A healing strides benefit combined training horse show is happening this sunday at green hill park equestrian center.
Wdbj7's neesey payne is live in the arena at healing strides of virginia with a look at how therapeutic riding is changing the lives of many.
Good morning, neesey.
Good morning garrett.
I'm here with lisa belderes.
It's a big year for healing strides of virginia, tell us about that?
This year we're celebrating 25 years.
We are the only path accredited program in the valley.
We are serving 175 participants per week.
We offer prgorams including hippotherapy in partnership with carilion children's pediatric therapy.
What's it like seeing the kids grow in that program?
We offer physical therapy, occupational therapy and speach therapy to help children reach their goals.
There is an event coming up, tell us about that?
May 7, from 11-3 healing strides of virginia will have its annual hodown fundraiser.
There will be vendors, music and demonstrations and barbecue.
Garrett, so mark you calendars.
A lot of great things are happening here.