Reese has a genetic disorder known as Phelan-McDermid syndrome. It affects her development most noticeably in her speech and muscle tone. Reese started taking therapeutic riding lessons at Lovelane. Now, seven years later, with confidence and strength, she tells the horse to “go fast please” and sits tall when riding. The bond between Reese and her therapists has built a trusting and heartwarming relationship that pushes Reese to succeed with each challenge.