Golf tournament to benefit horse therapy program

  • Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Barnabas Horse Foundation is holding a Texas Scramble Golf Tournament on Sept. 6, at Wachesaw East Golf Course, 911 Riverwood Dr., Murrells Inlet to help raise support for the foundationís highly successful horse therapy program for abused and traumatized children, women in crisis, and veterans.

The Texas Scramble will be following a typical Texas Scramble format using official USGA rules with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast served. Lunch will available for all players beginning at 11:30 a.m. Tournament awards and prizes will be given out immediately following play.

Registration is $400 per foursome and includes greens fee, cart, golfer gift bag, $20 PGA Superstore gift card, Chick Fil A breakfast, and Loganís lunch. Golfers interested in participating can contact Nancy Thompson, Event Chair, at 843-458-4580.

The Barnabas Horse Foundation was founded in 2012, to provide equine assisted therapy in a safe environment for individuals recovering from trauma and abuse. Their focus is to support and encourage participants seeking emotional growth, self-respect, and the courage to move forward with their lives.

Horses have long been a source of healing. They symbolize strength, yet are very nurturing and intuitive to the needs and emotions of those who enter their lives. Through a structured, interactive participant-horse relationship, the children, women, and veterans at Barnabas will have the opportunity to grow into confident, trusting individuals.

All proceeds from the Texas Scramble will be used to help the Barnabas Foundation continue to provide free equine-assisted therapy for children, women in crisis, and veterans.

For more information on the Barnabas Horse Foundation, please contact Susan McKinney, Founder/President at 843-241-3331, or visit the website at www.BarnabasHorse.org.

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