How To Donate

Raise 2 Ride
The barn is reaching out for donations with some fun competition. Make a one time donation to the Raise 2 Ride campaign from September 5 – October 11 to support equine assisted activities.

Click the donate button below to support a team. Remember to add your team’s name in the comment box.  If you don’t have a team, simply type Raise 2 Ride!


Monthly Donations

You can now pledge a monthly gift for Ride for Joy using your PayPal account, a credit card or a debit card. Just choose your monthly gift amount and click the button below.

Please be aware that Paypal occasionally makes a follow-up call to donors who sign up for a monthly recurring payment for quality control purposes.

By Mail

If you would prefer to mail a contribution, please mail your check made out to:

Ride for Joy
P.O. Box 140295
Boise, ID 83714

Please be sure to indicate if your gift is in honor or memory of someone and if there is anyone you would like to have notified of your gift.

Horse Care Donations


Click here to find more information about how to Sponsor-A-Horse and what you can do to help keep the herd healthy, fit and happy!

Rider Donations


At Ride for Joy, every participant is fully or partially subsidized, as only 10-15% of lesson costs are covered by tuition fees.
Click here to find out more information about how to Sponsor-A-Rider and get more students in the saddle.

In-Kind Donations

Ride for Joy accepts donated Western and English tack in good condition. Items that fit the needs of the barn are used in the program, and items that cannot be used are sold to raise additional funds.  Please see our Wish List below for other in kind donation needs.

Ride for Joy does not currently accept donated horses. All horses used in the program are currently care leased to the program.


  • Fly spray
  • Mare Magic
  • Equine Senior
  • Sand Clear
  • Molasses
  • D&B Supply gift cards (
  • ipads and ipod for use during lessons
  • Large wheelbarrow
  • Shavings
  • New ASTM/SEI certified riding helmets in all sizes
  • Office supply store gift cards
  • New laptop computers (PC)
  • Horse books
  • Gently used tack (Western or English) in good or excellent condition

For additional information or to arrange to donate tack, please call (208) 365-0671.