Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Support Spirit Open Equestrian Program by shopping at AmazonSmile.

Dear Friend of Spirit Open Equestrian Program,
This time of year is traditionally a time of thankfulness as we gather round tables taking stock of our blessings, good fortunes, family and friends.
We give thanks now and always for your support of Spirit Open Equestrian. Your financial support has been vital in achieving our mission this past year and we have good news to share with you.
Please, consider Spirit to donate when you shop at the this year, and keep support our Mission

If you purchase gifts at Amazon - use the opportunity to donate to Spirit at the same time.

(This above is the link how to use this opportunity)

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Cold but busy Saturday!

Cold weather did not stop us. 
Great Sat lessons, and presentation at the Oakton Park after that. 
And it is not all - Gabrielle, Talya, Brooke, Effie and Chris, continued Diane's, Don's and Andrew's work, and our Spirit Home looks already much better....some more painting work to be done and it will be nice and cozy educational, therapeutic and gathering space for Spirit people 
Thank you all who help about it. 
Have a great week end!
Mira, Ilana with Lucinda and Spirit at the Oakton Park today

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Frying Pan Farm Park Hunter Show to support Spirit Program!

 Share this with your friends, come to the show and supportSPIRIT Open Equestrian Program

We shall need some helping hands Dec/14 - let me know if you can help

Monday, October 21, 2013

National Make A Difference Day/VolunteerFest

Looking for extra volunteer time with Spirit?

Spirit will be a part of 
National Make A Difference Day/VolunteerFest

for a riding presentation at
Oakton Community Park at 2841 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton.
Saturday, October 26th
1-3 PM 
(Travel to Oakton Park and back from Fying Pan Park is included)
Spirit the mare and Lucinda will be there.
Contact Dada if you want to be a part of official crew around horses.
Mentors, and mentors in training, if possible : )
Bring your Spirit hoodies and show SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program

Thursday, October 17, 2013

More ways to celebrate and support Spirit

Veronica Lac,  our friend has a Borthday.
See HERE how she will celebrate it.

Photos for Spirit

Purchase a photo for yourself or as a gift, and a portion of the profits goes towards SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program

Use Code: S92013n 

and get 25% discount 
Valid 09/24/2013 → 12/10/2013 (79 days): S92013n

boris suvak photography

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Time to get ready for the winter - you can help

Dear all!

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Best friends

Cecelia and Glory - Can you believe it ?                  

Friday, October 11, 2013

No lessons this week end

Oops, sorry, have to cancel lessons tonight, and tomorrow -  too much rain and second instructor can not come
Take care and stay dry

Thursday, October 10, 2013

We can use indoor ring for the week end

This weekend we have access to indoor ring
Lessons are on, and some painting work at new facility
See you!

Indoor is dry and warm...

Can we do the lesson tonight?
I think we can do it. Horses are in stalls dry and happy, ready to go.
Indoor ring is insulated, dry and even warm :)
Looking forward to see you, then

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Saturdays as work days at the farm

Dear friends of Spirit, volunteers, parents, families
let's prepare our new home for Open House event at December 7th
Each Saturday before Dec/7th will be work day at the property we just leased.
We need groups of families or friends who would take care of differents projects we planed to do before December
Desired actions and items we need
Painting and equipment for painting. White, more and once again more white, light yellow, and green outdoor paint
Cleaning and wall/wood painting inside of the house.
Landscaping project(s) followed with new decorative plants
Cleaning the field from weeds, rocks and hay ropes
Leveling stalls (we need to add some filling and cover it back with rubber mats
Setting up new possible space for therapeutic program when Park space is not available (landscaping, decorating, setting rubber mats at the path....
and much more fun and wonderful things we can do together to bring this space to shine for our guests 

Contact Mindy for donations, and any of us for work days at Saturdays ahead.
Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you.


Thursday, October 3, 2013

EAP tonight!

Human-equine interaction, relationship, boundaries, support, communication...metaphors of all of this and much more...such an inspirational evening.  Thank you Elizabeth, Michele, for great presentation, and thank you Spirit Team with Sarah Morehouse as instructor tonight who helped around.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Thursday SPIRIT Volunteers!

Please come tomorrow wearing your SPIRIT shirts and gear!