Dusty Spur Farm, the home of Spur'n Up Hope Inc, was created in 1998 when Lee Williams (owner) and her children moved back to her family farm in Amelia, VA. At that time, God put it on her heart that she needed to use the farm to help at-risk youth. Spur'n Up Hope Inc is a culmination of her prayers, God's plan and her life experiences. It has taken many volunteers and special horses to cultivate this dream into reality. In 2017, Spur'n Up Hope Inc became a 501c3 registered non-profit and now serves at-risk youth and adults. In 2020, Lee became a certified facilitator in Equine Assisted Learning, giving the program a BuildingBlock curriculum to teach life skills using the horses as teachers... This curriculum of objectively driven exercises, facilitates learning life skills through positively reinforced interaction with horses. These exercises are developed to encourage self-esteem and self-confidence through validated, hands-on experiences.
While at the farm the youth and adults will...