Nikeela Rides Again

On the afternoon of September the 2nd, Nikeela had won two races and was in the lead for another when the unthinkable happened.  Her mount summersaulted, obliterating her spine leaving her paralyzed from the ribs down.  She also suffered secondary injuries ranging from facial lacerations to a collapsed lung.  It is amazing she survived.

Challenge and adversity have always been a part of Nikeela's life and have forged her into the person we all know and love.  She now faces her greatest challenge yet; the process of relearning how to perform tasks that were once second nature.  The road to recovery will be long and demanding, filled with physical and emotional difficulties.
Today, Nikeela's spirit remains as strong as ever.  It is a true joy to see her familiar spunk and wit emerging again.  With the recent events, we have all been reminded how drastically life can change in an instant. 

We are asking for contributions from those who have been touched or inspired by Nikeela. This fund will be dedicated to the construction of a living space that will eliminate some of the impediments that will be confronting her on a daily basis.  She is tough, she's got this, she's a surviver.  This fund is about creating a space for her to thrive as she takes on this fresh challenge.
  • Thomas Kirchen 
    • $150 
    • 33 mos
  • John & JoReen Givens 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Jennifer Perkins 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 45 mos
  • Donna Brothers 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Tereva Black 
Greenleaf, ID
Nikeela Black Abrams