Therapeutic Riding Program
By JAMIE MCGUIRE
Many University of Mary Washington students choose to enjoy their downtime volunteering at Hazelwild Farm with the therapeutic riding program. Hazelwild Farm, host of the UMW equestrian team, offers therapeutic horseback riding for people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities. These volunteers donate their time and energy every Tuesday night in order to help these children ride. Many of them have voiced how much they love the program and how worthwhile it is.
By BRITTANY DEVRIES and SARAH DELANEY
After a full year of trying, Aidan McGlothin was still bumping along at the trot, not able to figure out the up-down-up-down motion to correctly post.
Aidan’s mother, Christine McGlothin, said that his favorite horse, Annie, …