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The Quest for the Equestrian Trophy

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The Colts
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During the challenge, the Colts were quick the buzzer and accurate with their answers.
The Fillies
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The Fillies were confident in their answers - making only a few errors during the challenge.
Trophy Winners
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The Colts trotted off as champions of the Equestrian Bowl for a second straight year.
Washington, CT - In a Jeopardy-style event, two teams of horse-savvy students competed for the Glenholme Equestrian Trophy during the Second Annual Equestrian Knowledge Bowl on March 1, 2012. This fast-paced, 50-minute, beat-the-buzzer competition challenged the teams to correctly answer each question in front of an enthusiastic audience of students and staff within a mere 20-second time frame.

While the Fillies were confident in their answers - making only a few errors during the challenge, the Colts were quick to the buzzer - a distinct advantage in such a fast paced race. After an impressive display of knowledge by both teams, the Colts trotted off as champions for the second straight year. They will be honored with a special display in the Glenholme Horse Barn, next to the prized Equestrian Trophy.

Team building events, such as the Equestrian Knowledge Bowl, foster confidence, improved self-esteem, and sportsmanship amongst peers and staff. The next quest for the Equestrian Trophy promises to be another exciting competition!

The Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school for young people diagnosed with Asperger's, ADHD, PDD, OCD, Tourette's, depression, anxiety and variouslearning differences. The program provides a treatment milieu designed to build competence socially and academically. Our learning environment supports and enhances the ability for young people with special needs to succeed. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/. Devereux Connecticut.
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The Glenholme School is accredited as an independent boarding school for children with special needs by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, with diploma granting privileges. Glenholme is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, licensed by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, and approved by the Connecticut Board of Education, New Jersey Department of Education, California Department of Education, and the New York State Education Department.The Glenholme School, 81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington, Connecticut 06793, phone: 860-868-7377, fax: 860-868-7894, email: info@theglenholmeschool.org

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