Thank you Gillian of the Portland Press Herald for a nice write up on Joe Reidy. He has come a long way, thanks to his family, friends, Carlisle staff (including Mabel of course!) and his own unwavering courage. Well done!
Archive for the ‘Press’ Category
Carlisle’s partnership with UNE on was featured in a 207 story on WCSH6 recently.
Watch or read the story here:
Thank you to Tory Ryden and Channel 6 News for putting this piece together! We hope to spread the news about para-equestrian sport opportunities for veterans.
You can also read the article here: http://www.wcsh6.com/life/people/maine-veterans-resources/service-and-sacrifice-horses-key-in-helping-veterans-heal/352410652
Listen to Head of School, Sarah Armentrout speaking with Tory Ryden on Positively Maine Podcast.
You can also view or listen on their website:
Carlisle Academy has received a federal grant of $52,100 from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Adaptive Sports Program. This grant was awarded in partnership with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH) to increase and expand para‐equestrian sport opportunities to disabled veterans and their coaches at the community, regional, and national levels.
Great Young Rider Para-Dressage camp this week! International Paralympic Coach Clive Milkins put everyone through their paces and all riders made great progress. Many thanks to Becky Reno, Annie Peavy, and Mary Jordan for visting with the young athletss to share their experience on the high-performance para-dressage journey. All riders are inspired to do more!
Watch the WCSH Channel 6 feature on the camp below.
Carlisle Academy is proud to be named one of the first USEF/USPEA National Para-Equestrian Dressage Centers of Excellence!
Read more about it here: http://uspea.org/may-5-2016-usefuspea-names-para-equestrian-dressage-centers-of-excellence
Our Therapy & Adaptive Program Director Susan Grant was recently on MPBN’s Maine Calling Radio show. Sue answered some tough questions about hippotherapy.
In case some of you missed it and the video clip promoting the show, here it is again. http://news.mpbn.net/post/animal-assisted-therapy Thanks to our therapists Janet Smaldone and Rebecca Henry for their parts as well.
This is a nice piece by the Portland Press Herald and writer Susan Kimball – and a great tribute to this program and the powerful impact of equine-assisted therapies.
Read the article here:
“This Fall 2014, Sarah Chappell Armentrout was elected to the USEF Para- Equestrian High Performance Committee.” Read the full press release by Lindsay Y. McCall on USPEA’s website.
A huge thanks to Shannon Moss and all the wonderful folks at WLOB 1310AM in Westbrook for the talk radio session to get the word out about Carlisle Academy Integrative Equine Therapy & Sports LLC and our philanthropic partner Carlisle Charitable Foundation. Also features a nice plug for the Cowboy Ball coming up July 19th. Shannon Moss will emcee!
In case you missed it, you can listen here.
An Inspiring Interview with a Carlisle Academy Rider
Rebecca Lee has been riding at Carlisle Academy since 2006. A bubbly, positive and determined young woman with the most glorious laugh, Rebecca has made tremendous progress in her riding. Salt Institute for Documentary Studies student Mary Wesley interviewed Rebecca recently, producing this moving interview. Audio File 10000 Tries
Para-Dressage Symposium “A Team Approach” Inspires U.S. Riders & Trainers
The 2013 U.S. Para-Equestrian Dressage Symposium, held at Carlisle Academy in Lyman, Maine, brought riders, trainers, judges and clinicians together for an intensive symposium from May 29 through June 1. Para-Equestrians from Grade 1a to Grade IV came from all corners of the country to receive classroom training, lectures, video training, and live riding lessons. Additionally, there was a “Train the Trainer” program for trainers and regional coaches, and the “SmartPak Coaches Forum”. Expert leaders at the symposium were FEI “O” Judge and Olympic Technical Delegate Hanneke Gerritsen of Holland, Gold medal Great Britain Paralympic coach Clive Milkins, international Dressage rider Catherine Haddad Staller, and former USEF High Performance Dressage Director Gil Merrick.
For the past three years Hanneke Gerritsen has traveled to Lyman as the original education leader. “I think it was a great event, very well organized, and a pleasure for everyone involved. I was delighted to see how the athletes improved in only
Enjoy the latest press on the partnership between Carlisle Academy and Carlisle Charitable Foundation! The full article, “Horse is the source for therapy at Carlisle Academy” by Shelley Wigglesworth was published at Seacoastonline.com.