Fundraiser set for Norwalk horse group

A non-profit group in Norwalk is gearing up for its annual fundraiser which helps make horseback riding a reality for those who otherwise would not

Wishes for Horses gives kids who can't afford to ride a chance to learn how to care for and ride horses.

Wishes for Horses gives kids who can't afford to ride a chance to learn how to care for and ride horses. (4/13/15)

NORWALK - A non-profit group in Norwalk is gearing up for its annual fundraiser which helps make horseback riding a reality for those who otherwise would not get a chance to do it.

Kathi Meenan runs the organization called Wishes for Horses out of a barn on Richards Avenue.

It gives kids who can't afford to ride, a chance to learn how to care for and ride horses.

Meenan says horseback riding helps with their self esteem, sense of responsibility and respect.

The annual Wishes for Horses fundaiser is next Thursday, April 23 at the Italian Center in Stamford.

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