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Rider Stories

Julian

Julian
By Morgan Kastenek on Jun 01, 2018 at 09:34 AM in Rider Stories

Kind. Passionate. Confident. These are just a few words that describe one very special boy named Julian. Julian has been riding at Hearts since 2015 and his family has watched him grow and improve.

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Dani

Dani
By Morgan Kastenek on Jan 23, 2018 at 12:04 AM in Rider Stories

Dani suffered a spinal cord injury 5 years ago. As a quadriplegic, she has limited strength in her core and paralysis through much of her body. Sitting in a wheelchair all day causes severe back and spine pain, while the stagnancy can also make her tense.

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Keaton

Keaton
By Morgan Kastenek on Jan 22, 2018 at 12:06 AM in Rider Stories

Keaton was just four years old when he began therapeutic riding at Hearts. Four years later, the Slay family says Hearts is truly a blessing. Over the years we have come to appreciate the kind, caring, and consistent staff. Keaton, who has Down syndrome, rides once a week.

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Kristin

Kristin
By Morgan Kastenek on Jan 21, 2018 at 12:23 AM in Rider Stories

Kristin is an energetic, kind and warm girl who is hearing impaired. In her group lesson, she is a teacher as well as a student she teaches us new signs each day related to what we are doing in the lesson.

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