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What Happens Here:

Therapeutic Riding

Therapeutic Riding helps people with challenges to develop muscles, social skills, focus, self control and abilities to live and work in our community

LITERACY PROGRAM

The HorseTales Literacy Program with Highland Park Elementary, a Title One School in Stillwater, gets first graders excited about reading and learning

EQUINE ASSISTED ACTIVITIES

Whether taking the mini horses to an assisted living center or bringing trauma survivors to work with horses unmounted, sessions produce new skills

Volunteers

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:

Fall 2020…….. Special Covid Procedures Begin

MASKS REQUIRED!

Fall 2020.……Virtual Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Briefing

Spring 2021…….

Volunteer Orientation: Jan 25 6pm to 8pm

Leader Training: Jan 27 6p to 8pm

Feed Team Training: Jan 29 6pm to 8pm

Sessions Begin: Feb 1

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“Amazing Results”

Her behavior is so much better after returning from the horses that I had to redo her evaluation

Teacher

Rating: 4 out of 5.

“Look at this Report Card”

My daughter went from bringing home terrible behavior reports to A’s and B’s after bonding with a great volunteer

Mom

Rating: 4 out of 5.

“What Are You Doing?”

His physical therapist wanted to know what we were doing differently after riding improved his mobility so much . Mom

Turning Point partners the magic of horses with tools to help people facing physical, mental, emotional or socio-economic challenges build successful futures.

Mission Statement

Our Barn in Numbers


897

Miles the Feed Team walks each month caring for horses

1344

Books given to First Graders in seven years of Literacy Programs

20

Medals won by 15 riders at Special Olympics Equestrian

1506

Children and Adults touched in Community Outreach events in 2019

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