How You Can Help:
It takes a special person to Blaze a Trail to the FUTURE for someone else. Monthly supporters make sure volunteers, riders, horses, the barn and certified instructors are in place to keep Turning Point turning.
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Click HERE to see pictures from the recent Kentucky Derby Party with a Purpose supporting Horses that Make a Difference.
OR VOLUNTEER to MAKE a DIFFERENCE!
HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
READ about Volunteering by clicking the VOLUNTEER tab
Complete FORMS to bring to Orientation
Review the Fall 2021 Schedule to choose a session time you like
Futures are Riding
on Your Support!
What Happens Here:
Therapeutic Riding helps people with challenges to develop muscles, social skills, focus, self control and abilities to live and work in our community
The HorseTales Literacy Program with Highland Park Elementary, a Title One School in Stillwater, gets first graders excited about reading and learning
Whether taking the mini horses to an assisted living center or bringing trauma survivors to work with horses unmounted, sessions produce new skills
In addition, hundreds of OSU students earn Academic and Community Service Credit along with resume-building skills through volunteer hours at Turning Point
Keeping the Barn Safe:
And the results? Read for yourself.
“Look at this Report Card”
“What Are You Doing?”
Our Barn in Numbers
Miles the Feed Team walks each month caring for horses
Books given to First Graders in seven years of Literacy Programs
Medals won by 15 riders at Special Olympics Equestrian
Children and Adults touched in Community Outreach events in 2019
News From the Barn:
Spring 2020 Newsletter:
Here’s the latest from a very challenging Spring at Turning Point. Click the headline to read all about it!
Eleven Turning Point Riders brought home medals in Trail at Special Olympics Equestrian this year and it wasn’t easy! Emily has competed for six years and finally brought home a GOLD on Doc. Kody on Isaiah and Gwen on Derby won BRONZE medals. The event went “Virtual” to meet Covid safety precautions, so all runsContinue reading “Champions Ride In 2020!”
How does a “Salad Bar for Horses” spark communication and mobility for folks at the Life Center? It’s not as simple as it sounds…