The Guilfordian

Horsepower: organization changes lives one ride at a time

Horsepower: organization changes lives one ride at a time

Yunah Kim, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“(Watching) every child ... get on the horse becomes your favorite memory because you watch how they respond and how they come to life,” said volunteer Jan Byrd. Located in Colfax, North Carolina, Horsepower Therapeutic Learning Center is a nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic horseback...

The Henkels’ experience

Abigail AbantoHollans, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“Blake has been at Horsepower for about 14 years,” said Allen Henkel, whose son, Blake, takes riding classes at Horsepower. Horsepower Therapeutic Learning Center has many different programs to help individuals of all ages, both with and without disabilities, to interact with and ride horses....

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Guilford College emphasizes understanding and accommodation for all kinds of students from all kinds of circumstances. This has, over the past few years, come to include students with disabilities more than ever before. Though there is still much work to be done, Guilford is currently doing a lot to...

Has the American dream become disabled?

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer

November 2, 2012

In 1931, James Truslow Adams, a popular historian, coined the phrase “American dream” in his book “The Epic of America.”  He defined America's dream as a better, richer and happier life for all our citizens. For Americans with disabilities, however, achieving this dream is nearly impossib...