Ellen Downey is a social worker with 30 years experience working with at-risk adolescents. She's also the proud owner of the Jewel View Farm. She established the riding program in 2001 for the Youthdale Treatment Centres and uses Jewel View to run the program. Her beautiful farm is more than just a place to ride horses. It's a peaceful atmosphere for at-risk youth—a safe haven for them to explore their feelings and benefit from the therapeutic connection with horses.