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Erin Peterson Fund Golf Tourney is Sept. 24 in Clifton

Westfield High grad Erin Peterson was an18-year-old honor student, with her whole life ahead of her, when she and 31 others died in the April 16, 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech.

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Horses and the People they Help: A Six-Part Series

If you aren't familiar with how horses are helping people, read on.

Horses and the People they Help: A Six-Part Series

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‘I Don't Care If the Horse Poops on Me!’

One mom's commitment to helping her son to get back to therapeutic riding.

"When your child is young and has a diagnosis, you try anything," says Rachel Kirkland.

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Leading by Example

Equine Assisted Learning teaches critical life skills.

"The ability to be aware to have compassion; to be confident, but not arrogant; and to take joy in helping to create someone else's success."

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Talking to Ty

The 21-year-old Paint Gelding is a great listener.

“Everyone gets her. Everyone accepts her. Everyone likes her. And that means a lot, as a parent.”

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Turning Possible into Possibilities

When therapy was needed during quarantine, Sprouts provided a way.

“Riding takes my physical therapy to the next level.”

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Horses as Co-Therapists?

Introducing Equine Assisted Psychotherapy

"I saw these kids coming from foster homes and oftentimes reading their charts, the amount of trauma and neglect [they had experienced] was horrifying. Where do you even start?"

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Horses and the People They Help

If you aren't familiar with how horses are helping people, read on.

Perri Wight Green of McLean was riding horses before she could talk.

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Eddie George to Speak Sept. 16

ASC to Host Heisman winner, NFL great via Zoom.

Heisman Trophy winner and four-time NFL Pro Bowler Eddie George will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 16 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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Great Falls Resident Runs in Virtual Boston Marathon

Luis Narvaez, 46, completed the race in 3 hours and 51 minutes.

On Sunday, Sept. 6, Great Falls resident Luis Narvaez ran in his first-ever Boston Marathon, which was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Great Falls Little League Gears Up For Gameplay

The baseball and softball league is set to proceed with practices and games later this month.

When Julie Ryan broke the news to her children, they were devastated.

Fort Hunt Flag Football for High School Players

The flag football program for kids 13 years and younger is now joined by a high school 7-vs-7 non-contact league for kids 14-to-18 years of age.

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Sunny Day For Alexandria Chamber Golf Classic

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic was held at Springfield Golf and Country Club on Monday, August 17, presented by MGM National Harbor.

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USA Fencing Recognizes Vienna Teen as Bronze Winner

USA Fencing has announced the 2019-20 Regional Recognition Program winners.

Max Scherzer Signs Baseball for Women’s Education Fundraiser

There is an opportunity to own a baseball signed by Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer with “2019 World Series Champs!” and at the same time support women’s and girl’s education.

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