Project ASTRIDE in Avon recently highlighted its therapeutic horseback riding
program while partnering with the Minnesota Mounted Shooters Association. The event helped make youths’ dreams of riding with cowboys in the Old West a reality. Pictured are (from left): Dale Florek, Clearwater; Shawn Steinbrecher, Milaca, leading PeDee the horse; rider Caiden LaBlanc, Albany and Laurel Theis, Cold Spring.