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From left, Peter Colòn, Nicole Bass, Patti Towsley and Sarah Maceyak assist César Dulanto in mounting a horse at the 2015 Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program Ride to Thrive fundraiser.

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Once a week for the last seven years, César Dulanto of Lake Ridge, Va. has come to Clifton to trade his wheelchair for a saddle. Dulanto, 13, has been been wheelchair-bound since the age of two with cerebral palsy. He used to have difficulty just sitting up in a chair. And, he said, “I used to be so shy.”

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