As a high school student, Barbara volunteered in Elsie’s backyard and fell in love with how positive the program is for the students who ride. She continued to volunteer for Lovelane during college. Barbara became one of our instructors in 2012 after graduating from The University of Vermont with a degree in Communication Sciences. She is currently a certified Massachusetts riding instructor and a certified Occupational Therapist (MS/OTR/L). Barbara loves to see the positive impact riding has for her students. She feels lucky to be a part of the Lovelane community which allows students to improve in an environment where they don’t feel different. When she’s teaching, Barbara likes to take her students on our sensory trail because she’s able to connect and learn more about her students through conversation.