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June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

Here's a bit about Britt! How long have you been volunteering at Forward Stride and why did you start?  I’ve been volunteering since 2018. I volunteer here because I love the healing I witness through the horses. It is also therapeutic to me! Who is your favorite...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

May Volunteer of the Month: Anne

Here's a bit about Anne! How long have you been volunteering at Forward Stride and why did you start?  I was a young girl who fell in love with horses and all animals at an early age. From the age of 10 through 15 I rode my bike 2 miles round trip almost every day to...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

April Volunteer of the Month: Iona

Here’s a bit about Iona! How long have you been volunteering at Forward Stride and why did you start?  I started volunteering at Forward Stride in 2017 with breaks here and there.  I started volunteering initially because I wanted to find an organization to give some...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

March Volunteer of the Month: Shauna

Here’s a bit about Shauna! How long have you been volunteering at Forward Stride and why did you start?  I started volunteering with Forward Stride in Oct 2022. I keep coming back because it brings me immense joy to contribute to Forward Stride's mission and to be...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

February Volunteer of the Month: Kathleen

Here’s a bit about Kathleen! How long have you been volunteering at Forward Stride and why did you start?  I was trained as a volunteer in 2010. My favorite thing about volunteering is the community. People are so joyful when they are here and it’s nice to spend time...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

2023 Giddyup Gala Results!

The 2023 Giddyup Gala was truly a night of celebration, as we saw over 250 attendees, staff, and event volunteers come together to recognize Forward Stride’s 20th anniversary and support our programs.  The incredible Forward Stride community raised over $188,000! It...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

Programming Closure Update

This is a reminder that Forward Stride will be closed for programming beginning May 11th through May 15th as we prepare for and host our annual Giddyup Gala! We will also be closed for Memorial Day Weekend beginning May 26th through May 29th. This means there are no...

June Volunteer of the Month: Britt

Spring Herd Update

Happy Spring! If you’ve been around the barn over the past few months you may have noticed some new faces! We are excited to introduce some new members of our therapy herd!Andre Andre is an easy-going North American Spotted Draft/Paint cross gelding working in our...