Sep 29, 2015
M.A.R.E is an acronym for Mastering Abilities Riding Equines. MARE Therapeutic Riding Center has been helping people with special needs and disabilities for 25 years! Recently, I heard the facility was hosting a big 25 year celebration event. Then, I realized this very special place is right in my backyard and I have yet to visit the place. I contacted Debra Durkin and she agreed to give me the history and tour of such a fantastic facility.
They have a wonderful set of horses and even a more dedicated staff. MARE has a huge staff of volunteers and offers therapeutic riding sessions 44 weeks a year.
The organization is celebrating 25 years with a huge gala called Diamonds to Denim happening on the grounds of the MARE Therapeutic Riding Center. The event happens on Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at 5 PM. Headlining the event will be equestrian demonstrations in both dressage and reining. There will also be dinner served, along with a silent auction, live music, and dancing.
To learn more about the Diamonds to Denim event click this LINK.
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