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Learning from horses

Program helps students overcome emotional, academic barriers
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The Irish Embassy Pub will host a drawing to benefit equine-assisted learning programs for students at Big Picture High School and the Phoenix Program.
The drawing will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. People can enter the drawing by purchasing a $5 magnet and don’t have to be present to win. Prizes include a print donated by local artist Robin Caspari and a Guinness snowboard donated by the Embassy.
To enter, call Hallie Whitney, with the Phoenix Program, at 382-0564, or Dreher Robertson, with Big Picture High School, at 259-0203. Tickets also will be available Saturday at the pub.

Learning from horses

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Cheyenne Zito, 15, an Ignacio High School student, kisses Millie, an Appaloosa, during equine-assisted learning program given by Theraputic Experiences at the Sky Ute Downs horse arena. The Durango School District’s Phoenix Program and Big Picture High School are hoping to make equine therapy a regular part of their curriculums.
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Mitchell Abendroth, 14, right, pets Rocky, a quarter horse, along with Alexis Tyner, 15, left, and Jordan Carmanoros, 12, all Ignacio School District students, during an equine-assisted learning program at the Sky Ute Downs horse arena.
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Ron Tyner, with Theraputic Experiences, shows Alexis Tyner, 15, left, and Sarah Sitton, 15, both Ignacio High School students, how to properly place a halter on a horese.
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