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February 2007 Honduras Mission Trip

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February 2007 Mission Trip

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2007
 Honduras Horsemanhip Misison Trip...
Another Great Success
 thanks to our sponsors!
Look for your sponsored
 SVPA Mission Team Member
and the many
 Orphanage Emmanuel children 
that were touched by your support.
 

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Preparing for Classes

Brant gets caught praying on the job!
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Brant's first project is to get Pharoah (his favorite horse) ready for the children once again!

Then Abby, Olivia and Sheily
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get the stalls clean.

Ron also gets in on the task
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of cleaning stalls

Ms. Tammy and Olivia work with a
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student grooming a horse

Hannah removes ticks from one
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of the farm horses

Abby, Sheily and one of the
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students groom a horse

Alex makes out the
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lesson schedule

   Cool

Brant prepares to teach lessons
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using Bible scriptures

Hannah grooms another one
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of the horses

Konnor hauls shavings
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back to the stalls

Olivia sweeps the barn
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hallway

Hannah works on grooming
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another horse

Now Abby starts to retrain the horses.
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This is a task for all the workers.

Olivia rides one of the
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farm horses

Ron, Konnor, Olman and Bryce
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take a lap around the ring

Hannah works on this mount
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Bryce takes his mount for a walk while
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Issac, Olman and Mr. Chris fix the fence

Abby works her mount
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in the trot

Ms. Tammy instructs the group
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on the finer points of riding

Here Isaac and Bryce
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work on the tackroom

Classes Begin

Abby starts teaching one of
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the students how to lead a horse

Brant heads to the ring
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with this student

Olivia shows two of the girls
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how to put a bridle on

Alex helps two of the girls
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tack the horse up

Alex gets a hug from one
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of the girls

Konnor helps some students
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tacking up this horse

Here one of the boys gets
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ready to saddle the horse

The children give the horses
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a little snack

Ron teaches one of the boys
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how to clean a horses hoof

Ms Tammy teaches a boy the
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proper way to pick up a leg

Alex shows one of the girls
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how to use a curry comb

Olivia helps with grooming
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one of the horses

Brant shows one of the missionaries
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child one of the horses

Konnor works with two
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of the children

Two of the younger children
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get a lesson from Brant

Here Brant shows a group of kids
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how to trim a horses hoof

Alex helps some of the girls
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improve their grooming skills

Here Brant conducts a question
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and answer session for the children

Abby gives a helping hand
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to one of the kids

Here Brant conducts a
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group Bible lesson

Hannah works on some of
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her own school work

Konnor also works on some
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of his school work

Brant, Olivia and Ron take a
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break after a long day

 

Time to Mount Up

Hey, hey the gangs all here.
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Lets start by touching our toes.

Alex helps this student touch
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Grumpy's head

Olivia teaches one of the students
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how to hold the reins

Ron works with this student by
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showing her how to turn Grumpy

Ms. Tammy teaches this little girl how to
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get better control of her mount Grumpy

Buckle that helment
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remember, safety first

How many times do they
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want me to touch my toes?

I promise the horn on
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that saddle will not blow

Hannah helps this student
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during the group lesson

No it's not time to eat yet
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it's time to ride

Olivia applauds this girl on her
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"Spreading the Gospel" exercise

Ms. Tammy and the gang teach the
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children how to maintain balance

Other work on the Farm

The workers get a lesson
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on how a tractor works

Konnor sees what it feels
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like to sit on 45 horses

Bryce, Isaac and Konnor survey
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their handy work

Isaac and Olman install a
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new fence post

Brant and Ron have a little fun
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while looking for a broken water line

Bryce, Olman, Konnor and Mr. Chris
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add a new section of water line

Isaac gets caught up in his
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work with the cattle chute

Alex meets some of the team
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members at the swine house

Olivia and Ron look over
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some of the pigletts

Konnor gets up close
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with a new friend

Bryce wants to know if he can
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bring this one home

Did someone ring the dinner bell?
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Nothing like a mothers love

Loving and Serving the Children

After church service Olivia takes
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time to meet with three sisters

Ms. Tammy chops up some of the
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vegetables with a machete

Ms. Tammy draws a picture of
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a horse for some of the girls

Alex shares a hug with one of the girls.
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This is a true Kodak moment.

Alex, Olivia and Sheily helped out
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in the kitchen almost everyday

Brant and one of the girls spend
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some time together after church

Alex and some of her
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new friends get together

You just can't beat the
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smell of donuts cooking

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Outside the Orphanage

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