Events Schedule

We visit on a monthly basis these following places:

Tucson Medical Center-Pediatric Ward (520) 324-2075 5301 E Grant Rd Tucson, AZ 85712-2874

Children’s Clinics 2600 N. Wyatt Drive Tucson, AZ 85712

Atria Campana Del Rio 1550 East River Road Tucson, Arizona

La Canada Care Center (520) 797-1191 7970 N La Canada Dr Tucson, AZ 85704-2007

University Medical Center – Pediatric Ward-outside! (520) 882-0205 1501 N Campbell Ave Tucson, AZ

Desert Life Rehabilitation and Care Center 1919 w. Medical  Tucson, AZ 85704

Welcome to the new Step Up into T.L.C. Inc. Website!

Step Up Into T.L.C.Inc.
Equine Assisted Therapy in a “Big Way”
P.O. Box 1012
Red Rock, AZ  85245

Welcome to the new Step Up into T.L.C. website. It is now in an interactive blog format to allow an interactive experience and frequent updates, so come back often to see scheduled events and stories about the horses.

Traveling the miles to bring smiles!
Nancie Roahrig

The tall and short of horse therapy

As we get ready to race out to find bargains for gift-giving, we’re reminded that sometimes the greatest gift of all simply comes from the heart.

Step Up Into T.L.C. Inc is a 501(c)3 non-profit enterprise. Donations are very welcome. All site content © 2012 Step Up Into T.L.C. and Photography By Faith ®

Core Values

Core Values Providing verbal & non-verbal support Lifting the spirits and sharing the joy provided by the unconditional love, comfort, and acceptance offered by our horses and staff Providing a positive visual and touch stimuli Providing a safe experience Providing special moments that can bring life-long or short-term happiness Providing a reminiscent tool for seniors

Benefits of Interacting with Horses Stimulates brain functions which may heighten the serotonin levels, therefore lifting the spirits Provides opportunity for bonding and making connections Helps to break communication barriers Enhances attention to tasks Promotes motor skills Builds self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-respect Teaches discipline and respect Provides physical activity to help with circulation Improves balance Provides a calming relaxing feeling, a soothing sense of touch Helps with emotional and social development