In the News




January 14, 2014 article (the 2nd link is from a page from Clifford Law Offices about this article):


Jodie Diegel, a Northern Illinois University MBA alumni, was one of nineteen outstanding women executives to receive The Influential Women in Business Award 2013 through the Daily Herald Business Ledger for her work with Mane in Heaven:


October 19, 2013 ABC 7 LIVE interview with Jodie Diegel and Dina Morgan at the 5K Trot-a-thon:


October 13, 2013 Chicago Tribune article promoting our 5K Trot-a-Thon:,0,6272969.story


September 4, 2013 Interview with Harry Porterfield, Channel 2 for his “Someone You Should Know” segment with the residents of The Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights  (as seen on Channel 2 CBS news on 9/13 and 9/17)









August 15, 2013 Arlington Heights Patch article about The Lutheran Home visit:


August 6, 2013 Kane County Chronicle article regarding our visit to Marklund:


July 31, 2013 Barrington Courier-Review (Suntimes) regarding our visit to the Garlands:


July 23, 2013 Chicago Tribune article from the Barrington Area Bulletin Board about our Garlands visit:,0,1471010.story


June 1, 2013 “Moving Picture” Daily Herald article: “Miniature Horses serve as Therapy Animals” (includes an article, pictures and a video):


December 30, 2012 Chicago Tribune article: “Miniature Horses, Major Hopes”,0,5889181.story?page=1


There is also a video clip from our interview with the Chicago Tribune showing our minis in their sneakers!


OTHER MINIS IN THE NEWS  (copy and paste web links into your browser):


Gentle Carousel Minis provided therapy to children in Newtown CT after the December school shooting


Illinois bill signed  in August 2012 which designates miniature horses as service animals:


NPR article about pet therapy and how animals and humans heal each other


The NBC show “Parks and Recreation” had a star mini name Li’l Sebastian. Sadly, he was “killed” off in the show…maybe a perfect opportunity for the Mane in Heaven minis to head to Pawnee: