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Hippotherapy Times Three: Triplets’ Journey with Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy Times Three: Triplets’ Journey with Hippotherapy

When triplets Forest, Sky and Laurel first started riding at Shining Hope Farms, they were two year olds who were not yet potty-trained, speaking or responding to anyone. Recently, Laurel and Forest were able to join us again as spunky seven year olds and the benefits they gain now are just as great as when they started riding.

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#SummerShareCLT – Give need a vacation and shop for good. 

Need in Charlotte doesn’t get a vacation. That’s what SummerSHARE is all about. This two-week event, which starts July 10 and lasts until July 21, will inspire our community to give much-needed products that we need RIGHT NOW. We are collaborating with a bunch of...

SouthLake Christian Academy 8th Grade Class Makes a Generous Donation

On Thursday, March 24th, the 8th grade class at SouthLake Christian Academy presented a check to Paul Kirkpatrick and Shining Hope Farms for $2,500 to provide for the care and keeping of a SHF Program Horse for a year. The students have been fundraising since December...

Riding Instructor Receives Certification

Congratulations to our Riding Instructor Elizabeth Larson who officially became certified as a PATH Intl. Riding Instructor this past weekend. This is something she has been working very hard towards and will be a great asset to our programs!

Toy Horses Donated

Thanks to Schleich, USA, a company that makes toy figures, our kids now have beautifully hand-painted toy horses (even ones that look like their horse!) that they can take home. Thank you so much for this generous gift, and to Emily Birt who contacted us about making...

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