Contact/Staff

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For information regarding scheduling riders and volunteering, please contact the TTRC office at (806) 792-4683

Dr. Heidi Brady
heidi.brady@ttu.edu
806-834-8484

Dr. Leslie Thompson
leslie.thompson@ttu.edu
806-834-8715

 

Tangi Irwin
tangela.irwin@ttu.edu
806-792-4683

TTRC office
806-792-4683

TTRC Fax
806-784-0338

Mailing Address:

Texas Tech Therapeutic Riding Center
Texas Tech University
Box 42141
Lubbock, TX 79409

Physical Address:

Texas Tech Equestrian Center
5712 CR 1500
Lubbock, TX 79407

Staff

Dr. Heidi Brady

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Dr. Heidi Brady is a Professor in Animal and Food Sciences at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, where she is the co-director of Texas Tech Therapeutic Riding Center. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Equine Assisted Therapy at Texas Tech as well as directs the Texas Tech Ranch Horse Center. Heidi received her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and is a Diplomat in Animal Physiology in the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientist. She is a PATH, Intl. Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor and serves on the PATH, Intl. Publications Task Force . She is presently participating in the USDA Exemplary Teachers in Service-Based Learning National study involving therapeutic riding classes. She has presented many oral and poster presentations both nationally and internationally in the field of Equine Science.

heidi.brady@ttu.edu
806-742-2805 ext. 243

Dr. Leslie Thompson

 

Tangi Irwin

Program Director

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Tangi has been involved with TTRC for over 10 years. She began as a volunteer, then worked her way up as a student, a teaching assistant and now staff. 

Tangi is a PATH, Intl. Registered Therapeutic Riding Instructor, a Special Olympics Equestrian Coach, a trained PATH, Intl. mentor for instructors-in-training and a site visitor for PATH, Intl. Tangi has a B.S. in Biology from Texas Tech and an M.S. in Animal Science from Texas Tech. She did her Master's Thesis over The Benefits of Therapeutic Riding for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 

Tangi is currently working on her MBA through the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. 

She is originally from Levelland and currently resides in Lubbock with her husband, Keith, three dogs and two horses. 

tangela.irwin@ttu.edu
806-792-4683

Instructors

Chelcie Latham

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Kaley Millender

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Christi Chadwell

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Office Staff

Tamara Chitwood

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Grounds/Maintenance

Tommy Westerman

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Spencer Briggs

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Rody Seilheimer

 

 

 

 

 

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