Dow Engineers Improvements at SIRE's Special Needs Riding Facility

* * * MEDIA ALERT * * * For Immediate Release Houston, TX Hockley, Texas, October 24, 2014 –   Putting the words of the “Dow Cares” motto into action, 65 employees from The Dow Chemical Company spent an October day making improvements at a nonprofit therapeutic horsemanship facility in Hockley, 40 miles north of … Continued

Students enjoy field trip to SIRE

Nine students visited from Holleman Elementary, from nearby Waller ISD, this November. Students have been visiting SIRE as part of an initiative underwritten by “Driven to Care,” a charitable arm of the Discount Tire Company. The special needs students from Holleman had a great time riding and grooming horses. We hope to see all again … Continued

Hockley's Family Day

Hockley Friends and Family Chairperson Julie McLean (upper righthand photo) estimates around 200 attended the Family Day November 2014. She adds, "Kelly and Bobby Marsh worked so hard!". Participants enjoyed cover under a tent donated for the weekend and Pitts and Spitts donated the use of a pit for the weekend.Julie also said, "Everyone enjoyed … Continued

Minis – Huge fun in small packages

Trainer of Champions, Paige Clough, Brings Miniature Horses to SIRE   World Reserve Champion Mardi shows off her jumping style at the American Miniature Horse Association World Show. SIRE educational program instructor, Paige Clough, says with a laugh that this year’s American Miniature Horse Association World Show was the best for her barn, Mini-ventures. Paige’s … Continued