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Riders Up! 2020 Annual Report

Riders Up! 2020 Annual Report

Our Riders Up! 2020 Annual Report covers programs, our achievements of the year and our goals for 2021.

A Christmas Letter to Our Friends & Donors

A Christmas Letter to Our Friends & Donors

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...

The Story of Zibeth

The Story of Zibeth

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

East Texas Giving Day

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...

Saving Tilodi

Saving Tilodi

I started writing this blog when I'd had Tilodi for a few days. Unfortunately, after having her for two weeks, I've had to make the tough decision to euthanize her. Here's Tilodi's story, because it deserves to be told. One of the core aspects of our mission is to be...

Lake Fork Stables Receives The Paddock Foundation Grant

Lake Fork Stables Receives The Paddock Foundation Grant

Lake Fork Stables is proud to announce that we have received our first grant! The Paddock Foundation has provided us with a $1500 grant to go towards remodeling the tack and feed room, veterinary care and marketing material. The Paddock Foundation's mission is to...

Introducing Horse Sense Equine Therapy Retreats!

Introducing Horse Sense Equine Therapy Retreats!

While we love reaching out to our local community, we know that there are many more families and children throughout the state and the country that need a break, need some horse therapy and would love a healing and relaxing retreat! We are proud to introduce our Horse...

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...

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