Rising Tide riders earn ribbons at Special Olympics

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Back row left to right Diamond Vanderhoop, Ashleigh Plante, Sue Peltier, Andres Sanchez-Roa, Kara Thibodeau, Brianna Sosa, Celeste Ewing, DJ Baptiste, Chris Arenburg Front row left to right: Amanda Kram, Jamie Rivard, Maggie Bernard, Connor McGrath, Channing Hagerty —Photo courtesy Kara Thibodeau

On Sunday, Sept. 21, Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center, based in West Tisbury, took nine riders and two horses to the Equestrian Special Olympics at Smithfield Farm in Falmouth. All riders earned ribbons and medals. This is the second year Rising Tide has participated in the event.

For more information about the therapeutic horseback-riding program, visit risingtidetec.org.