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    details on these programs will follow so stay tuned to ARI s web site Stop by and say hi to ARI s new leader Teresa Whalen Adaptive Riding Institute formerly known as H O R S E S Ltd was founded in 1988 in Scotts Mills Oregon by two sisters Kerrill Knaus and Susanne Rosen Sue had always loved horseback riding and wanted Kerrill to be able to experience the joy and freedom it provided Over the years they worked on creating a saddle that would assist Kerrill who has physical challenges and that would be comfortable for her After many prototypes and with the help of master saddle maker Paul White they created the first adaptive saddle Realizing that there are many people who could benefit from riding and equine therapy the two sisters created what today is The Adaptive Riding Institute The Adaptive Riding Institute provides equine assisted therapy services personal development therapeutic riding and related services for people of all abilities throughout the Mid Willamette Valley at state of the art facilities in Turner Kerrill retired in 2009 and after 27 years Sue is now planning to slow her gallop to a trot The board is very grateful to both sisters and wishes them the very best Adaptive Riding Institute is a nonprofit 501 c 3 tax exempt organization located at 2895 Cloverdale Road SE Turner OR 97392 For more information view ARI at their web site http www adaptiveridinginstitute org index html or contact Teresa Whalen at teresa adaptiveridinginstitute org Other important news ARI is looking for talented passionate folks to join our board of directors If you think you might be interested in serving on our board please download our recruitment announcement PDF for more information If you wish to apply you can download a

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  • How You Can Help - Adaptive Riding Institute
    a secure online credit card service PayPal You do not need to have a PayPal account to make a one time donation but one is required for recurring donations Sponsor a Horse To sponsor a horse visit our Meet and Sponsor the Horses page Did you know that it costs about 1 200 year to feed and care for a horse Their care includes not only food but also veterinarian and farrier expenses To partially sponsor a horse please contact us for more information Sponsor a Stall or Tack Room contact us for more information Matching Gifts Ask if your employer will match any monetary donation you give to ARI If your employer does have a corporate matching program but ARI is not yet on its lists of approved organizations please let us know and we will contact that employer to see what we can do to get ARI approved Estate Planning Planning gifts will help ensure that Adaptive Riding Institute is available for all in the years to come Long term donations could help sustain all of Adaptive Riding Institute s program services We also have an ongoing Wish List which includes Large storage boxes with locking lids Basket

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  • About Us - Adaptive Riding Institute
    that would be comfortable for her After many prototypes and with the help of master saddle maker Paul White they created her current saddle see Adaptive Equipment for a picture and more information Kerry expanded her equine hobby to driving her custom trained Mustang P J in her modified trail buggy Today the organization provides equine assisted therapy services personal development therapeutic riding and related services for people of all abilities What Horseback Riding Provides Horses make therapy fun A horse is a willing and non judgmental partner Understanding horses helps people understand themselves better A horse s movement improves physical mobility Horses inspire people to overcome challenges Riding horses provides access to scenic areas Program Adaptive Riding Institute provides Equine Assisted Programs several days per week in South Salem The facility has beautiful indoor arenas and trails allowing our riders to enjoy horse activities in all types of weather Riding location is 2895 Cloverdale Road SE Turner OR 97392 Map and Directions Adaptive Riding Institute is a nonprofit 501 c 3 tax exempt organization Contributions are tax deductible to the extent of the law Contributions can be made by check or credit card on our How You Can Help page Fundraising activities continue throughout the year in order to keep rider fees at a minimum For information on sponsoring a horse a rider or to make a general contribution please contact us or visit our How You Can Help page The horse selection and training are an important part of all equine related therapies provided by Adaptive Riding Institute Our staff of Horse Specialists has over 50 years combined training skills working with horses and other assistance animals They are committed to use their expertise to make your involvement in this program a success The program is led by

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  • Programs and Services - Adaptive Riding Institute
    Wednesday through Saturday with other days available by appointment Fees are based on a sliding scale of 0 to 40 per session Sessions are usually 30 minutes All sessions are held in a safe environment and each client is served according to their individual goal plan Therefore we do not offer any group sessions Each client is supported by a skilled instructor and a group of dedicated volunteers as well as a highly proficient horse or pony from our therapy herd Facility Accessibility Project 2012 2013 In the fall of 2012 we were able to begin our Facility Accessibility Project The project includes fencing our outdoor Challenge Course and construction of a 3 8 acre Sensory Integration Trail This s ensory integration trail winds through our existing tree farm and once completed will include many native plants and shrubs which will add to the sensory experience This trail is being designed to enhance sensory learning and will be especially therapeutic for clients with autism spectrum emotional and behavior disorders and those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD The power and majesty of the therapy horse on this trail system will allow children and adults with challenges to benefit from a

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  • Newsletters - Adaptive Riding Institute
    it at the Adobe website for free Statesman Journal April 1 2014 Article Fundraising event goes off to the horses Mid Valley style Statesman Journal November 5 2013 Article Horses add to holiday delights Statesman Journal September 29 2012 Article Bee Moore One more off the bucket list Summer 2012 Newsletter Statesman Journal May 24 2012 Article Carousel Derby Fundraiser Statesman Journal April 29 2012 Article ARI takes Bronze in the Best Non Profit category for 2012 scroll down to page 5 Statesman Journal April 25 2012 Article ARI s new home Statesman Journal April 4 2012 Article Horse theraphy has positive influence on autistic riders by ARI Program Director Carmen Heidecke MA CRC Statesman Journal November 16 2011 Article ARI Halloween Fest Molalla Pioneer July 26 2011 Health happiness and healing through horses Part Two Molalla Pioneer July 19 2011 Health happiness and healing through horses Part One Our Town April 2011 Article Horse therapy Focusing on a rider s ability not disability Statesman Journal December 1 2010 Article ARI rescues 3 horses Statesman Journal October 31 2010 Article Riders enjoy last day in therapeutic saddle Statesman Journal May 12 2010 Article Horses help humans in need Summer 2010

