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People got together at Sand and Spurs Equestrian Park to enjoy Derby Day. The event raised money to help the U Can Ride program which offers horseback riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities. The event included horseback riding competitions and plenty of activities for children.

“This was a nice and fun event. We offer a program to help disabled people learn to ride horses. They bond with the horses. Horseback riding helps people with disabilities exercise their entire body and improve physically and mentally. And they take care of the horses and improve their self-confidence,” said Sharon Tamayo, of U Can Ride.

Elvis, a horse injured in a recent storm at Sand and Spurs made an appearance. Janice Sheer, the owner of Elvis was glad the horse has recovered.

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