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2 Kansas women start therapeutic horseback riding nonprofit


November 11, 2018

OLPE, Kan. (AP) — Two women in eastern Kansas are starting a therapeutic horseback riding initiative for veterans, individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder and community members who want to learn how to ride.

Erin Norton and Misty Williams recently registered their nonprofit, Hearts n Hooves of the Flint Hills, the Emporia Gazette reported. The nonprofit owns about eight horses, including several rescues.

They're applying for grants and hope to raise about $600,000 to go toward hiring a licensed therapist, purchasing land and constructing facilities. Norton and Williams aim to buil...

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