Join SRD~Straightening Reins, Redemption Road K9 and special celebrity guest USA Track & Field Medalist Long Jumper Norris Frederick on Saturday, March 9, as they host their first ever Hope Through Horses Open Barn. Come meet Straightening Reins’ team of professionals specializing in equine-assisted therapies. Spend time with the SRD therapy herd, which includes 5 horses, 2 miniature donkeys, 2 goats, and 9 chickens, all used for therapy! Don’t miss an appearance by an accomplished and experienced guest representative service dog in attendance with the event’s co-sponsor, Redemption Road K9. Redemption Road K9 is a top-rated working dog company based in Southern California specializing in breeding and training working bloodline canines for Medical Service Work, Police K9, Personal Protection and Search & Rescue.
There will be plenty of food, drinks, and prizes for all ages.
Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Address: 13668 Davenport Rd, Santa Clarita CA 91390 Phone: 661-803-1641
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Donation/Tickets: www.srdstraighteningreins.org/.
Donation/Tickets: $10, (children under the age of 9 are free) available for purchase either at the door, or online at www.srdstraighteningreins.org/. Each Donation Ticket comes with 10 free opportunity drawing tickets to be entered into the drawing for a chance to win an array of prizes.
About the hosts:
Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Straightening Reins Foundation:
SRD~Straightening Reins is a 501(c)3 non-profit operating in the Santa Clarita area with the mission of improving teen and adolescent mental health and well-being through experiential learning, self-discovery, and modeling positive choices using equine-assisted therapeutic programs. SRD provides tools and support that address the emotional challenges facing youth, including but not limited to: teen suicide, recovery, behavioral/emotional problems, substance abuse, violence, child abuse, and communication issues. SRD works to change the dialogue on youth mental health.
Redemption Road K9:
Redemption Road K9 is a top-rated working dog company based in Southern California specializing in breeding and training working bloodline canines for Medical Service Work, Police K9, Search & Rescue, Agility, Personal Protection, Obedience and Competition. Utilizing cutting edge science along with decades of training experience, their training programs work endlessly to offer both people and dogs another chance at a happy and fulfilling life.
Through their “Job Training for Juveniles” vocational program, juveniles from within the justice system are paired with some of the top dog-training professionals in the world and provided opportunities for education, engagement and community partnership. This program is geared towards offering training and skills to instill leadership and strong work ethic to prepare these young people for adulthood while also delivering top quality canine companions to celebrities, champion athletes, Fortune 500 CEOs, and some of the most dynamic police departments in the world.
Facebook: www.facebook.com/redemptionroadk9/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/redemptionroadk9/ Twitter: twitter.com/rrk9global
USA Track & Field Medalist Norris Frederick:
USA Track & Field Medalist, Long Jumper Norris Frederick has been nearly unstoppable in recent years. As one of the world’s best and most consistent jumpers, Frederick is coming into the season ranked among the top five jumpers in the world.
Santa Clarita is one of the first stops on Frederick’s Goodwill Journey Around the World. This season, Frederick is launching a goodwill initiative and embarking on an incredible journey to circumnavigate the globe as a professional athlete with the aim of helping and supporting children struggling with mental health well-being. At each stop, Frederick will be meeting with educators, doctors, therapists, and business and global leaders to help raise awareness and resources for children in need of mental-health support and resources. As part of the Goodwill Initiative, Norris has pledged 100 hours of community service geared towards helping these youth discover and achieve their dreams