What’s been happening…

A Note from Donna Wiebelhaus, Exec. Director….
Thank you to the people that are holding SpiritHorse Liberty together while we are on hold due to Covid. First, Clarissa is up at 4 am every morning to feed horses. She and Robert are still at it in the evening when it is time to feed again. In addition to the many other duties that need to be done to take care of our horses, these two instructors are moving hay, feeding, bathing, exercising, doctoring Pax after her recent stifel tendon surgery, and Russell for his navicular problem, horses sore feet, minor dispute scratches and most of all, covering me while I recuperate from my knee replacement surgery. Roger and Robert are moving hay and getting ready for fall lessons. Rosana is staying busy making items for sale at the TVE Youth Rodeo on September 25 and making cover pads for the Walkathon on November 13, both of which benefit SpiritHorse! Debbie has caught up on office work. Olivia has helped with fliers and other paperwork, and has some very good public relations ideas, one of which may be an “Open Barn” day in November where everyone is invited to visit SpiritHorse and see the facility for themselves. Gene and Jackie Anderson of Gene’s Polaris donated a Polaris side x side to feed and move horses, as well as 20 loads of bank sand which make the arena useable after a light rain only an hour later! Board of Director member Craig Girard is very busy working on an autism awareness Walk-a-thon to take place on November 13. On October 19-23, SpiritHorse will park cars at the TVE Fair and Rodeo in Liberty, Texas. I do greatly appreciate the parents and instructors who have volunteered to work the TVE Youth Rodeo for SpiritHorse.
With all of this activity going on, we are looking forward to starting lessons again in the next couple of weeks. So many people have been SO VERY GRACIOUS to donate for the hay we need for the winter and to make donations to our Support A Horse program. Thank You So Much! Also, thank you to Courtney for donating three horses (Cinch, Spur, and Prince) to our herd.
This past summer, I attended a seminar at SpiritHorse International and raised our certification to SpiritHorse SENIOR Equine Assisted Therapist level. Everyone working at SpiritHorse is trying to be the best that we can be for ALL the children that ride with us.
It takes SO many people to provide the opportunity for special needs children to ride Free of Charge and I sincerely appreciate EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU. If I have overlooked anyone that has helped make SpiritHorse what it is, I assure you, it is not intentional. I am so very grateful that so many people support our efforts!
You Make A Difference!!
Donna

TVE PARKING ** Rainy Weather**

TVE Livestock/Rodeo and Fair parking in the rain!
**Rain, Rain go away!**
TVE week is always a fun time during the fall season. As well all know it almost means RAIN as we are experiencing. This has always been a challenge when it comes to parking out at TVE. SpiritHorse Liberty and TVE Staff make all attempts to keep the parking safe and functional. Keep in mind the lot is monitored for safest routes to keep vehicles from getting stuck. Please use your best judgement and follow guided routes when parking.

Please drive responsibility and watch for pedestrians.

*In the instance you become stuck please contact local services for assistance

Spring Season 2019

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

Jubilee Fun 2019

 

VISIT US AT THE LIBERTY JUBILEE ON MARCH 23RD! 

SpiritHorse Liberty will have a booth at the Jubilee, we will be able to answer questions and share amazing stories! The Jubilee is held in the downtown area of Liberty. We look forward to another eventful year and fun with the community!

Spring Season 2019 has officially kicked off!

Sessions open: MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS!

*If you are in need of service, have a child that could benefit from our program or have questions. Please contact us and we will be happy to help meet the needs of the special individual whom could benefit from our services!

*Looking to volunteer! Yes, SpiritHorse Liberty is always seeking those looking to help make a difference to others in need! Contact us today!

  • NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED, ON SITE TRAINING!
  • LOVE HORSES AND THE OUTDOORS!
  • LOVE MAKING A DIFFERENCE!
  • COMMUNITY SERVICE!