Dana Katzman-Spett


2007 Honoree

Focus Area:

Programs for Differently Abled Individuals

Organizational Affiliation:


Dana Katzman-Spett of Mahwah combined her love of horses with her experience in social work to found Pony Power Therapies. From its beginnings in 2000 with one horse and four riders, the organization has grown and now has a permanent home at Three Sisters Farm in Mahwah. Each week, Pony Power serves more than 200 clients living with disorders including autism, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and depression, providing a safe and nurturing environment to help riders gain flexibility, balance, muscle strength, confidence and self-esteem.