Welcome to Simple Changes

Our mission is to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities, their families and community through exceptional programs, especially equine assisted activities.  We are located in Northern Virginia.

Missing your horse friends?  Click here to watch videos and play fun games starring the Simple Changes herd.  Who says you can’t bring horses home with you?

Close up of Chip's face showing his eye and an orange butterfly sitting on his bridleHelp Sponsor Chip! 10 Friends, $10 – let’s raise enough money to pay for Chip’s care in 2021!

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A young woman in the saddle. She is wearing a navy helmet, a face mask, a yellow scarf, and a teal shirt with an illustration of a horse. Volunteer hands are holding her arms.

Dear Neighbors and Friends —

Simple Changes has the once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase our own farm just a few miles from Meadowood. We need substantial donations, partnerships or investments to make it happen. Soon.

Click here to read more about our journey to purchase our own farm.

Thanks to your support, Simple Changes is able to serve our community. Your donations make it possible.

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Alexandria Living Magazine recently covered Simple Changes’ search for a new home. Read about it here!A young woman mounts Reba with the assistance of her instructor Jenny and two volunteers. Jenny supports her upper back while the volunteers support her legs getting her into position on Reba.

Read about Simple Changes in the news!An older man is riding a bay draft horse. A woman is leading the horse and two male off duty police officers are sidewalking with the rider.

Many thanks to the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia/Jessica Leigh Siwek Memorial Fund for their generous grant of $1,000 to Simple Changes.

Simple Changes Executive Director Corliss Wallingford receives a check for $5,000 from Karen Baer of the KMZ Foundation.  Thank you!

Corliss and Yogi receiving a check from KMZ Foundation