Gabby’s Sanctuary ARK owes many thanks to the people who sponsored and participated in our first Help-A-Horse Month event:
- 4Shepherds Horsemanship for demonstrating groundwork with our horses, Billie Jean and Gracie.
Andre & Billie Jean
- H. Wayne Kirk, President and Founder of the Texas Horse Park at the Trinity for making it possible for us to use their arena for the event.
- Scott Jones, board member of Texas Horse Park, for working with us to arrange the event at the arena.
Scott Jones (standing), H. Wayne Kirk, and Terry Wade-Ottley
- The 7th & 8th grade Jazz Band from DeSoto McCowan Middle School for performing.
DeSoto McCowan Middle School Jazz Band
- Tyson Sports Autographed Memorabilia for setting up and manning the silent auction.
- Camille and Charles Caldwell for allowing us to use Gracie for horseback rides.
Camille Caldwell on Gracie
After Andre Taylor from 4Shepherds Horsemanship demonstrated how to work a horse and get them to work with you, everyone in attendance was given the opportunity to ride Gracie or Jett, one of the Texas Horse Park’s horses, and interact with the horses.
Please join us for the rest of our Help-A-Horse events:
- April 22, 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Line Dancing lesson, Dancing for Dollars and The Spoken Word contests ($5 admission)
- April 23 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Overton Brooks presents a demo and groundwork training ($25 registration)
- Virtual Feed Store – Help a horse with online donations at Gabby’s Sanctuary ARK’s Virtual Feed store.
Events will be held at the Rollin’ C Ranch, 1916 N. Westmoreland Rd., DeSoto, TX (between Danieldale Rd. and Wintergreen Rd.).