Kiddo Garrett loves triple-crown-winning team Justify so much that, during the on-the-horse portion of his weekly physical and occupational therapy treatments, he pretends to be legendary jockey Mike Smith riding Justify, the fastest horse in the world.
Watch this video from RTV6 to see how he got to meet his heroes.
Oh yes they did! At the 2018 Children's TherAplay Hoe-Down, eleven of members of the local media took on the mechanical bull and each other to help raise funds and awareness for treatment at Children's TherAplay. Find out who took home the medals. (Photo courtesy of the bull-riding champion.)
For the past 45 years, the Jefferson Awards Foundation has celebrated grassroots unsung heroes as well as national leaders – like Barbara Bush, Oprah Winfrey, and Bill and Melinda Gates – whose dedication to service has inspired others to lead.
So it with great pride and a very full heart that we congratulate the most recent grassroots recipient of the “Nobel Prize for Public Service”: Children’s TherAplay founder and board member, Craig Dobbs.
Equine ambassador / therapy horse Rocky here! A couple of weeks ago, I told you how excited I was about the new footing system being laid in our arena. I didn’t know it at the time but this was not just any footing system. It’s something really special! Find out how we got so lucky and see how it all happened. (I sure learned a lot!).