May 16 - Volunteer Orientation 6:00pm - 8:30pm - Know someone who would make a great addition to our volunteer crew? Our next orientation is on May 16. We are especially seeking volunteers with horse experience for Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday timeslots, although there are always opportunities for volunteers in other areas as well. Contact Carrie for an application.
May 29 (Monday) - Be sure to mark your calendar for the annual HP Horse Show on Memorial Day, May 29. Students have started trying out the events and registration forms will be available next week. We need a big crew to make this event possible. All volunteers should plan to be available that day. If you cannot attend, let Carrie know ASAP. A signup sheet will be posted this week.
June 17 - Kathryn Elliot is planning a summer fun outing for HP. Please save the date for a day at Raging Waves.
July 30-August 3 - First Annual HP Trip to The National Ability Center, Park City, Utah. More details to come very soon, as we are waiting on our scholarship application. This trip will be for 5 HP riders and each can bring one parent. Two HP board members will also attend. We will participate in adapted recreation activities including archery, water sports, high ropes challenge course, therapeutic horseback riding, kayaking, etc. It is a premier facility, and meals, lodging, airport transfers will all be included for a truly amazing price. Carrie and Max will definitely be going, and we are excited to be organizing this trip for HP! We'll be getting applications out to everyone as soon as we have firm pricing details. http://www.discovernac.org/
September 10 - First HP Pancake Breakfast
September 17 - First HP Team for the Fox Valley Marathon
Other Exciting News
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