ManeGait in the News

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This week, ManeGait Executive Director, Tricia Nelson along with rider parent, Tricia Lee, rider Bella and Copper made their morning television debut on KTXD.  Take a few minutes to watch this great news story and learn about Bella’s success and growth thanks to her time with the ManeGait horses.

ManeGait Facility Improvements

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With a generous grant from the McKinney Community Development Corporation, ManeGait has been able to make many upgrades and improvements to our facilities. We have paved behind the barn, laid new asphalt for our driveways, and put down decomposed granite to smooth out the area between the barn and the arena. These improvements will allow […]

Many “Firsts” at Chisholm Challenge 2014

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On January 13-15th, ManeGait’s Show Team of 11 riders and 9 horses traveled to Fort Worth for the annual Chisholm Challenge Horse Show. This horse show is for children and adults with disabilities to showcase their equestrian skills in friendly competition and opens the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo at the John Justin Arena. […]

ManeGait Intern Shares Therapeutic Riding with Germany

Patricia Lempart visited ManeGait for the month of September 2013 to take a break from her demanding job in her home country of Germany. Little did she know that instead of a relaxing vacation, ManeGait would give her a renewed excitement for life and for helping those in need. Patricia served as a volunteer in […]

New GaitWay Program has Remodeled Therapy House

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In April, ManeGait was awarded a $15,000 grant from CoServ Electric Co-Op to remodel and stock the GaitWay House for the new GaitWay to the Brain Program. This program, led by licensed speech pathologist, Robin Harwell, incorporates activities for our riders before, during, or after their riding lesson which help to build new pathways in […]

Two New Therapists Arrive to Change Lives

Meet Annie and Woody! These are two new horses to join our herd or therapists at ManeGait. They came to us from Oklahoma and have their therapeutic debut in the upcoming Fall Session. Annie (on the left) is a buckskin mare who is part draft horse. She will be used as a load-bearing horse for […]

ManeGait’s 2nd Annual Run for the Roses Golf Tournament

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Gentle Creek Golf Club in Prosper hosted the 2nd Annual Run for the Roses Golf Tournament on July 15th. The rainy weather didn’t stop any of the 144 area golf enthusiasts from coming out and swinging their clubs in support of ManeGait. The day opened with lunch provided by Ernesto’s and a silent auction of several […]

Riders Compete in State Special Olympics

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State Special Olympics was held in Bryan College Station May 17 and May 18. We sent seven riders and horses to represent ManeGait, and they all performed beautifully! Each of our riders showed great focus in the competition showcasing their skills they’ve learned in the High Five Arena. Every rider had a personal best at […]

3rd Annual Filly Fashion Show

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It was a crisp day at ManeGait for the 3rd annual Filly Fashion Show, but the wind didn’t stop any of the over 350 area ladies and gents from coming out to enjoy the fashion show luncheon, themed Derby Chic, in the High Five Arena. When guests arrived, they were greeted by a couple of […]

5th Annual ManeGait Horse Show

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Saturday, April 20th was a sunny and cool day out in the High Five Arena for ManeGait’s 5th annual Horse Show. Sixteen divisions of 4-6 riders each competed in Equitation and Trail classes. Equitation class requires the riders to walk, trot, and go into 2-point or trail seat depending on ability. Riders were judged on […]