Stacey Ryder has witnessed therapeutic
miracles among the 30 disabled children she teaches.
It's all happened since she started Reins From Above in Clayton
15 months ago.
The miracles include a 4-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who
couldn't hold her head up, much less talk, who now rides head held
high, singing a song.
There's a 5-year-old girl with spina bifida who now has enough
muscle strength and balance to walk with braces. And a 3-year-old
autistic boy who uttered his first word from atop a quarter horse:
But despite its successes, Reins From Above may soon fall victim
to a familiar story in the Triangle.
The original owners of the farm are dead, and the heirs are
selling the land.
When the sale goes through, Reins From Above will need a new
location, most likely by springtime.