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Spurs & Spokes ends 27-year run Therapeutic riding program helped 250 disabled youth

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WENATCHEE — For 27 years, Melodee Hanson has watched mentally and physically challenged youth and young adults grow in self-confidence on the back of a horse.

“I’ve seen some really great things happen to kids,” she said of the Spurs & Spokes 4-H program, now ended after helping perhaps 250 young people in the past 27 years. “Riding a horse builds muscle and gives balance.

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