Colella has experience as a personal trainer, and when she isn't spending 30 to 35 hours a week with From the Ground Up, she works at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists.
Colella moved to Pennsylvania in 1997 where she volunteered at a nearby therapeutic riding center.
When she moved back to Central New York, she said, "I liked it so much, I didn't want to be without it."
From the Ground Up is a member of the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, is the official equestrian training site for Special Olympics in the region, is host of the Independence Open Horse Show for Riders of All Abilities and is a member of the New York Farm Bureau.
Rider registration packets can be easily printed from our website at ftguhorses.org. For more information, visit the Web site, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 655-8943.