Tara Cipriano, 3, from Garner, gets a friendly nuzzle from Hooah the horse after getting a ride from him courtesy of the N.C. Horse Council, which held a program that gave free 5 minute horse riding lessons on Monday at the Hunt Horse Complex at the NC State Fair. Hooah's owner Chapin Thomas handles him, left.
Tara Cipriano, 3, from Garner, gets a friendly nuzzle from Hooah the horse after getting a ride from him courtesy of the N.C. Horse Council, which held a program that gave free 5 minute horse riding lessons on Monday at the Hunt Horse Complex at the NC State Fair. Hooah's owner Chapin Thomas handles him, left. cseward@newsobserver.com
Tara Cipriano, 3, from Garner, gets a friendly nuzzle from Hooah the horse after getting a ride from him courtesy of the N.C. Horse Council, which held a program that gave free 5 minute horse riding lessons on Monday at the Hunt Horse Complex at the NC State Fair. Hooah's owner Chapin Thomas handles him, left. cseward@newsobserver.com

Free riding lessons at NC State Fair aim to inspire children to get in the saddle

October 20, 2014 04:41 PM

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