Meet
the Riders

Therapeutic Riders

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Rider Spotlight: Meet Gabi and her parents

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Silver  Saddles Riders

The Silver Saddles program provides a fun way for the over-50 crowd to socialize, stay fit, and learn new skills.

Libby Neely

 

My name is Libby Neely and I'm an equine massage therapist. I've been riding and volunteering at Milestones since July of 2017.

 

I never thought I could ride at my age. It's been quite an experience.

 

My husband sees a happier me. He can always tell when I've been to the barn and been riding; I come home smiling.

Volunteers & Instructors

Our volunteers and instructors bring the care and expertise that make our programs great! 

Peggy Engleman

 

I’m Peggy Engleman, a volunteer at Milestones for the last five or six years.

 

What I like most about Milestones is working with other volunteers and the kids. Everyone comes with their own expertise and it seems like people respect each other  – it doesn’t matter who you are.

 

I’ve loved horses since I was a kid, but I’m not very good at riding. My parents were terrified, so I didn’t start learning until I was 50, after 25 years of teaching. Volunteering here gives me my horsey fix and a chance to work with kids again. I’ve seen some incredible things happen when you put a kid on the back of a horse.

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