Tina Calanchini

Tina Calanchini

Executive Director Tina began working with Project R.I.D.E. in 2002 as a volunteer. She was intrigued that anyone would be crazy enough to place a child with special needs atop an animal period, let alone a 1200 pound horse. On her first day as a volunteer, all of the...
A Silver Carrot for Evan

A Silver Carrot for Evan

Meet Evan Grijnstein. Evan recently completed a community service project as part of his Bar Mitzvah training. He has been a rider at Project Ride for about 2 years and really loves it! He appreciates all of the volunteers and wanted to find a way to give back to the...
Genell Csik

Genell Csik

Genell Csik, PATH International Certified Riding Instructor Genell fell in love with horses and riding at an early age and never outgrew it. She started taking lessons at 7 and convinced her parents she was serious enough to get her first horse at 8. She spent most of...
Gayle Stowell

Gayle Stowell

Gayle Stowell, PATH International Certified Riding Instructor In 2016, Gayle came to Project R.I.D.E. specifically to receive the training needed to become a Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Once she began training, she fell in love with the program and was determined...