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SADDLE UP RIDING CLUB INC
February 28, 2011

My nephew, Zack Vanderbeck, was diagnosed with a carnatine deficiency where his muscles don't absorb protein. He has lived with this for 19 years and ever since he began with Saddle Up Riding Club - he has improved beyond anyone's expectations. This has been the best thing for him because not only have his balance and motor skills become stronger from riding but he has a real sense of purpose and drive in his life. He eagerly goes twice a week and would live there if he could. He absolutely loves the responsibility of taking care of the horses and learning about stables, equipment and competitive riding. Ms Kelly, who runs the program has the perfect balance of encouragement and discipline within her program. She really cares for her participants and vice versa. It is such a wonderful program - I wish her and everyone involved continued success!

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the change in my nephew in such a short time.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Have it federally funded so that it would continue indefinitely!

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & Attend the Olympic competition and two "riding camp" days while visiting in Florida.

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