"I was unsure if Alea was going to accept the horse because he only had one eye, but you handled it beautifully. The next day, she said how much she loved 'her' horse and how even though he only has one eye, he's really a good horse."
- Carrie McKean, parent
"We feel very fortunate that Peyton was able to participate in this program. She absolutely loved it and looked forward to it each week."
— Mikell Abney, parent
"I have witnessed so many transformations with our riders, not only physically, but emotionally. Horses are truly special beings. They have the capacity to heal in so many ways."
—Elizabeth Maybin, volunteer
"Nimbus is the most beautiful horse in the world. He's strong, and he's kind, and he has only one eye. But that doesn't matter. He doesn't need two eyes. He's still a good horse."
— Alea McKean, student
“From day one, I could see an overall improvement in Avery's self-confidence and motivation – basically, the horses helped her find her purpose again.”
- Shannon Key, parent
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