Karma M. Howard, MA, NCC, LPC/MHSP, EMDR Trained, EAGALA Certified, is a licensed mental health clinician (license number TN 3574) with over 7 years of experience working with child, adolescent, and adult clients in both inpatient and outpatient counseling settings in the  Memphis, TN, area.  As co-founder and owner of Second Chance Ranch Counseling and Equine Therapy, Karma provides mental health services to the community through her private practice and outpatient group programs in addition to equine therapy services.  Karma is trained to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy for trauma and is fully trained and certified to provide equine therapy services using the EAGALA model.  Karma is passionate about bringing animals and people together to form partnerships for healing and wellness.  She loves working with clients of all ages, particularly adolescents and their families.

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Caroline Schratz, MS, RYT-200

Caroline graduated from The University of Memphis with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is currently pursuing LPC-MHSP licensure in the state of Tennessee. Caroline speaks Spanish fluently, and has a special love for working with the Latino population in Memphis, particularly children.  She loves using yoga and art in therapy, and is currently working towards receiving a 140-hour trauma-informed yoga certificate. Caroline enjoys spending her free time outdoors in nature, and has a dream of visiting all of the National Parks across the country!


Jenny Lawrence has enjoyed a lifelong association with horses, as a rider, trainer, owner and riding instructor. She has owned and operated Sail'em Stables boarding and training facility in Shelby County for over 20 years. She has trained and shown Arabian horses at the regional and national level for various clients for many years, garnering numerous championships at the highest levels of competition.

Trained in classical dressage, she believes in developing the unique partnership between each horse and its rider. Jenny brings a lifetime of horsemanship experience to the EAGALA team as Equine Specialist.


Gary Carr, MBA, marriage and business partner of Karma Howard, handles all of the business management and marketing for Second Chance Ranch.  He also manages his own business teaching ABC classes for server permits in the West Tennessee area.   Gary uses his expertise to maximize the effectiveness of our marketing strategies and business development.  In addition, Gary oversees grounds upkeep and management.