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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 other...

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 these...

Riders Up! Bake Sale

Riders Up! Bake Sale

Join us at Tractor Supply in Sulphur Springs Saturday, November 9th for a Bake Sale Fundraiser! We will have lots of delicious baked goods as well as other items for sale including Riders Up! t-shirts, keychains, and wristbands.

No Stirrup November Challenge

No Stirrup November Challenge

Oh, No Stirrup November. So many riders despise you throughout the month, but oh how their riding position improves! If you are routinely challenged by your riding instructor or yourself to ride with no stirrups in November, do it for a cause this year! By...

Project Cinnamon: Week 1

Project Cinnamon: Week 1

A Little Background I acquired Cinnamon back in February 2019, as she was going to be the perfect lesson and trail horse. The man I got her from had ridden her all over Mexia, Texas, taking her down the county roads and even highways. She'd been to town and through...

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