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Jan. 17, 2007

Bit By Bit Holds Volunteer Training

The Bit by Bit Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program at Rogers State University will hold volunteer training sessions on Tuesday Jan. 23, at the RSU Equestrian Center.

All volunteers, both new and returning, are required to attend one of the training sessions, said Linda Barron, Bit by Bit program director. rector.

Weather permitting, the sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the RSU Equestrian Center, located at 16544 South Highway 169 (five miles south of Oologah on the northwest side of the highway.)

The RSU Bit By Bit program promotes physical and mental health through horseback riding for children and adults with disabilities. The riding sessions and other therapeutic interactions with the horses help improve balance, walking, language and cognitive skills for participating clients.

Please contact the Bit By Bit office at 343-7849 if you have any questions about the sessions or training requirements.