Therapeutic Riding Center

Divine Equine

Sandy Langston

​DETRC Riding Instructor

MEET THE STAFF

Sandy is from Oklahoma, where she is a cattle, horse, dog, and cat rancher.  She loves  working with small and large animals as a Vet Tech in Oklahoma .  Sandy has loved working animals all her life and enjoys teaching riders all she knows about horses.  She grew up riding English and jumping, but since returning to her family land she converted to western. She is a PATH Intl Registered Instructor.  

Nell Ward

​Executive Director of DETRC

  • Executive Director of Divine Equine Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Certified PATH International Riding Instructor since 2012
  • A Christian
  • Wife, Mother and Foster Parent
  • Majored in Behavioral and Education Psychology at Austin Peay State University and Cognitive Psychology at George Mason University in Virginia
  • Rode Horses Throughout Her Life!


 I have learned first hand how horses can help heal wounds, build confidence, strengthen muscles and bring families together.


 I have been married 34 years to my husband, Bill Ward.  For 24 years of our marriage, my husband was a military soldier. I'm a mother of 2 adopted beautiful daughters and was a mother of two children that were diagnosed with SMA, Spinal Muscular Atrophy.