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“Ordinary people making An Extraordinary difference”

“How planning today makes A difference Tomorrow

 

The Equestrian Therapy Program offers equine therapy for students with impaired motor function. The movement of horses both relaxes and stimulates unused muscles, building muscle tone and improving co- ordination and balance.

Riding has been proven effective for the treatment of various disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, down syndrome, autism, paralysis, and many other disabilities.

Our instructors receive specialized training and certification, which enables them to provide our students with activities that exercise the spirit, as well as the mind and body.

Why legacy giving?

Remembering The Equestrian Therapy Program in your estate plan:

  • Allows you to make an impact on lives after you are gone.

  • Allows you to express your values and wishes by donating a portion of your estate to causes important to you.

  • Gives comfort to family members who know your values and wishes were honored after your passing.

  • Assures our organization can touch the lives of disabled riders for years to come.

  • Your giving provides life-long benefits for people with disabilities. Horseback riding has proven to relax and stimulate muscles, build muscle tone, and improve coordina- tion and balance for people with Cerebral Palsy, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, down syndrome, autism, paralysis, and other disabilities. For many, our program provides them a chance for improved muscle coordination as well as independence, in- creased self-image and confidence. Your donation to our organization makes a difference in the lives of each and every one of our riders.

How can I leave a Legacy?

Bequests

  • Remember us in your will.

Beneficiaries

  • Remember our organization as a beneficiary of your IRA, annuity, life insurance, or pension plan.

Other planning vehicles

  • Life estate—live in your home for the remainder of your life, and then leave it to our organization upon your passing.
  • Charitable gift annuities— make a donation to our organization and receive an in- come stream back from our organization each year until your passing.

How can I help now?

  • Cash contributions—your cash donations are always appreciated. Donations can be made via credit card on our website or mailed to the address located under contact us.
  • Donations of appreciated stock– your donation of appreciated stock / securities may offer significant tax advantages.

  • Charitable IRA’s—you may receive tax advantages by donating a portion of your annual IRA withdrawal to us.

How can I get help?

Legacy planning can seem overwhelming and complex.

You should contact your attorney and tax advisor to determine how legacy planning may work best for you.

If you do not have a tax advisor or attorney, our organization may be able to refer you to professionals in our area who can assist you with your legacy plans.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

  • Our organization is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation.

  • Your donation may be tax-deductible.

  • Consult your tax advisor to determine how contributions to our organization affect your personal tax situation.

Thank you!

Your generosity guarantees the future of our program and helps riders with disabilities for years to come.

You are appreciated!

 

22532 Bowsher Road • Cridersville, OH 45806 •  PH: 419-657-2700 • Fax: 419-657-2887 • E-mail