Rosemary McCormack - October 2021
Started April 2017
Rosemary knew when she retired and had the time; she wanted to give back to the community in some way. With her lifelong love of horses, WindReach was the perfect place to do so.
Rosemary mostly volunteers at the stables where she helps with lessons, grooming and tacking up and any stable chores that need done. She also helps at many special events. Rosemary has a passion for all things equine, lots of energy, and a love of helping people.
When asked what she enjoys about volunteering, Rosemary replies “Seeing the connections made between horse and rider is so rewarding, and the friendships I have made with the wonderful barn staff and volunteers, it’s like a big family. It’s also great to meet and learn from other volunteers from different parts of the farm, during special events.”
During her time at WindReach, Rosemary has learned more patience and compassion, and a deeper understanding of the importance a place like WindReach has on the program participants and their families, much more than she ever imagined.
Recently, Rosemary was watching a rider who hadn’t been to WindReach for some time due to Covid, fall in love with their favourite horse all over again. It was amazing to see!
Rosemary enjoys donating her time in order to feel part of a wonderful community that makes such a difference in people’s lives. “As volunteers we work hard, but get so much more back from all the people we meet and experiences we have,” replies Rosemary.
Thank you, Rosemary, for all that you do at WindReach Farm.
One person CAN make a difference!