Cherrie Mellott

Riding Instructor - COTA

43510 County Road V

Akron, CO  80720

Katie Burns: 970-554-1577

Cherrie Mellott: 970-768-6294

Cary Solberg:  970-768-3803



Freedom to Cowboy Up is not your typical 9 to 5 operation.  We operate around our clients schedules including evenings and weekends.  We need volunteers to assist with side-walking to assure the safety of our clients.  We also need volunteers to help facilitate with our fundraising events.

REading & Riding

Katie Burns

Riding Instructor, Gymkhana Producer

Hope in Action

We are in need of auction items for our annual dinner & auction.  If you want to donate please contact Katie, Cherrie or Cary.  A special thanks to our sponsors for providing services and products for this coming dinner & auction.  Thanks to Longacre Ranch LLC, Associate Auctioneers of Colorado, Shelbee's Buggy Business,  Zero Zero Brush Meat Processor, and Great Copier Service.

Meet Our Team

Reading & Riding

Literacy Program

Our Mission

Save the Date

Annual Dinner & Auction

Cary Solberg

COTA- Massage Therapist, EMT



June 11, 2016 Freedom to Cowboy Up will be hosting a Reading and Riding day from 9-12.  Only 12 literacy positions are available. The program is open to anyone wishing to enhance reading skills with the help of our 4 legged
friends. Each student, reads to a horse, participates in fun crafts and gets to ride a horse in a gymkhana. Cost is $10 per rider. Contact Katie or Cherrie for more details.  

Our mission is to provide therapeutic riding sessions that will enhance the physical, mental, emotional and social well-being of individuals with special needs through safe equine assisted activities.

About Us

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