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The CHARGE Syndrome Foundation champions the lifelong potential of people with CHARGE syndrome through outreach, education and research.

Profiles in CHARGE

Twelve-year-old Gabriela (Gabi) Gavarret’s love of horses has always been therapeutic for her. She started riding horses when she was three years old in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and started walking a few months later.

“I truly believe that the therapeutic horseback riding was essential to help Gabi strengthen her core and balance so she could start walking by herself when she was three years old,” says her mother, Marina. “It made all the difference.”

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“We travel quite frequently from North Carolina to Cincinnati, Ohio, for Rhett’s medical care. Between gas, food, and lodging, traveling can become very expensive. Our family is so thankful for the Family Medical Travel Assistance grant through the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation. ”

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