Thursday, February 25, 2016

Volunteers Needed!

The SPIRIT Winter Dressage Series is finally getting underway this Saturday! We have a full roster of amazing horse and rider teams who will be showing their skills and teamwork. On the ground, we are also building a team of volunteers to help and we could use some more helping hands! The event starts at 8am. Please come to the indoor arena at Frying Pan Park around 8/8:30 and find Deb Bowers and help our riders to shine! Volunteers will be needed throughout the day as well!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Too much rain tomorrow

Volunteers, EAL students,
Wednesday lesson 2/24 has been canceled. Make up Thursday 2/25
Stay safe and dry tomorrow

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Tuesday lessons and activities canceled

This Winter continues to mess up with our work and schedule.
I am so sorry, but driving condition created another cancellation.
No lessons nor activities today at SPIRIT.
Stay warm and safe at home and cross fingers for the end of this Winter soon.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Fund-raise for SPIRIT!

Fund-raise for SPIRIT!
Orders must be submitted by:
Friday, February 19, 2016
(703) 481-8006
SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program!!
I love Pampered Chef kitchen products and thought you would, too! I'm hosting a Catalog Show, it’s so easy- you can shop for great products and place your order online. It's a simple way to get the quality Pampered Chef products that make cooking and entertaining easy and fun. Be sure to place your order before it closes. Let the shopping begin! Percentage donation of all sales will go to

Sunday, February 14, 2016

No TR lessons nor activities tomorrow, Monday 2/15

Winter advisory for Fairfax County for this Monday
Lessons and activities at SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program canceled for this Monday
Planning for make up Thursday
Stay warm and safe
Thank you

Friday, February 12, 2016

Saturday - no activities at Spirit Field!

Dear EAL students, Assistants, Volunteers Stay at home tomorrow Sat, Feb/13 All activities canceled
Stay warm and safe this weekend! See you Mon, Tues, Wen 5-8 Pm (if it is not so cold like tomorrow)
Thank you

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Spirit Heroes

Huge congratulation to the Spirit Team, Sue Laura, Zoe, and whole team of EAL students, volunteers who delivered therapeutic riding lessons for 6 students tonight at so low temperature.
So proud of all of you!
Hoping for end of the winter soon.

Thank you Laura, Zoe, Rachel, Megan, Abby, and Abby I, Colin, Melissa, Kay, and whoever else helped to put blankets on our horses. It is not an easy job but you made all 14 of them feeling warm and cozy in this blizzard condition.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Therapeutic Riding lessons canceled today

Message for Tuesday riders:
TR Instructor Sue can not make it today. Therapeutic Riding class canceled. Make up lessons will be offered Thursday same time. 
Today EAL students and volunteer training session, work with horses at indoor 5-7 PM

Sue lives deep NW in Loundon County and commute is a challenge.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Healing power of Horses

Works for me :)

Thank you all who keep SPIRIT going
Hug to all

Friday, February 5, 2016

Celebrating tomorrow!

We did it through a week one of Winter session!
EAL students, Instructors in training, Assistants tomorrow is a day to play with horses, to take Grace and Sadie from their field, show them ring and routine in new family, time to let Spirit fly (on lounge line smile emoticon ) and whoever else need to celebrate end of the winter coming closer every day, time to play, ride and work , time for volunteers to help taking care of stalls and practice their skills of leading and sidewalking....hoping for lot of photos about all of that. 
Take care and have fun 
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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SPIRIT needs You!

Greetings SPIRIT volunteers and friends! Our winter session is now officially underway and we are so happy to have our riders back in the ring!
With lessons underway, we will need help from our volunteers and EAL students, both new and experienced, to work with our riders and help out during sessions. If you can come help on Mondays, Tuesday's and/or Wednesdays, please do come and join us!
If you've never volunteered with us before but have always wanted to findout more about SPIRIT please reach out to us here or through our website, we would love to have you join our team and we will teach you everything you need to know!
We hope to see you at the farm soon!