You can make a real difference in the lives
of people with special-needs by making a financial or in-kind contribution
to Once Upon A HorseÔ. Below are some examples of ways you can help, and
how your gifts might be used. If you have questions or need more
information about any of the opportunities listed below, please contact
You can help in a number of ways with gifts to the program.
You may make a contribution to the program in any amount to be used
wherever we need it most, or you may direct your gift toward something
specific, such as:
Wish List Items
We always need items such as wheel borrows, hay carts,
brooms, hay, horse shoes and horse supplements. We also have
dreams of updating our technology with big-ticket items such as a new
computer, digital camera and video camera. We would be happy to talk with
you on the phone if you have an item to donate or you would like to help
us purchase one.
Farm life and animal care require tractors, trucks, barns, sheds, and fences,
and maintenance and repair work are ongoing. If you would like to find out
about how you can help with a capital project, please contact us.
There is a very simple way you can make a difference that will last beyond your lifetime.
You may name Once Upon A HorseÔ as a beneficiary in your will, on an
insurance policy, or in an individual retirement account.
many other planned giving instruments available such as charitable gift
annuities and charitable remainder trusts that will not only help Once
Upon A Horseâ„¢, but give you tax advantages. Your financial planner can
help you choose the option that is right for
Sponsors play a
significant role in the success of our annual Once Upon A Horse
Benefit Horse Show in the fall and other events throughout the
year. Your support helps put on an event for all ages.
The Once Upon A Horse Benefit Show has classes for all breeds to
compete. The primary goal of the show is to serve the local horse
community while promoting fun, camaraderie and good sportsmanship in
Southern Oregon. We strive to educate, enrich and empower local
riders by providing the valuable experience of competing in higher level
OHA (Oregon Horseman's Association) approved horse
shows. Please contact us for corporate sponsorship and