Rising Phoenix Honored

Rising Phoenix Honored

Rising Phoenix honored with coin from The Military Order of the Purple Heart.  On March 12, 2014, Rising Phoenix was presented with a special coin, commemorating the work we do for Veterans.  We are honored to have this special relationship with these extraordinary men and women.

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FAQ answered by Christina Smith

FAQ answered by Christina Smith

PFC Christina Smith ARNG, a native Californian, grew up in Orange County, and rode horses at the Rocking T Ranch. As her interest in horses expanded, she taught lessons at Fun With Horses in Anaheim, and rode Police Horse Officers on the side. In 2011, Christina joined the Army National Guard, where she was transferred to Fort Sill, Oklahoma for training. Once back in California, she met and married Cpl Cole Smith, USMC (ret), who received his...

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Testimonial From Christina Smith

Testimonial From Christina Smith

My name is PFC Christina Smith. I’m married to a CPL Cole Smith. My husband Cole has a Purple Heart from serving in Afghanistan, but it doesn’t come without a price. We struggle daily with his PTSD and TBI. I’ve just become involved in an organization called Rising Phoenix Equine Rehabilitation, in San Marcos, Ca, who takes neglected and mistreated horses and train them to prepare them for future, forever homes. This center...

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