By Britney Grover On the first Saturday in May, horse fans gather around the country to celebrate the first race in the Triple Crown. Near Memphis in Collierville, Tennessee, the annual Jockeys & Juleps event features big hats, bourbon, bluegrass and a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby. It’s been named one of the top
Lizabeth Olszewski, Founder and Director of Horses Healing Hearts, started the charity in 2009. A National 501c3 organization, Horses Healing Hearts (HHH) is the only charity in the nation using horses to serve the specific demographic of children of alcoholics and addicts. HHH’s growth to various affiliates in the US will allow even more of the 28 million children of alcoholics to get help, learn there is hope, and have confidence they can do great things with their lives.
Wednesday, October 31 2012 by Editor
By Jan Westmark-Allan The love of a horse or pony can be a powerful thing in a young girl’s life! It’s almost difficult to put into words the importance that horses play in our lives - they are our joy, a warm shoulder to cry on, our therapy, our love, our exercise, our friend, our social outlet and our soul mates!! Imagine if you were an underprivileged young girl with a load of bad stuff in your life and someone introduced you to the great and amazing love of a horse or pony. Enter a program called Heroes N Horses – a program that helps young girls and changes their lives for the better. The Heroes N Horses program has done so much for these young ladies, but now the program itself is in trouble! Heroes N Horses has two locations – one in Ocala, Florida and another in Wellington, but they might have to close down if they can’t raise funds