Veterans Partner with Coyote Hill

Millions of veterans nationwide return home with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and traumatic brain injuries. Recently, the Columbia VA Medical Center partnered with Coyote Hill, in order that veterans could be enriched while working with our horses.
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Foster Care to Forever Family

Katie Perry Harris of COMO Living Magazine wrote a wonderful story about the transformation of one of our former residents, Tiffany Lester. Here are some excerpts, as well as a few photos taken when Tiffany lived at Coyote Hill.
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Arena Summer Employees

“I believe the Vocational Skills Program is all about teaching youth the basics of working, while helping them develop confidence in themselves and their abilities.”
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Managing Bullies

“A BOY AT SCHOOL IS DOING WHAT?!?!” Usually, at Coyote Hill, it is the child who struggles to keep their temper in check. This time, however, I was having a hard time keeping my cool.
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Perspective

A recurring challenge at Coyote Hill is addressing a child’s flawed perspective.
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Perseverance in Overton and in Life

“But Ms. Rebecca – this is haaaaaard.”  It was a whiny tone more appropriate for someone vastly younger. I had to decide if I was ready to address this bad attitude and resulting power struggle or not.
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Fidget Spinner Dreams

Summers at Coyote Hill are fun, but intense. Lots of running around, swimming, field games, camping, and every other outdoor activity imaginable. As much fun as it is for the kids, sometimes the Home Parents need time to catch their breath so they can jump right on to the next activity.
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Reversing Roles in Overton

Equine Specialist Rebecca Buchholz explains what spring break week looked like for the kids and some willing victims in Overton Arena:
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.