Meet the Herd-Indy

Meet The Herd-Indy

Indiana Jones, “Indy,” is our flea-bitten grey rock.  Born in 2000, Indy is a Connemara/Quarter Horse mix. In his prime, he was an event horse – dressage, jumper, and cross country. After a short retirement Indy joined Silver Lining Riding in 2016. Now in his fourth year as a therapy horse, Indy continues to help people overcome their challenges every day.  His puppy-dog personality wins over the most reluctant of students.  The more patience, tolerance, and willingness he shows, the more challenges are thrown his way.  New volunteer; wheelchair-bound students with significant physical restrictions; students who scream and grab uncontrollably — “go get Indy.”

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Volunteers With Heart

“Volunesia:  That moment when you forget you’re volunteering to help change lives, because it’s changing yours.”    – anonymous

Welcome to Silver Lining Riding’s first blog!

Deciding on the all-important first topic was not an easy task.  Do I highlight the students?  The horses?  Maybe the staff?  Or the history of the organization?

Having just come through the season of thankfulness, a bright spot in the most challenging year in my lifetime, suddenly it was clear.  I realized what has evoked my deepest gratitude these last 9 months – Silver Lining Riding’s volunteers.

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