Carousel Horse Raffle Benefits Theraputic Riding Program

Carousel Horse Raffle Benefits Theraputic Riding Program

The Brewster (NY) Rotary Club is sponsoring a vintage carousel horse raffle to benefit the Pegasus Therapeutic Riding program. While this horse never graced a carousel, it is one of 1500 made for Applebee’s restaurant chain. This particular horse is approx 60”x40” and is hand-painted, signed and numbered by the artist. I don’t believe the […]

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The Magic Healing of Horses

Many years ago I volunteered at a therapeutic riding program. I was a “side walker”, helping children feel secure on the horses. The program that I worked for didn’t do vaulting, but I was amazed by how much confidence they gained from the experience: nonverbal children vocalized and the children beamed with the pleasure of […]

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The Reins of Life

I saw a child

I Saw A Child I saw a child who couldn’t walk, sit on a horse, laugh and talk. Then ride it through a field of daisies and yet he could not walk unaided. I saw a child, no legs below, sit on a horse, and make it go through woods of green and places he […]

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