Lisa Robbins, Denise Tomy, & Janice Murray
On August 12, 2010, Denise Tomy and Lisa Robbins from Carousel Ranch was our guests at the KHTS Community Resource Station. We featured Denise and Lisa on the KHTS Non-Profit Spotlight.
The Non-Profit Spotlight – hosted by Janice Murray , can be heard every Monday at 10AM on AM-1220 KHTS and is sponsored by Castaic Lake Water Agency.
Carousel Ranch is a therapy-based program specializing in horseback therapy. Kids with various physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities benefit from this therapy – which is recognized by many medical professionals and therapists.
Approximately 90 kids per week benefit from the physical therapy they receive at Carousel Ranch. Three types of equestrian therapy are offered. Their programs include Vaulting (gymnastics on horseback), English and western riding. This therapy helps to improve strength, coordination and the rider’s self-esteem. The rider learns to face new challenges – which can help them physically and mentally producing favorable improvements in riders of all ages.
Carousel Ranch is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. Nobody is turned away. Fees are based on ability to pay and Carousel Ranch strives to offer scholarship assistance to those in need. Donations and fundraising events allow Carousel Ranch to continue providing this unique therapy to kids of all ages. Your generosity is appreciated.
The 14th Annual ‘Heart of the West’ fundraiser takes place on Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at 6:00pm. The event includes dinner, an auction and casino and will feature children’s demonstrations on horseback. Heart of the West takes place at the Agua Dulce Airport on Agua Dulce Canyon Road. You can make your reservations online at www.carouselranch.org or call (661) 268-8010.