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March 29, 2023 in Events, Uncategorized

Walk On: The Early Years at Giant Steps

This is a special year for Giant Steps as it is our 25th Anniversary year. It’s almost impossible to believe that what started as a backyard project has grown into…
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November 29, 2022 in Uncategorized

The Story of Lachlan and a Horse

It seems appropriate to share the story of Lachlan as Thanksgiving and Christmas are among his favorite things in life. A very social boy, Lachlan runs to each relative to…
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November 3, 2022 in Uncategorized

Giant Steps Serves as Host Site for Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop

Giant Steps Serves as Host Site for Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning Workshop Giant Steps partnered with PATH Intl (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) to offer an Equine…
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April 5, 2022 in At the barn

April is Horse Heaven on Earth Month @ Giant Steps

Scarlet Set your eyes on this chestnut beauty. Above, we captured Scarlet's childhood in an oldie but goodie photo while also sharing how she has grown into a stunning adult…
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November 29, 2021 in Uncategorized

Then and Now… Always Taking Giant Steps

By Amy Brasil When I was 14 years old my mother read an article in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat about a new nonprofit that was looking for volunteers. A…
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June 29, 2021 in Board of Directors

Board of Directors Update

At this time of year, I am reminded of the Semisonic lyric, “every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end” as we see long-time board members rotate off the…
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March 24, 2021 in fundraising

Planned Giving with Giant Steps

Periodically, someone will ask about including Giant Steps in their estate planning, and we are always honored by the thought. The reality is that over the past eight years, Giant…
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February 25, 2021 in At the barn, Horses

What Makes a Good Therapy Horse?

I was recently asked what we look for in a therapy horse. Great question! There are some specifics we look for depending on our current needs at the barn at…
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November 24, 2020 in Board of Directors, Food for thought, Giant Steps Rider, Horses, Volunteer

Giving Thanks at Giant Steps

It has been a bumpy year, but the team at Giant Steps has many blessings to count during this season of giving thanks. We wanted to share them with you…
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May 29, 2020 in At the barn

Reopening at Giant Steps

Now that the Sonoma County Shelter In Place (SIP) orders are being loosened, we are ready to move forward with our phased reopening. Here is an overview of the phases.…
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