Many of you have expressed interest in supporting us but aren't sure how. Here are specific needs in different areas of this ministry where you can make a difference through a gift of your choosing.
Items with links show our preferred type/brand of item. Items without links we do not need a particular brand. For larger items, please discuss the donation with us so we can plan accordingly.
If you'd like, you may also send a monetary donation for one or more of the items listed below. Just designate on your check what item(s) you would like us to purchase with it.
Thank you for your continued support of Take Heart!
Empowering individuals and families to find
hope, healing, and wholeness
through therapeutic work with horses.
-Bareback Riding Pads (2, prefer various colors- we have the blue one)
-Folding Chairs (for outdoor groups)
-Various sized traffic cones
-Ring Toss Game
-Various stuffed animals
-Large plastic bowling pins
-3-Step Mounting Block
-Moist Towelettes / Hand Wipes / Diaper Wipes
-Bug Spray (we prefer "family care" type sprays as the chemicals aren't as harsh)
For Horse Care:
-Nutrena Empower Balance (grain for all 3 horses/we go through a $23/bag about every 10-11 days)
-Hay (current cost is about $75 per horse per month)
-Pine Wood Shavings Bedding ($6 per bag/we use about 1.5 bags per night in stalls in bad weather)
-Hoof Care ($180 every 6 weeks for all 3 horses)
-Veterinary Care (Spring shots & checkups alone cost us over $600 each year)
-Probiotics for the horses: We prefer the brand ProbioticsWise as it is made for horses.
-Fly Spray (we go through LOTS of this in the summer!)
For Farm Improvements:
-Seating for Waiting Area - heavy duty resin or wood Adirondack style chairs or benches
-12' Treated Boards (for pasture repairs)
-2"x4" 8' Boards (for bridges across the creeks which flow throughout the property)
-Sand Footing (for round pen)
-Topsoil (current projects to improve pasture and water flow)
-Stone Dust (Clean 1/4") (improving the dry lot several times per year, fixing the driveway)
-3/4" stone clean (improving walkways, driveway, filling in drainage)
-Woven Wire Fencing (for future pasture or current repairs)
-60ft round pen - metal panels for a second round pen arena
-Outdoor Seasonal Decor
-Outdoor Christmas Decor
-Christmas Lights - Warm White, LED preferred
-Outdoor Rustic/Western/Farm/Equestrian Decor
-Large Perennials - Partial Sun or Shade Friendly