Donations needed for horse program |

Donations needed for horse program

There is a quiet place in Rifle that is working miracles as I write. It is happening at the Emily Griffith Center, a nonprofit residential treatment center for young troubled boys. “Trails To Trust” is EGC’S therapeutic riding program that brings boys and horses together in a positive and healthy way.

The miracles we see happen when a troubled child meets a gentle beast is awesome. This wonderful program is in dire need for supplies and community support. I am asking the public to respond by digging in their tack shops, homes and personal business or by mailing a few dollars to a wonderful program right here in our valley.

We are in need of the following supplies. If you the public need our help please call on our “boys” ” they would gladly volunteer their time and energy in giving back to the community!

Needed: large feeder tubs; building supplies; grain and hay for our barn/sheds; bits; 4 x 4 truck; bridles; committee members; saddles; equine volunteer; electrician (fence); blankets; footing material for ring; books; pasture time for horse; boots; vacation; helmets; and tack racks.

Thank you. Please call for questions, information and donations ” Lori Bennett, 625-3187 (not the chiropractor), volunteer committee member, or Tammy Sillman, 625-4446, extension 35, equine program facilitator.

Emily Griffith Center


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