'Kids That Come From Her Neighborhood - They Don't Make It': How The Metropolitan Equestrian Team is Changing the Lives of Children in New York City
Ten years ago, Jane DaCosta was facing a major crossroads in her life. She was recently laid off, was a newly single mother of a one-year-old daughter, and had no direction. Sitting on her bed, eyes puffy and bloodshot from crying, an idea popped into Jane's head.
All around the country, US Equestrian members are having a positive impact on horse sports and breeds, as well as on their communities. They're teaching lessons, launching youth and amateur programs, volunteering at competitions, serving on their breeds' boards and committees, and much more.