The benefit was held for a local resident to help with paying veterinarian expenses for her horse that was shot by an unknown person this past July. An event like this brings the community together for a great cause, and also enables young adults the chance to sharpen their skills in the equine arena.
Personally, this was our first horse event, but I can say that it won't be our last. We haven't had much exposure around horses, even though we live in a rural community. It was inspiring, to say the least, watching these young riders handle these beautiful, massive animals. From an outsiders viewpoint, I witnessed kids and young adults motivating each other in the arena, caring about each other and their horses, and coming together as a community out of love and respect. What a great bunch of families there are here in Knox County.