There are five names I will not forget; Rio, Ace, Buddy,
One of the reasons I think equine-assisted therapies work so well is that everyone has a reaction to horses; nobody is indifferent. People either love them or fear them, so that's two big emotions that immediately reflect what most of life's issues revolve around. If you can work with an animal like this and overcome the fear, then it isn't a bad starting point. " It gives those who are comfortable around horses a sense of security and stability. Equine therapy not only offers emotional benefits but physical as well.
Everything the equestrian puts into the animal with getting them fit, keeping them healthy, making sure they get the attention they need it becomes a full time job, just to do what they love. At the end of the day all the hard work and dedication is what gets you to the big title. When you are showing in the arena and you just finish the winning showmanship pattern or just had the winning ride at the Congress and you hear your name called you know the work was worth it. Just as an Athlete loves being reward with wins, Equestrians love being rewarded with being successful as
I believe hard work and a strong work ethic to be imperative in achieving success and finding genuine happiness. While it may cause stress and pain in the short term, obtaining the ability to push through and overcome obstacles that every person faces in life leads to long term happiness and success. Growing up, I moved several times, and as a result I have faced multiple uncomfortable, difficult situations. Therefore, I have grown in character, leaving positive impacts on my relationships, school work, athletics, and more. Specifically, I improved immensely in cross country this last season, a sport I thoroughly enjoy and am extremely dedicated to.
I love my horse, so much that sometimes it seems like he may even be the center of my life. I find it hard to imagine anyone having a horse and not loving it or being scared of it. But there was once a time when my little sister, Carrie, was scared to ride her horse and would not ride any other horses either. It all started on a warm summer day, my family and I were out for a ride on our horses, we stopped at a neighbor’s house to visit, and their youngest daughter Makenna wanted to ride along. Since they did not have their own horse and she was too young to ride alone, they let her ride with me.
Reading this book, I was reminded of the life lessons I have learned growing up around horses and how much in common there is with the high-ends and people such as myself. Growing up, handling equine was just common knowledge for everyone, and because of that I’ve learned that there needs to be a bond and some trust between the rider and horse.
Despite working hard at practice every day, I was not able to get faster. I was determined to get better so I would go home, watch videos, and learn the techniques. All of my friends and family motivated me to not give up. I started to attend every competition and even though I was not coming out in the first place, I kept trying.
Doctors say that horses are also a strong factor in bettering people’s lives. Many physical and occupational therapists use horses in treatment to help improve mobility, flexibility, fine motor control, and balance. Riding horses also gives people a chance to have fun, while working on skills without even realizing. One parent describes her child saying that going horse riding as one of the only things that is not a chore to her. The article explains that some components of therapeutic riding go even further by emotional bonding and showing mental discipline.
I helped out with students during their lessons. I was able to work with the same student for several weeks, and I looked forward to seeing their improvements each week. It was such an eye-opening experience for me to see just how much the riding affected the students and helped with their conditions. During my time as a volunteer, I gained a lot of knowledge on the effects of therapeutic riding and how beneficial it can be to the disabled. (94) Handling systemic challenges: Describe your experiences facing or witnessing discrimination.
Ameera and Maci had always seemed like a match made in heaven, so horse shows were just the next big step for the two. Maci Carter has rode horses since before she can even remember, “I don’t know how I got into riding horses, I had always liked them and so I started taking lessons.” stated Maci cracking a smirk, her brown eyes glistened as she started to talk about what she loved the most. Maci had only been doing horse shows for a year but it had already impacted her life incredibly. “I love going to horse shows because I get to be surrounded by other people who completely understand how I feel, people that are just like me that are driven by their passion of horses and the showing them.”
From playing softball I know how to be a great team player and work well with others. I believe being on a team will help me be a better CNA because on a team there are many different personalities and you have to work with all of them. This will carry over to the place I 'll be working with co worker and the residents. As I move forward on in my life my parents have been a great part of supporting me and helping me. There were times when they were my backbone when I needed them.
From growing closer to my teammates to the new friendships I made there, I couldn’t have been more thankful. Through this experience, I have learned how difficult it is to be a leader, even with the help of my teammates, and how teamwork is necessary to achieve desired goals. Helping others in need is something I am very passionate about and I am proud to have been part of this team in that I was able to be someone the Navajo kids could depend. This team and trip has been a great impact and memory in my life and I am grateful to have made the choice in participating in