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Hoof Care Clinic to Benefit Therapeutic Riding Program
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Hoof Care Clinic to Benefit Therapeutic Riding Program

Windham - Dave Whitaker, a farrier who specializes in therapeutic shoeing and hoof rehabilitation is the featured speaker at “Everything You Ever Wanted to Ask Your Farrier”, a clinic for horse owners and equine caregivers. The hoof care clinic is scheduled for 10am to 1pm, Sunday, January 23rd and proceeds benefit Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center.  Topics include routine and preventive care, recognizing common problems and how to handle sprung, twisted or loose shoes. The fee is $25.00 and preregistration is requested. For more information or to register, please call 892-2813, x15 or visit http://www.ridingtothetop.org/.

About Riding to the Top
Founded in 1993, Riding To The Top Therapeutic Riding Center (RTT) helps people with disabilities reach their highest potential through the healing power of horses. Just outside of Portland in Windham, the center is located on a 50 acre farm and is the only year round program solely dedicated to therapeutic riding in Maine. Over 250 clients visit annually and are assisted by 14 horses, 10 certified instructors and over 60 volunteers, all specially trained to assist with therapeutic riding and hippotherapy. Riding To The Top is a community based nonprofit and provides scholarships to over 60% of its clients. RTT a Premier Accredited Center by NARHA (North American Riding for the Handicapped Association). For more information about volunteering or making a referral or gift, please visit us at http://www.ridingtothetop/ or call 892-2813.

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