About Our Founders

 

Frank and Nonie Reed’s Frank and Nonie in front of the Touchstone Ranch Recovery Center Signvision in creating Touchstone Ranch Recovery Center was to help people recover from the hopeless state of mind, body and spirit that alcoholism/addiction leads them to.  They built the facility on their working horse ranch from the ground up. The Reed’s opened their hearts to help alcoholics and addicts who are suffering in hopes that one day at a time, they can experience a new freedom and sense of peace that can come with sobriety.

This love and their passion for recovery led them to EAGALA, a nonprofit organization whose goal is to raise awareness about the remarkable benefits of equine therapy. Frank is a military veteran who, served with the Kilo Company, Second Platoon, Third Battalion First Marines in 1967 with distinction in combat operations against Communist Insurgent and North Vietnamese. He is passionate about serving the population of brave men and women who protect our country. Nonie has a Master’s degree in Education and is trained in the Virginia Satir therapy technique, which aims to sculpt and repair familial relationships. She is a licensed chemical dependency counselor in addition to being a world-champion cowgirl.