2019 Platinum Performance
Horse Welfare Awards

Nickname: Shadow
Birth Year: 1996. Gender: Gelding. Breed: Quarter Horse.
Affiliated with RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center

In addition to the information about Shadow, he is kind and takes care of each of his riders with such love. Before becoming a therapeutic horse Shadow was a hunter/jumper. He found that being a therapeutic horse was his calling. As he is now getting older we would love to be able to continue improve his health with the amazing supplements you offer. We want him to continue to provide the amazing care he gives to our riders and athletes. Being a charity it is wonderful to get the opportunity to improve the supplements we provide to our horses.

Relationship of Nominator to Nominee
Shadow is a therapeutic horse at RideAbility Therapeutic Riding Center in Clover, S.C. Shadow is a Special Olympic horse for 7 years. Shadow serves riders with many different amazing abilities. Shadow gives our riders their legs to feel free and do incredible things. When our riders are on his beautiful back the possibilities are endless. Shadow serves 12-15 Olympics athletes a year and serves 14 therapeutic riders a week. This year shadow was nominated at our center as our Olympic Champion bringing home 8 blue ribbons at South Carolina Special Olympics and 6 Gold medals at North Carolina Special Olympics. Shadow is loved by so many riders and he would be honored to win this award he so deserves. -- Wendy Schonfeld

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