Our Wish List

 

 

 

We are in constant need of items for our horses, our lessons, our students and more. Even the smallest item makes a huge difference. Please consider purchasing and donating items from our Wish List below:

General Wishing:

  • Amazon Wish List:

    • Water to hydrate our volunteers and riders

    • Facilities equipment including wheelbarrows for cleaning manure and hauling hay.

    • Emergency kits including AED, first aid, eye wash & pressurized water extinguisher for hay fires.

    • Office equipment including ID badges, hand sanitizer, Lysol & Kleenex

    • Bitless Bridles called side pulls which are used in daily adaptive riding lessons.  Each horse needs their own; they currently share.

    • Gift Cards

  • Horse Necessities:​

    • 4'x6' rubber stall mats (8 needed) to protect the horses feet while standing on concrete surfaces.

  • Wish List at Dover Saddlery​:

    • New riding helmets, ASTM-SEI certified

    • Bridles for training and advanced riding lessons.

    • Rainbow reins are an essential to riding lessons; ours have worn out.

    • Fly spray to keep all those pesky flies from irritating the horses.

    • Grain pans for feeding the horses

    • Equine first aid kit

  • Wish List at SmartPak:

    • Supplements to keep the horses feeling great & performing at their best.

    • Shampoo & conditioner to keep our horses healthy & happy.

  • Gift cards to nurseries such as Job's NurseryBeaver Bark.

    • Trees to plant for shade (willow trees, birch, aspen, hemlock)

    • Bark ground cover

  • Gift cards to feed stores such as Bleyhl Co-OpRanch & Home.

    • for grain & soy to maintain a healthy herd​

  • Gift cards to hardware stores such as Lowe's & Home Depot.

    • for lumbar and hardware to build fences, shelters, repair sprinkles, etc.​

 

Big Items We Dream About:

  • Covered Arena (to allow for year around services in order to better serve our community). Approximate cost: $150,000.

  • Horse shelters (18 needed) to provide safe shelter for our four-legged therapists.  Approximate cost: $90,000.

  • Sensory trail additions: bridge, walking path, trees

  • Dust-free Arena Footing (such as Perfect Rubber MulchProStride or ESI Footing)  to protect our riders with fragile respiratory systems.  The rubber mulch footing also protects our horses' joints and allows the horses to be exercised during the winter as the rubber mulch footing does not freeze.

  • SureHands therapeutic mechanical lift safely transfers riders on and off their horse who without a lift may not have been able to experience equine therapy.  Approximate cost: $10,000.

  • Shaded Family Waiting Area

  • Registration Center with admin office & treatment room

  • O2 Composting System to reduce waste, provider fertilizer to local growers, and be green!  Approximate cost: $8,000.

  • Tractor & arena drag

  • Truck to pull horse trailer.

Have an item to donate?  Or a connection that we can contact?  Message us below.

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