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  • Adaptive Riding Institute
    Adventures Without Limits is mission directed to empower people of all abilities through quality outdoor experiences Partners in visions The Autzen Foundation supports non profit tax exempt charitable organizations Grant in 2010 and 2012 Braemar Charitable Trust through Trust Management Services LLC Donor in 2012 Citizens Bank of Silverton Oregon Double H Western Wear specializes in Western Wear Horse Blankets Western and English Equipment and more Product and financial supporter EasyCare Inc Donor in 2010 Equity Group Foundation our agents commit part of the money they earn to local organizations helping to improve the lives of our neighbors Donor in 2012 Connecting Agencies and Volunteers in the Mid Willamette Valley Be the change Volunteer Leslie G Ehmann Trust Donor in 2013 The Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary was formed to guide animals in need to the safety of calm waters The mission of The Oregon Community Foundation is to improve life in Oregon and promote effective philanthropy Grant in 2009 Oregon Equestrian Trails is a non profit organization whose members are dedicated to promoting preserving and maintaining horse camps and trails in Oregon Partners in accessibility Pope House Lounge is located in the heart of Portland Oregon and has donated a portion of the proceeds from their Kentucky Derby Party since 2010 Salem Auto Dealers Association supporting ARI since 2004 Salem Elks Lodge BPOE 336 Madison Charities Donor in 2013 The Salem Foundation has a long history of serving the greater Salem community Donors who make The Salem Foundation one of their philanthropic priorities share the common purpose of making a difference locally Grant in 2010 and 2012 The Salem Leadership Foundation Engaging people of faith and people of good will to collaboratively transform Salem Keizer into the healthiest community in all of Oregon Donor in 2013 The Salem Association of Realtors

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  • Volunteer It's Fun! - Adaptive Riding Institute
    we welcome your interest in joining their ranks An excerpt from our 2011 2012 Annual Report 25 of our clients needed financial assistance 36 client number increase from last year 8 4 of children in Marion County ages 5 15 have a disability 4 176 children who could benefit from our unique therapy 311 families impacted 1 709 individual sessions 91 of clients were children For other interesting facts check out our Annual Report If you take pleasure in hiking making new friends enjoy changing lives of people with disabilities like working with animals or if you are a horse addict YOU are needed No talent too small Enthusiasm and being at least 14 years old are the only pre requisites Contact Adaptive Riding Institute regarding becoming a volunteer If you are interested you can complete our Volunteer Application to get started Volunteers perform many vital activities at Adaptive Riding Institute Below is just a small list of the types of jobs available Office Helper phone calls etc Direct Client Assistant Fundraising Special Events Horse Handling Communication Newsletter Etc This list is by no means complete but will give you an idea of our most common needs If you have

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  • Adaptive Riding Institute
    stride Sky s donor put many arena hours on this guy so he is able to teach his skills to his riders He is also at ease on the sensory trail challenge course or exploring the 20 acres of unimproved trails on the property Sky enjoys the attention he gets here at the stable and often nickers to people when they walk by his stall or paddock RIFF Breed Quarter Horse Born 1993 Color Bay Sponsored By In loving memory of Esther Rutz Riff is a grade gelding foaled in 1993 He is a gentle soul and has played a large part in the growth and success of ARI Riff has always handled his ARI career with dignity and nobility setting a high standard for the other horses SKIP Registered Name Skip R Little Town Breed American Quarter Horse Born May 2 2000 Color Cream Sponsored By Heltzel Williams PC Skip foaled here at ARI and is Riff s younger brother He is our big gentle one He is never bothered by anything and delights in all the attention bestowed upon him RAINMAN Registered Name Vinur Breed Icelandic Born 1993 Color Bay Donated December 2012 Sponsored by Dave and Pat Moss Family Rainman came to ARI in December joining his good friend Nupur as a therapy horse Rainman is 13h and spent his life as a trail horse enjoying the mountains and scenic vistas of Oregon He is a steady boy with a good work ethic and soft and easy gaits making him a great mount to the tiny tots with limited balance or those wishing to take a ride on the sensory trial ONION Breed Mustang Born 1999 Color Bay Donated November 2012 Sponsored by The Grace of God Onion is a mustang mare that stands only 12 3 and is from the Murderer s Creek herd John Day area It took 11 weeks for her to allow a human to touch her but her trust has been steady from that day forward Onion is one of the favorite little horses here at ARI as she has a bouncy forward walk and her cute little ears are always looking around the bend Onion is social vocal and also a wonderful driving pony Onion has belonged to a staff member of ARI and has been part of the herd for 9 years MAX Registered Name Maximus Breed Belgian Quarter Horse Cross Born 2007 Color Sorrel Donated December 2012 Sponsored by Beattie Family Maximus joined our elite herd of therapy horses in December of 2012 as a 5 yr old He took to his new job at once and has quickly become the horse everyone wants to see first He stands 15 3 hands and is playful with the herd but respectful with the humans in his life GUS Breed Draft Paint Cross Born 2003 Color Brown White Pinto Donated July 2013 Sponsored by Hopewell Family Gus has a soft easy trot that makes everyone who rides him smile He is

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