Live BIG. Love BIG.

Open your heart and mind to new solutions to life’s challenges.

What's Hapenning at the Ranch

Together with the help of our rescued horses, ponies, alpacas, deer, chickens, mini goats and our team of licensed therapists, certified horse practitioners and dedicated volunteers, BIG Heart Ranch offers the opportunity to open your heart and mind to new solutions to life’s challenges. Our news section is coming soon - you'll be able to get more of an insight into our work by readiing the latest on our animals, programs and wisdom from Suzi. In the meantime, follow us on Facebook!

Our Mission

Our Mission.humans+animals=healing

A place where humans and rescued animals heal each other’s lives. BIG Heart Ranch is set in Malibu and home to a family of amazing animals, therapists, horse practitioners and volunteers. Every day we create very special growth and healing experiences.

Our Programs

Our Programs.designed for exploration

Our programs offer experiential learning and therapy for children, individuals, couples, families, groups, agencies and corporations. We offer a fresh, effective approach to mental health and everyday life issues. HIPAA compliant, we honor the confidentiality of all participants.

Your Donations Help

Your Donations Help.we are a 501(c)3 non-profit

Since Jan. 2006 Big Heart Ranch has been healing disadvantaged children and families by providing therapeutic interaction with rescued animals. We are self funded and have donated over $250,000 in therapeutic services to thousands of children and families from United American Indian Involvement, Heart Of Los Angeles (HOLA) to Chai Lifeline, Wounded Warrior Project and more.

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"A therapy about doing differently not just thinking and feeling differently. It's about connection, not control..." - Suzi Landolphi, Founder Big Heart Ranch

INSTA-LOVE: BIG Heart Ranch on Instagram

Follow us to keep tabs on your favorite animal facilitators and join in the fun we have at the ranch every single day | @bigheartranch_

Volunteer at the ranch!

We're always in need of volunteers. Interested in joining us at the ranch? Tell us a little about yourself and how you'd like to help! Contact Us