The Winton Woods Riding Center changes lives. You may hear that a lot from the folks who work and volunteer there, and it is true. My story begins about seven years ago when I signed up to be a volunteer for the park district. I wanted to work with animals; specifically horses since I have […]

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October’s volunteer of the month is Lauren Obermeyer! Lauren is a long-time student of the Winton Woods Riding Center, riding in both the English and Western disciplines. She is currently riding cross rails, contesting and working on her horsemanship in our conversation equus class. When Lauren turned 14 she became a volunteer and is happy […]

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Joanne Tindall is June’s Volunteer of the Month! Joanne has been volunteering at Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) since early spring. She’s been a huge help to the Tuesday night Special Olympics class and has also assisted with the jump crew at the open schooling horse shows. Joanne is a dedicated helper and always ready […]

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A priceless pony named Dumplin’ brought immeasurable joy to literally thousands of  people in Hamilton County. Soft and fluffy, she stood perfectly still while fingers explored the depths of her downy coat and hands young and old learned to love and trust. She taught new riders to think ahead and pay attention, always with a […]

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Congratulations to Del Pickett, Volunteer of the Month for May! Del has been volunteering with the Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC) for almost 2½ years and is happy to jump in where ever he is needed. Del has been very dedicated to the Special Riders Program (SRP) and has made a great connection with his […]

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April’s Volunteer of the Month is Katie Dietsch. Katie has been a long-time student of the Winton Woods Riding Center (WWRC). Currently, Katie has been focusing on Contesting and competes at the schooling horse shows in the Open Division. As soon as Katie was old enough, she signed up to be a volunteer. She now […]

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