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

TOP SHOWING FOR SIRE AT TOP HANDS

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

SIRE CASTLE GETS A FABULOUS FACELIFT

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

Words From a Parent

Because of SIRE, my daughter, Skyler actually has real friends, something to truly celebrate in a child with autism. She met her two best friends at SIRE. Skyler is always more prone to doing her own thing, but these other young girls can force her to interact. Her friend, Emileigh, will tell Skyler, “I said … Continued

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

The SIRE Fort Bend location celebrated all their horses that have turned 20 years old. Barbie                   20 years Sugar                    22 years Bubba                   23 years Goliath                  24 years Atlantis                  24 years … Continued

Thank You Inspiring HANDS for Sponsoring 15 Riderships

  15 SIRE riders have been awarded with “riderships” because of an incredible $10,960 donation from Inspiring HANDS. Inspiring HANDS is an amazing organization where they generate volunteers, participation in community service and provide financial support that directly benefits others. We were so honored that they decided to include “riderships,” rider tuition assistance, to their … Continued