ABILENE, TX. — Camp Able has always been a family affair, but it was until 2014 that they became a nonprofit organization to help children with disabilities in the Big Country.
"I've seen so many kids thrive from being here, kids that were maybe mute at one point in time and now talking in small words," says cam therapeutic riding instructor, Jessica Scherry.
Equine therapy is the practice that the camp prides itself in, by becoming that helping hand a child needs. Apart from being a camp that enhances life skills, it is a sanctuary for horses.
"Sometimes its scary for certain horses, but when they get here its a safe haven for them," says camp volunteer executive director, Lota Zoth.
The camp recently adopted two horses, Galileo and Blackie, in hopes to continue their mission in the Big Country.