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From left, Eileen Lavelle, Olivia Taylor, Josslyn Marrion, Patti Towlsey (walking in the back) and Claire Dudley demonstrating an assisted walk at the 2015 NVTRP “Ride to Thrive Polo Classic” fundraiser.

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Clifton: Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program to hold tenth Polo Classic fundraiser

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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