When Retired U.S. Navy Veteran, Ray, came to Loudoun Therapeutic Riding for the first time, he instantly connected with two of our horses, Lola and KJ. He was not sure what captured him, but describes the experience as a magical first impression. When Ray first met KJ, he scratched him under his jaw and KJ … Continue reading Why Ride-a-Thon is so Important: A Veteran’s Story
Judy's parents realized she may grow up facing some challenges from a very early age as her twin brother began to stand in his crib and she did not. Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Judy needed extra help learning to walk and even to chew her food. But, it wasn't until she turned 68 years old … Continue reading This ‘Silent Generation’ Fundraiser Speaks Up About LTR!
The 2019 LTR Fun Show was a huge success! How do we know? The smiles on the faces of all of our participants. The day kicked off with a presentation of the flag by two of our veterans who are active in our the PATH Intl. Equine Services for Heroes program. Executive Director Susan Koehler … Continue reading 2019 Fun Show – A Day of Smiles!
BraveHearts, a fellow PATH International Accredited Center offering equine assisted services to veterans in Illinois, is about to embark on their third annual "Trail to Zero" ride. Trail to Zero was created to spread awareness on veteran suicide. On average, 20 veterans take their own lives every day according to the US Department of Veterans … Continue reading LTR & Morven Park Teaming up for Veterans