership with their equine friends. "Hindquarter control" is the foundation of the HARMONY HORSEMANSHIP program, as it provides effective communication with the horse through both its body and mind. No whips, chains or tie-downs are used at FREEDOM STABLES.

HARMONY HORSEMANSHIP teaches people to ride with the horse, not just on it. A 5-acre "Play Land" (confidence course) and EQUISOCCER
TM are part of the HARMONY HORSEMANSHIP program. In addition, HARMONY REINSMANSHIP (cart driving) is an option for those individuals who want to work with horses but are physically unable to ride or simply do not wish to do so.


AT EASE
3989 Oak Park Road
Deerfield, WI 53531
608-695-0990
 

A GREAT HONOR for AT EASE
WI Natl Guard FRG Award
Stacy Lindbo, Teddy Schlueter, LTC Jeff Alston,
Paulette Stelpflug & Patti Huber at the Wisconsin National Guard 2014 Family Program Conference at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. AT EASE received the Community Partnership award. We are SO proud! 
Thank you, LTC Alston for nominating us for this huge honor.


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ABOVE: Teddy connected with this Iraq war veteran at the Warrior Conference
held at the Bishop O'Connor Center in Madison 11-13-13. BELOW: Ready to
greet veterans, Paulette, Patti & Stacy posed in front of the AT EASE booth.




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Paulette gives "Canada" an award for supporting AT EASE.

"Canada" transferred to a new unit. In recognition of his support of
AT EASE, Paulette presented him with a special "lucky horse shoe"
award on February 11, 2014, at a party held at Buffalo Wild Wings.
The horse shoe was worn by Misty in the 2013 Inaugural Parade.
Canada was a key player in helping AT EAST get to Washington. He
is also holding crossed sabers, awarded to him by the 105th CAV.


The Wisconsin State Capitol made a perfect back drop as Sgt. Major & Julie Patrouille posed for a photo with Omar prior to the 4th annual 105th Cavalry Association Dine Out November 2, 2013, at The Concourse Hotel. At left is Paulette. Omar was unfazed by the sights and sounds of downtown Madison.



2013 highlight!

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Representatives from AT EASE took part in the INAUGURAL PARADE in Washington, DC on January 21, 2013! Three of our very special horses and riders (along with banner carriers) are shown above on Pennsylvania Avenue honoring our military veterans - past, present and future - and our Nation's Commander-in-Chief, President Barack Obama, as well as Vice President Joe Biden on Inauguration Day!

A HUGE THANK YOU
to everyone who supported our trip with monetary donations, prayers, kind words and physical help.


NEVER FORGET ....


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"Freedom is nothing else but a
chance to be better."
~ Albert Camus



We had fun at the 2015 Firemen's Festival Parade in Cottage Grove on June 20.


Our NEW arena rocks!


We began using our NEW ARENA for activities winter 2014-15.


Thank you to everyone who attended the
2014 Festival at Freedom Stables!
Bait your horse event
Easy as falling off a horse!
- photos by Heather Huber Wyman

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trophy 1st place horse category
We received a
FIRST PLACE AWARD
for the

AT EASE/1-105th Bravo Troop entry in the 2014 Watertown July 4 Parade. Are we proud? You bet!

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Ted and others with NAMI award
Teddy Schlueter was honored by NAMI Dane County on March 11, 2014, during a banquet at Madison Concourse Hotel. Left to right are Stacy Lindbo, Beth Barry (NAMI Dane County board member who nominated Teddy for the Jim Hinsberger Memorial Award for Excellence), Patti Huber, BonnieJean Zitzke, & Paulette Stelpflug.

A story about Ted featured on the front page of the Deerfield lndependent was picked up by NationSwell. Please click this link:
http://www.nationswell.com/disabled-veteran-healed-now-hes-helping-others/


And HERE is a 2-minute clip from the competition!





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