Give STL Day earlier this month, was an important day for Ride On St. Louis and many other St. Louis nonprofits. Your support through prayers or financial donations keep our services available and horses healthy. We work to keep costs low or nonexistent, as many participants have expensive, ongoing medical, therapeutic, pharmaceutical, respite and caregiver expenses. This year, $6,174 was donated to Ride On St. Louis for Give STL Day, which will help cover program expenses fo
We are incredibility blessed by God to be able to share our beautiful horses with people in need. This year, we will serve over 200 children and adults through in-person and virtual equine assisted services, at no cost to them. This is one reason why your support is vital. In order to continue to serve and uplift those in the St. Louis area, we are participating in Give STL Day, happening on May 6, 2021. We know not everyone is able to make a financial donation; but if you ar
We Can All Do So Much More Together Than We Ever Can Alone You matter to Ride On St. Louis. Whether you've known us since the beginning 22 years ago or you're thinking about getting involved today, because of our friends like you we can do great things for humans (and horses). Even though our group activities, including our biggest fundraiser Nag's Head Trivia, have been postponed due to the current situation, our horses still rely on us every day, twice a day to make sure th
"I am Marita Wassman Director and of Ride On St. Louis. My husband and I founded the organization in 1998. Because everyone watching this is such an important part of Ride On St. Louis, I want to provide this update to keep us connected socially while we remain physically apart. "Over the past year, our center has been working towards relocating to a flood-free forever home. The project continues to move forward during this time, and involves many outside parties, processes,
A brain tumor and series of strokes changed Deana's life. At Ride On St. Louis, through our new Barn Buddies program, we are working on changing Deana's life for the better. Please consider a gift on Give STL Day, May 1st 2019, to help make a real difference. Pledge your gift at www.givestlday.org/rideonstl "[The brain tumor and strokes] caused severe damage to the left side of my brain with memory, focal issues, aphasia, and left severe damage to my right foot... Ride On St.
It's official! Our Barn Buddies program, which began development in 2017 and was followed by a small pilot program, is now a new support offer with Ride On St. Louis. The program is one of seven unique services focusing on achieving specific health and wellness outcomes. The Barn Buddies program is a skills program providing in-depth equine education, hands-on application and accountability for people with disabilities, health-related obstacles or hardships. The program is en
Thank you to all those who have become a hero today by supporting the work of Ride On St. Louis on Give STL Day! There's still time to make a huge impact on a child, adult or veteran living with a disability. Every gift regardless of the amount goes towards changing a life. "August 2004 was where my journey began with Ride On St. Louis and a horse named Beau. My then-16-year-old sister (I was 10 at the time) was tragically killed in a car wreck. Shortly after, I came to Ride
Ride On St. Louis is joining hundreds of community foundations for Give STL Day! Donations will be accepted from midnight to midnight on Wednesday, May 2nd. When you choose to give to Ride On St. Louis, you are supporting veterans and children and adults with disabilities as they work towards achieving health and quality of live advancements like taking first steps, developing muscles for bladder control, independent feeding, and tying shoe laces without assistance! Your dona