Equus is always in need of responsible volunteers. Would you like to:
- Lead horses or sidewalk in lessons?
- Groom and tack horses for lessons or special events?
- Trailer horses to off-farm events?
- Clean tack, wash saddle pads, organize files?
- Help us raise funds?
If so, please contact our program director at
(413) 841-2709, or by e-mail.
Your tax-deductible donation will help us continue to make Equus Therapeutic, Inc., a viable program for riders with special needs.
Two ways you can help:
1. Sponsor a rider.
"Walk" Level: $25 (sponsors one Equus rider for one week).
"Trot" Level: $200 (sponsors one Equus rider for eight weeks).
"Canter" Level: $1,300 (sponsors one Equus rider for one year).
2. Sponsor a horse.
"Bronze" Level: $450 (sponsors one Equus horse for one month).
"Silver" Level: $2,700 (sponsors one Equus horse for six months).
"Gold" Level: $5,400 (sponsors one Equus horse for one year).
Please e-mail or call us at (413)841-2709 for more details. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
The following are some specific items we need for the Equus program:
- Paddock boots and breeches (used or new), and helmets (new).
- Fly spray.
- A freestanding saddle stand.
- Other tack & equipment (call for specifics).
Thank You--Thank You--Thank You
To our volunteers: Eileen Bote, Katya Bowen, Sara Brennan, Dianna Brooks, Janet Bryan, Teddy Carter, Anne Clark, Lucy Czaja, Mary and Dave Daniels, Katie Davis, Jen Dewey, Marc Dunn, Briell Dzierga, Beth and Zoe Everett, Zan Farr, Nancy Hayden, Becca Hoynoski, Lisa Kowal, Jeremy Latson, Anne Lescarbeau, Geraldine McQuoid, Gwen Moore, Kellie O'Hagerty-Duffy, Mark Paquette, Amber Rieger, Kelly Rooney, Carol Stein-Payne, Rosie Walter.
Our grant providers: Berkshire Taconic Foundation, Cultural Council of Northern Berkshire (a local agency which is supported by the Massachussets Cultural Council, a state agency), Equus Foundation, First Congregational Church of Williamstown, J. C. Earle Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation, Williamstown Community Chest.
Our local business/organization donors: Adams Community Bank, Adams Plumbing and Heating, Adams Police Association, Adams Specialty & Printing, Berkshire Carousel, the Clip Shop, Country Tack, Desperados, Dilego Jewelry Store, Emerald Glen Equestrian Center, Greylock Community Club, Greylock Physical Therapy, H. A. George and Sons Fuel Corp., Hoosac Bank, Jewish Community Foundation, Lewis's Service Center/Harry's Auto Sales, Minerals Technologies, O'Connell Oil Associates, Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital, Whitman's Crystal Clean.
Our individual donors: Linda and Herman Belanger, Wilfred and Beth Bourdon, Linda Caine, Andrew and Anne Crider, Christopher Aiken Davies, Michael J. Davies, Patricia Ann Davies, Thompson and Karen Davies, Virginia and Gilbert Duvall, Michael Fabrizio, Ron and Nancy Hayden, Lisa and Raymond Hiley, Frances Holbrook, James and Joan Hunter, T. Kirby, Harry Lewis, Dola Lipinski, Martha Marvin, Laura Misek, JoAnn Oberbeck, William Bo Peabody, Steve Renard, Gordon and Brenda Reynolds, Anthony J. Siracusa, Anna-Marie Southard, Gwen and Richard Steege, Jo'Nita and Peter Thulin.