Provide Equine Therapies For 100 Children In Need

by The Center for Equine Assisted Wellness, Inc.
May 1, 2012

Meet Dumplin', our Equicizer!


Borrowed Freedom Equine Assisted Therapies and Activities, Inc.
1912 Nanticoke Drive 
Endicott, NY 13760

Good morning friends! 

This is a very exciting update to write, so much GOOD has happened since the last progress report!

First of all, I want to personally thank each and every one of you for your generous support during the Winter Open Challenge. You deserve all the thanks for the years of laughter, therapy and fun for hundreds of children and adults in the years to come. 

Our third year will officially launch on May 5th, when we dedicate the therapy room and introduce our families, volunteers and therapists to Dumplin'. I have attached a photo of him, but it doesn't do him justice! Please make sure you stop by our website at next week for more photos of Dumplin' and of the therapy room too. The room is still under construction, the walls and ceiling still need to be finished and we need to put in the seasonal restroom, but we can use and enjoy it now. I have to paint my barn mural on the large wall and finish our cut out horse as well, but with Dumplin' all decked out and so much fun to use, no one notices the big white wall!

Knowing that I never have to cancel another lesson or therapy session is such an incredible feeling. It also opens up opportunities for clients who couldn't otherwise participate in activities here on the farm. This year we will be able to continue our programming into the winter months...and ride all year long. And it is all because of you!

Once again, thank you. Thank you all so very, very much. Our volunteers, therapists and most of all...the children...thank you too! Please be sure to visit our website next week for progress photos and the official introduction of Dumplin'!

Best Wishes!

Colleen Cheechalk
Founder and Program Director



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The Center for Equine Assisted Wellness, Inc.

Location: Maine, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Colleen Cheechalk
Program Director
Vestal, New York United States

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