BENEFITING: GREENLOCK THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER INC
EVENT: 2016 Newport Marathon
EVENT DATE: Oct 09, 2016
The 2016 Newport Marathon will be my first marathon and I will be running for Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center! I have the absolute privilege of volunteering at Greenlock on the weekends and have witnessed first hand how life changing this program is. Please consider helping me reach my goal of $1,000 to benefit this amazing facility!
Curious to know more about Greenlock? This is taken directly from their site:
"Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization that utilizes equine-related activities for the therapy of individuals with physical, developmental, and emotional differences. Uniquely, the horses are our treatment partners. We offer both Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding that teaches specific riding skills to physically, mentally, and emotionally-challenged persons from throughout RI and Southeastern MA.
Greenlock is situated on twenty-six acres of fields and woodlands in rural Rehoboth, MA. The facility comprises an indoor arena, an outdoor ring and a small network of forested riding trails. Greenlock’s carefully selected therapy horses are stabled on site.
We are a Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) Premier Accredited Center servicing 200 clients weekly from Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts."