Horses Bring Healing

It started with a horse, an old house, and three acres of land. Leslie and Sidney Clark felt God wanted them to use it to tell others about the gospel, but they didn't know what that would look like. On a visit to a nearby stable in 2006 Leslie saw a poster offering to train people in equine therapy. While she had been around horses most of her life, she had never worked with people with disabilities. Still she felt she had to find out more: The lessons were free but the facility offering the training was more than 100 miles from her house in rural Ridgeville, S.C. The organization, Rein and Shine, offered to cover Leslie's gas expense. She couldn't say no.

"I told God I didn't know how to do this," Leslie said. "If you want me to work with people with disabilities, I need to be trained."

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