A RESIDENT OF Children’s Home takes part in a horse training session. Leaders of the home have found that needed life skills are easier to teach when the children work with animals.
SERENA WORKS WITH her horse. “I’ve gone through a lot of struggles. Many of these horses have, as well. It’s easy to relate to them. I’ll always have a horse when I get older.”
A RESIDENT LEADS her horse through an obstacle course in the home’s arena.
MARIA WAS AWARDED a blue ribbon at a recent horse show.
SEVERAL RESIDENTS SHOW pigs.
CHILDREN’S HOME IN Paragould, Ark., makes extensive use of Extension and 4-H programs. Among those overseeing the residents are Kisha Clayton, left, and Gary Cupp.
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