Horses for All
Our mission to provide access to horses for all kids. From the single mother on a fixed income to the autistic child in need of equine assisted therapy to the military or foster child that needs a “constant” in life. We are here for them all.
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About Our Charity
Free Riding Lessons
We provide free riding lessons for low income and autistic children.
We offer half price riding lessons for military and foster children.
Paid Riding Lessons
Our paid lesson program is $150 per month for 4 private lessons. Paid lessons support our programs as well.
Horse Boy Inspired Retreats
We provide Horse Sense Equine Therapy retreats for families on a scholarship basis.
We provide second careers for Thoroughbred racehorses and use them as lesson horses in our programs.
Sponsor a Child
Sponsor a child and change a life. Sponsoring a child ensures that they receive lessons on a weekly basis. When you sponsor a child, you will be provided with information about that child and will receive updates on their progress.
Riders Up! follows a curriculum that allows riders to build on their skills and receive awards for each level they master.
Our Riders Up! 2020 Annual Report covers programs, our achievements of the year and our goals for 2021.
All Current Campaigns
Riders Up! at Lake Fork Stables exists to help local families by providing free and reduced rate riding lessons to low income, autistic, military, and foster kids. Who knew at the beginning of the year we would be starting a charity in the midst of a pandemic. Because...
Near the end of January, a friend, Nicole, found two Thoroughbreds at an auction near Houston. They were able to bid and save the gelding, but the little mare slipped through. Her name was Zibeth. While they were loading, the saw her being pushed through the cattle...
East Texas Giving Day is April 28th and represents a day of giving specifically for the East Texas area. We are excited to be participating in this 18-hour online event. Early giving has begun donors are encouraged to start making donations now at...
We offer a variety of services at Lake Fork Stables to support our programs. These services help to provide revenue so we can continue doing our work to create opportunities for local children.
Horseback Riding Excursions
Book a horseback riding excursion and support our programs.
Our JoyRide equestrian membership program is a paid lesson service supporting our programs.
Our Winter and Spring Break Day Camps provide activities for children while they are out of school. These day camps cover horsemanship basics, include games, crafts, and other fun activities.
Book a birthday party and support our kids!
Horse boarding is offered on a limited basis for riders in a lesson program.
Virtual Horse Show
Join our virtual horse show group! Compete and win prizes!
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Horse Sense Equine Therapy Retreats
Provided on a sponsorship basis, recipients of our Horse Sense Equine Therapy Retreats enjoy 3 days and 2 nights at Stable View Cottages. They receive up to 4 hours of Horse Boy Inspired equine assisted therapy sessions, souvenir t-shirts and more.
Donate now to help us fund Monica’s Horse Sense Equine Therapy Retreat. Monica is a 16 year old girl on the autism spectrum that lives in an area where there are no therapeutic facilities and her family has been unable to get their doctor to help locate a program.
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