Why Horseback Riding Makes You Feel So, So Good

Why Horseback Riding Makes You Feel So, So Good

Going to the barn has always left me with a peaceful feeling of accomplishment and overall just a good sense of well-being. People who go to the gym and workout on a regular basis understand this feeling well. You just feel so good. On the flip side, when you make...
2020 Riders Up! Capital Campaign

2020 Riders Up! Capital Campaign

As we head into the New Year, we want to kick it off right and what’s better than a 2020 Capital Campaign to raise the funds we need to cover our expenses for the entire year and then some, because…horses. They have a way of breaking things, breaking...
Why Thoroughbreds?

Why Thoroughbreds?

Part of our mission at Riders Up! is that we use Off the Track Thoroughbreds (OTTB) as our lesson horses. You might be wondering what an OTTB is and why do we use them? Johnny Hurricane placing 2nd in his first race. OTTB stands for Off the Track Thoroughbred, which...
3 More Ways to Give

3 More Ways to Give

I try really hard to not make every post here and on social media about donations and how to donate. However, when you’re on an incredibly tight budget like we are, it’s hard not to find more and more ways to obtain the funding to keep things running. The...
Jumping for Joy! We’re Official!

Jumping for Joy! We’re Official!

We’re marking this day on the calendar folks! Lake Fork Stables is officially a 501(c)3 public charity! This week has also been a busy week as we have added 6 new riders to the Riders Up! program. We are so excited to be able to share the joy of riding with...