NEBO, Ky. (9/17/13) – Gerda Martin of the Madisonville Elks Lodge presented owner of The Kentucky Equine Abilities Center, Carrie McColl with a $2000.00 donation to help continue working with disabled individuals.

The Kentucky Equine Abilities Center is located on 10025 Nebo Road and is a 501 C3 non-profit corporation that solely focuses helping those with disabilities through horseback riding. The center has been active since 2007 and received their 501 C3 in 2009. Since then Carrie and her staff have been working on their mission to help all those of all different ages and with all types of disabilities.
 
Therapeutic riding can achieve different therapeutic goals that include; physical, cognitive, emotional, educational, social and behavioral goals.
 
The main goal of Equine Therapy is to help individuals to develop needed skills and attributes, such as, responsibility, self-confidence, accountability, problem – solving skills and self- control.
 
A center like this takes a lot of manpower and the center is always looking for volunteers, interns and special project groups.

 

For more information about The Kentucky Equine Abilities Center or if interested in volunteering you can visit http://www.kentuckyhorsetherapy.org/.
 
Amber Averitt
SurfKY News
Photos Provided by Amber Averitt

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

LBL 2016 Calendar Highlights

KENTUCKY (8/30/15) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area in western Kentucky and Tennessee has so much to… Read More

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/30/15) ― The following happenings and meetings are scheduled for next week: • Calvary Temple… Read More
1 DOW 16,643.01
-11.76 (-0.07%)    
2 S&P 1,988.87
+1.21 (0.06%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,828.33
+15.62 (0.32%)    

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11354

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4711

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3248

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2607

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2296

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 16862

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11354

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 3248

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1750

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1063

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 955

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 704

UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to Increase…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 589

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 581

Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 507

Education Chief Reflects on Service

by KET
August 30, 2015 428

Legislator's Log - Week of Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 376

Mustangs blank Logan County, 39-0

by Steve LeMaster