Amazing Things are Happening On the Farm at Special Strides

August 5, 2021

We had a picture perfect morning on the farm with Laurie Landy and Susie Rehr of  Special Strides, a non-profit organization devoted to improving the lives of individuals with special needs. With a unique combination of therapy, horses, and the natural environment, individuals achieve goals appropriate for therapy, recreation, and education. Special Strides provides all individuals an opportunity to “improve their lives… one stride at a time” regardless of financial status.

Along with our colleague Tom Ando from OceanFirst Bank, we had a chance to tour the farm, see the program in action, and get up close with the beautiful horses that give so much to the riders. Here’s Laurie and Susie sharing a bit about the impact of their work and the grant they received from OceanFirst…






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