The Guilfordian

Horsepower: organization changes lives one ride at a time

Horsepower volunteers guide a rider and his horse. Horsepower’s mission is to increase the quality of life for people with life challenges through equine-related activities.// Photo by Abigail Abantohollans/The Guilfordian
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,...

The Henkels’ experience

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...

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Accessibility on campus needs improvement
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...

Has the American dream become disabled?

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...

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