Therapeutic horsemanship program proposed


Students in the Grand Coulee Dam District will soon be able to participate in a therapeutic horsemanship program.

The idea was presented to the school board Monday night by Heather Downs, and it received support from the board.

Downs explained that a small group of people here are cooperating with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office in regard to abused and neglected horses.

Currently the group has three horses, housed at the Chris Holman residence in Delano.

It was proposed that working with the horses would be a good experience for special needs students and others within the school di...

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