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31 10, 2018

SIRE: A Premier Accredited Riding Center

2018-10-31T12:00:10+00:00October 31st, 2018|

SIRE Achieves Benchmark for Highest Safety, Professional Standards in Therapeutic Horse Program for People with Special Needs

HOUSTON (Oct. 24, 2018) — SIRE Therapeutic Horsemanship has achieved re-accreditation as a Premier Accredited Center by the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH Intl).

In earning this designation through PATH Intl., SIRE—which manages three Houston-area therapeutic riding facilities that house specially trained

31 10, 2018

SIRE Builds 9 Year Old’s Core Strength, Confidence and Life Wisdom

2018-11-01T10:45:31+00:00October 31st, 2018|

THE JP WEST STORY

JP West digs Abraham Lincoln. He memorized the first lines of the Gettysburg Address, wrote a book report about the former President and visited his log cabin home in Kentucky during a detour of the family road trip north to Grammy’s.

JP likes to cook and watch the Food Network TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Most of all,

31 10, 2018

Advocating for SIRE from the Arena to the Fair

2018-11-01T10:42:57+00:00October 31st, 2018|

During a decade of volunteering at SIRE, Stephanie Tamborello has relished the joy of witnessing a boy’s first-word spoken: “Mom.” She shared the weekly improvement of an Air Force veteran building core strength to sit up straight on the horse after being unable to hold himself upright or walk after a car accident years earlier. She’s kept in touch with

31 10, 2018

Supporters Raise Nearly $95,000 for Saddle Up for SIRE

2018-11-01T15:58:39+00:00October 31st, 2018|

From horse leaders and side walkers to barbecue buffet servers and homemade dessert bakers, volunteers triumphantly brought the 2018 Saddle Up for SIRE to

successful fruition Oct. 20 at the 7IL Ranch in Cat Spring, Texas.

Numbering nearly 100, volunteers lent their time and know-how for the event’s 26th year. They registered supporters who brought their own horses to ride, logged their