Trinket, 13 year old Miniature Horse, visits elementary schools each month in the life skills, pre-kindergarten, and alternate behavior classes. She and MaryKay passed rigorous testing to become a Pet Partner Team with the Delta Society, a national organization that advances human health and wellbeing through positive interactions with animals.
Trinket seems to love to socialize with the children, who pet and groom her. MaryKay also plans enriching learning activities
with Trinket. Recently Trinket stepped on a footstool with her front feet to demonstrate "on" and "off" concepts. Another time,
children led Trinket "under" and "over" a pool noodle held by their classmates.
Trinket and MaryKay also accompany the JoyRide Therapeutic Riding Center when they visit Life Skills classes in Magnolia.
Interested Educators are invited to email MaryKay about Trinket's school visits. Trinket currently has a waiting list for