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…
Baxter is taking on a new role this fall as “BB”, Bullet’s sidekick. He will be escorting Pistol Pete’s Partner of the game onto the field at all home games this fall. And the announcement has gone VIRAL! Click HERE to read the Daily Oklahoman story about his Day Job. Click HERE to read Baxter’sContinue reading “BB Goes Big Time!”
Mini horses like Rosie and Baxter make a big impact serving the community
“Little Black a Pony” by Walter Farley is a great place to start!
For the past six years, Turning Point has provided the book to each first grader at Highland Park Elementary.
OK…they aren’t very green in January, but that’s why we need volunteers to feed and water our herd year round. And keep an eye on the herd dynamics.
Rachel Royston is now the Executive Director of Turning Point. She joined the program in August of 2016 and has been instrumental in the development of the new Turning Point facility. She has also instituted a mobile mini program to take Baxter, our mini horse to schools, clubs, the library and other locations where equineContinue reading “Meet Rachel Royston, Executive Director!”
You can read all about Turning Point’s medals at Special Olympics in the 2012 Year End Newsletter but this picture gives you an idea of all the “behind the scenes coordination it takes to make it happen. Meanwhile Carson worked on his iPad when he wasn’t riding, Sarah was our youngest competitor and won herContinue reading “Behind the Scenes at Special Olympics”
Laughter and games are a hallmark of Turning Point sessions. But behind every giggle is a challenge designed to build life skills, train muscles or increase confidence. The colorful TPR game room is where it all begins. Pool Noodles play a big role at Turning Point even though there’s not a pool in sight.Continue reading “Games for the Game of Life”