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VOLUNTEER to MAKE a DIFFERENCE!

HERE IS ALL YOU NEED TO DO: Come to Fall 2022 Orientation! Sept 6, 6pm to 8pm

Learn about Volunteering by clicking HERE or the VOLUNTEER tab above

Complete FORMS to bring to Orientation or your first session.

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

And the results? Read for yourself.

Rating: 3 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

Our Barn in Numbers


897

Miles the Feed Team walks each month caring for horses

2389

Books given to First Graders in ten years of Literacy Programs

20

Medals won by 15 riders at Special Olympics Equestrian

2107

Children and Adults touched in Community Outreach events in 2021

News From the Barn:

Hot News from a Busy Barn!

Summer 2022 Newsletter What a Sizzling Summer, but there are so many COOL things going on at Turning Point, we had to share! Read all about it by clicking: Summer 2022 Newsletter.

What a Difference … A Roof Makes & Doors Will

New Arena Opens for Orientation & Classes The “Sky’s No Limit” Campaign successfully funded the long awaited covered arena at Turning Point. But Covid related supply chair issues have made completion challenging! Orientation and the first classes took place under construction lights. But the permanent lighting is now bright as day no matter the time.Continue reading “What a Difference … A Roof Makes & Doors Will”