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Beyond Limits Riding Blog

Browse our blog below to read more about who we are, what we do, and the people we’ve helped along the way!

An Interview with Kristen and Kristina “We Love to see the Smiles on their Faces” by Betty Boyd

Kristen and Kristina are the eptiomony of true leadership as riding instructors for Beyond Limits Therapeutic Riding. These young ladies are positive role models for the riders they teach, and their passion for what they do is contagious! Both of them are truly fond of riders they instruct, from rowdy 5 year olds, to the mature 65 year olds. Their true goal is for everyone, regardless of their presumed ability, is to achieve. “It’s the little things that make the riders feel accomplished”, relates Kristina. “I love the progress of the riders, and take joy in their joy!”, Kristen [...]

The Next Chapter

By Betty Boyd Jeb served in the Army for 12 years and retired as a Sgt. First Class in 2015. He had several deployments from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Kuwait doing Explosive Ordnance Disposal. Jeb said that “he was in his element, by keeping people safe.” After his last deployment, family life changed, and Jeb became more anxious. He eventually divorced and moved to Georgia. Even with the move, Jeb’s anxiety did not subside. He found Beyond Limits and has been with them for 3 years. He started as a volunteer and over time Jeb’s anxiety has greatly diminished. Jeb loves [...]

The Strength Within

                                           By Betty Boyd   Andrew has great courage and strength that he exudes each day. From birth, the now ten-year-old, was diagnosed with moderate to severe hearing loss, as well as the trials that come along with having autism. Even though there are struggles that come with his diagnosis, Andrew wants to do and be more than the box they seem to put him in. At school, he loves to take attendance for his class, [...]

The Golden Heart  

                                              By Betty Boyd Joseph has a “golden heart”, according to his mom. He had to ride a horse, that he had never been on and was still able to go for the gold! His confidence was at such a level that he was able to win a gold medal in Showmanship at a recent Special Olympics 3-day equestrian event. Joseph, a young adult, has Cerebral Palsy (CP), but this has not stopped him from living his [...]

An Interview with Dr. Ira Adams   

By Betty Boyd                                                                                                                              Dr. Ira Adams specializes in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine/Pediatrics at Emory University Hospital. She also is a teaching Professor and is associated with the Medical Development Progress Clinic. A broad definition of Cerebral Palsy is that CP [...]

The Inner Light

The Inner Light  by Betty Boyd Kathy Davidson has an inner light that is bright as a sunrise. She expresses an internal glow that is hard to beat. She has had multiple sclerosis (MS) since 1991, but you wouldn’t know it. The most common symptoms of MS are tingling, numbness, loss of balance, weakness in one or more limbs and blurred or double vision. Her prognosis was very grim, and Kathy knew there was a long road ahead. Picking herself up, finding a great specialist that aided in the fight. There is no cure for MS, and at times [...]