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Loving Thunder Therapeutic Riding, Inc.

Board of Directors

President - Mike Raupp is the co-founder of Loving Thunder and has a passion for helping others who need the special connection with a horse.  He is a Registered Path, Intl riding instructor and an Equine Specialists in Mental Health.  He can be reached at 505-554-9493.   E-mail me

Vice President - Vacant
Secretary -  Vacant

Treasurer - Twuana Raupp is the co-founder and the driving force behind Loving Thunder.  She also acts as Executive Director and Lead Instructor.  Her passion to see everyone be able to ride a horse at whatever level of achievement was the reason she and Mike started and continue to pour their love into the program.  She can be reached at 505-554-9493.  E-mail me

Board Member - Nathan Roybal is an Investment Advisor Representative with Cetera Advisor Networks.  He is a native New Mexican. In 2007 he received his business degree from the University of New Mexico. Nathan joined the board in early 2015. He is thrilled to be working with LTTR and excited to give back to his community. E-mail me


Board Member - Erika Lanford is a Native New Mexican and a Branch Manager at Bank of the West.  She is a mother of 2 young girls and has a passion for horses.  Erika is very excited to be a part of Loving Thunder and being able to give back to the community.  She hopes to be able to help Loving Thunder grow even more.