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First Ever Equine Trail Sports Event Held in North Carolina

First Ever Equine Trail Sports Event Held in North Carolina

Over the weekend of March 30-31 Shining Hope Farms hosted the first ever Equine Trail Sports event in North Carolina at the Conover farm. The event went off without a hitch and we are incredibly grateful for such an amazing event where we had the opportunity to meet some incredible individuals, beautiful and talented horses, and top notch volunteers.

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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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