Celebrating 22 Years of riding at SIRE

James Giovanniello was born in Miami, FL on July 13, 1978 and moved to Texas in 1993. He lives with his father Joe in The Woodlands. His mother passed away in 2000, the same year that James graduated from The Woodlands High School. James attends Bridgewood Farms and participates in Ceramics, Horticulture, Job Training, Physical … Continued

Abby commits for Luke!

“that day I decided that I would have to terminate my six year long engagement with the band program in order to fulfill my commitment to Luke” When I first started working with SIRE in the spring of 2015, I had absolutely no experience working with people with disabilities, and I did not know what … Continued

Check out our HEB commercial

Our riders and volunteers came together to make a Commercial for HEB as part of a contest HEB was running. While we did not win, we love the commercial and wanted to share it with the world. As you can see we had fun! Click here to see the video.

Volunteer Spotlight – Tonya

Volunteer Spotlight – Tayna Newman Tanya previously volunteered at SIRE from 2008 to 2010 and then again in 2012 before moving away. She currently volunteers Thursday afternoons and we love her happy smile and gentle way with all of the horses. Tanya is married to husband Carlos, and has one fur-baby, Asher, their golden retriever. … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight – Mike Lyons

Volunteer Spotlight – Mike Lyons  Mike has been volunteering at SIRE for close to five years and started after his daughter became a volunteer. In his own words, he would wait and “twiddle his thumbs” while she was in classes, so he decided to jump in and go through the training to volunteer himself. We are … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight Brianda

Brianda Carrasco is a volunteer at the SIRE Fort Bend Riding Center. In addition to the hours of work and passion she brings to SIRE, Brianda is participating in the Miss Houston Latina Pageant. This is the 1st place platform video Brianda made for the competition. We are so proud of Brianda and wish her … Continued


Hard work pays off! For the past few months 63 SIRE riders have been honing their competition skills in showmanship at halter, English equitation, Western equitation, trail, pole bending and barrel racing. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Top Hands event attracts special needs riders from around the Houston area and SIRE was there in … Continued


The Hockley castle and sensory course received a much needed facelift from Hockley volunteer, Sydney Shultz. Sydney chose SIRE for her senior Creative Action Service Project. The CAS project and experiences are an important part of the IB Diploma. It is designed to help students learn through life experiences outside the classroom. For the past … Continued

Ford Mobility Motoring

The Ford Mobility Motoring programs gives up to $1,000 to reimburse mobility modifications to any new Ford. Since 1992, Ford has helped over 260,000 people modify their vehicle and find new freedom. Just ask your salesperson for details. You can learn more at Ford Mobility Motoring

Happy New Year!

2017 is off to a great start at SIRE! lessons are starting up on January 12 and we still have a limited number of spaces available at all three sites. If you know of someone who would benefit from therapeutic riding at SIRE have them give us a call at 281-356-7588. We want to fill … Continued