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Lauren F.

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Review for Equi-Kids Therapeutic Riding Program, Virginia Beach, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I've been volunteering at Equi-Kids for over a year, and it is by far the cleanest, coolest, and most inspirational barn I have ever been to. I've grown so much as a person, working alongside the horses and the wonderful riders. All of the staff and volunteers are great people at heart, and it's a wonderful organization that deserves praise. I hope to continue helping out and doing what I can for this fantastic place.

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

In lessons, it's hard not to notice all that this barn does. The riders are so happy up on the horses, and it's freedom that they may not have been able to experience before. The parents of the riders, who can give their child such a wonderful experience. Even the instructors and volunteers are benefited by this barn. I know I've grown as a person, and everyone at the barn is usually genuinely happy to be there amongst such great people and horses.

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

I don't think there's a single change I would make.

Role:  Volunteer & I clean the stalls/barn, I've groomed and tacked horses, I've worked with the horses (helping with feed and medicine and the like), I've led horses (both in lessons and just in turnout), I've mucked fields, I've worked as a sidewalker (also in lessons), I.