Rachel Royston - US
Rachel Royston is the Executive Director of Turning Point Ranch, a PATH International Premier Accredited Therapeutic Horsemanship Center located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Rachel has been a PATH Riding instructor for 8 years and is a PATH Mentor for instructors in training as well as an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning. Rachel is also on the Board of Directors for the Lonestar Therapeutic Equestrian Network which partners with PATH Region 8 leadership. Rachel has been faculty at three international conferences for PATH as well as region conferences, sharing with peers about miniature horse training and mentoring. Growing up on a working ranch in Oklahoma fostered close relationships with her horses and the understanding of what amazing souls they are. Her love for horses led her to the field of therapeutic riding along with a heart for people with special challenges. Caring for her equine partners in service has become a passion that grows each day with a constant effort to learn to serve them better.