Horses Give Freedom to All Kinds of Riders

smellshorsey Archive on April 10, 2008, 15:29

I ride horses because of the freedom they give me. The physical freedom of their power and ability - -and the mental freedom of entering their world. For some people, horses bring even more freedom than I can possibly appreciate.

Many of you already know about DreamRiders and other organizations that offer horses as therapy for people with disabilities. My only experience was watching a girl whose unregulated growth (I'm sorry I don't remember the name for this) was causing her hips and other joints to lose function. She had developed a limp by the time I met her, and though she wasn't