We have been slowly and steadily preparing for this day! It is now official and we have established Natchez Trace Stables Foundation with love and grace. This is a nonprofit organization that offers equine activities for children with special needs and circumstances. We can’t do this without your support, in so many ways.
Right now, we are establishing the infrastructure (website, donation portal, volunteer training, horse training, PATH instructor training and accreditation) that you will take pride in. We want to be a Premier Equine Facility for you. We are also booking birthday parties and field trips and planning camps and fun days for the summer.
We are not doing therapy yet, but we are having a blast with the very first of our special students that are taking lessons now. I will say, I think I am more blessed and it touches my heart every time to see their joy. You will just have to let me have my happy tears.
And the parents, oh my! Whether a volunteer parent or a student parent, you all are so patient and graceful and full of amazing characteristics and resources. THANK YOU!
It takes a lot of courage to believe in a new endeavor and these people have stepped up and beyond. And, a big shout out to the volunteers who are faithfully showing up to make this happen. We absolutely can not do this without you. It is a joy and a blessing for us to watch you grow and laugh and learn. Below are the first two volunteers (indentured servants…) enjoying a break in between lessons.
Well, I leave you this week with this thought…Delight thy self in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart.
He certainly is manifesting the vision of our hearts into a place of love, grace and FUN!