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Mandan Rodeo Days will hold its second Remarkable Kids Rodeo at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, at the Mandan Horse & Saddle Club Arena on the grounds of Dacotah Centennial Park.

Remarkable children ages 5 to 12, with special needs, are invited to participate free of charge in Mandan Rodeo Days’ Remarkable Kids Rodeo.

The event allows remarkable kids to taste the cowboy lifestyle by participating in rodeo activities tailored to their individual needs.

The event is coordinated and hosted by Brittany Schock, a native of Mandan who graduated from Mandan High School in 2008 and reigned as Miss Rodeo Mandan in 2010.

Schock is now an occupational therapist who graduated from the University of Mary. She has learned hippotherapy (occupational, physical and speech therapy using horses) in Minnesota and in Arizona.

She has learned hippotherapy (occupational, physical and speech therapy using horses) in Minnesota and in Arizona.

She recently completed the Level One treatment certification by the American Hippotherapy Association. H.I.P.P Kids Therapy is the realization of Schock’s lifelong dream to work with kids and horses.

 Activities include:

  • stick horse barrel  racing
  • riding a stationary bull
  • learning to rope
  • meeting Rodeo Queens
  • untying a ribbon from a goat’s tail
  • riding a real horse
  • meeting rodeo clowns
  • hands-on activities with animals

 

All contestants will receive prizes and a FREE ticket to the July 2nd, 7:30 p.m., PRCA Rodeo performance.

Participation is limited to 30 remarkable kids and those wanting to participate must register by June 14, 2017. Contact Brittany Schock for inquiries and registration at 701-220-9310 or hippkidstherapy@gmail.com.

Participants and volunteers at the inaugural Remarkable Kids Rodeo in 2016 pause for a group photo.

All ages are invited to attend and spectators are welcome. The Remarkable Kids Rodeo is sponsored by H.I.P.P Kids Therapy, Red Door Pediatric Therapy,  Paradise Screen Printing, A.L. Wagner Family Chiropractic, DQ Grill & Chill in Mandan, Western Unlimited and Jones Physical Therapy.

To get all the up-to-date information on the event, like Mandan Rodeo Days Remarkable Kids Rodeo on facebook.

 








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