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Provide a Horse with a Second Chance with Second Stride!

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Second Stride Inc.
7204 Highway 329
Crestwood, KY 40014






GIVE FOR GOOD LOUISVILLE!
SECOND STRIDE PARTICIPATES IN GIVE FOR GOOD LOUISVILLE. THANK-YOU TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS! ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 WE RAISED $19,160 FOR THE HORSES!





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Please send the horses these items from their WISH LIST >>







SECOND STRIDE is part of KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS!

Every time you shop for groceries and scan your Kroger card, in most of Kentucky, EXCEPT far northern (Covington) and far western (Bowling Green, Paducah), your designated organization earns a rebate! Sign up your Kroger card to benefit Second Stride - it's easy!

Enroll now in KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS to help the horses of SECOND STRIDE >>





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DONATE without spending a dime! Use and tell your friends about GoodSearch.com. Through GoodSearch, you can also have a percentage of your shopping and dining expenditures donated to Second Stride! Simply click on the Goodsearch banner above and then click on "get started".




More ways to help:

    • SHOP! for unique items at the SECOND STRIDE STORE.
    • offer items, tickets, gift cards, services, stallion seasons or anything else that we can in turn offer at fundraising auctions.
    • provide tack, equipment, or supplies that will help us care for and train Second Stride horses as we prepare them for adoption.
    • sign up with the link at left to donate a small amount monthly.
    • sponsor (pay the expenses) for a Second Stride horse at our facility.
    • sponsor one of our fundraising events.
    • volunteer your professional services. PLEASE SEE OUR VOLUNTEER PAGE >>
    • help us finish ongoing improvements at our Henry county farm.
    • suggest other creative fundraising ideas.

Please send the horses these items from their WISH LIST >>

We can pick up donated items locally, or you can mail to:

Second Stride Inc.
7204 Highway 329
Crestwood, KY 40014



November 2019 -
We want to thank Le Moo, for donating 10% of all dining and take-out revenue from Monday, November 18th, to the horses of Second Stride! The event was a huge hit and we'll be doing it again next year.


October 2019 - THANK-YOU to the co-workers of Mark Stim in the Occupational, Physical, Speech Therapy and Rehab Program staff from Baptist Health Louisville Rehab Unit, as well as Kris & Drew Davidson and Scott & Shelly Lawrence. We are so grateful for your support!


September 2019 -

The horses of Second Stride thank you for your kind and generous donations that will be used to keep them happy and healthy while waiting to find their new homes and careers. We can not do what we do without our donors, and we are sincerely grateful.

Thank you to the Community Foundation of Louisville for making this fundraiser possible.

We're pleased to report that we raised $19,160 from 94 donors!


We want to thank Dr. Mark Lynn O.D., president and owner of VISIONWORKS, for matching all donations during the 2019 Give For Good Louisville event up to $5000!


September 2019 - THANK-YOU to Thoroughbred Charities of America and the Oldham County Community Foundation, The Charles Jago Elder Foundation and the Elizabeth Cleland Cauley Foundation Fund for "Housing the Mares Project" for generous grants to care for the retired thoroughbred racehorses of Second Stride!


July 2019 - Local eventing coach Debbie Iezzi, her family and crew, cashed in on their winning bid on a group ride with their personal horses on the legendary Churchill Downs track! The groupís generous bid benefits the horses of Second Stride. Thank-you to Churchill Downs for this providing this very special opportunity.


July 2019 - THANK-YOU to Mr. & Mrs. Thomas B. Clark and the Gardener Foundation, Inc. for a very generous grant to the retired thoroughbred racehorses of Second Stride!

THANK-YOU to everyone who joined us at Molly Malone's in the Highlands for our annual Derby Party fundraiser!

THANKS also to FLAVORMAN for hosting a Derby Fundraiser for Second Stride!


Thank-you to Free x Rein for donating to our Derby Week Fundraising auction at Molly Malone's Highlands, Monday, April 29 at 6pm. Free x Rein offers a range of body suits and riding pants that easily double as stylish, figure flattering streetwear - equestrian clothing that goes from street to stables!



ONE OF A KIND ART PIECES inspired by LOUISVILLE & THE KENTUCKY DERBY! Hat & Fascinator Brooches - Felt Hat Boutonnieres - Horse Shoe Wreaths - Custom Order

GET YOUR DERBYLOU ON! $5 FROM EVERY ART PIECE SOLD GOES TO LOCAL CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS (including Second Stride!) Please visit derbyloudesigns.com >>



April 18, 2018 - The sun shined bright on Second Stride's NEW Old Kentucky Home! Thank you to everyone who came to the dedication ceremony including Irene & Dinwiddie Lampton, Dale Romans Racing, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, Fox Hollow Farm, Miller Transportation, Brownsboro Farm, Tim Menard, Yvonne Williams, Rob Wilson, Loren Hebel-Osborne, David Osbourne, John Miller, Suzie Picou-Oldham, Nancy Akers, Barbara Klausner, Mike Zutt, Colleen Walker, Janet Rupp, Laura Wilhem, LeAnn Ross, The Moserwood Team and The Second Stride Team.

PRESS RELEASE - Second Stride Receives Land Donation from Dinwiddie and Irene Lampton >>


April 2019 - THANK-YOU to Nancy Dillman for a generous donation in memory of Annice Johnston of Goshen, Kentucky. Annice was a life-long horsewoman and supporter of her local community.

April 2019 - THANK-YOU to the MacLean Foundation (Willie MacLean) for a generous donation!

April 2019 - THANK-YOU to the Cathy Zega Rutter Endowment Fund for a generous donation!

March 2019 -

THANK-YOU TO EXCEL EQUINE FEED for donating specialized feed for the harder keepers in our program.


March 2019 -

THANK-YOU TO DIRTY TEASE CUSTOM TEES for helping us create our new Second Stride shirts.

Please check out their home page, we promise you will laugh!

March 2019 -
THANK-YOU to Debbie Grimes for a donation of Horse Shampoo and Neatsfoot Oil (for leather tack) from our Amazon Wish List!

February 2019 -
THANK-YOU to Lorraine Tranovich for a donation "in honor of Yvette Diamond's 50th birthday!"

January 2019 -
THANK-YOU to Kenneth Karlin for a donation in memory of David Sexton. "Friend and gregarious, joyful human being who I came to know via Star of Indiana."

THANK-YOU to Morgan Anderson for a donation in memory of David Sexton. "Justin, we're thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. We love you! - G4MB"

THANK-YOU to Dixie Lou Marsh for a donation "in loving memory of David Sexton."

THANK-YOU to The Joy Lohman Family and Linda Bower for donations in memory of David Sexton.


Second Stride is grateful for generous grants awarded over the years from:

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Other big donations >>

Our generous donors >>

Our fundraising events >>

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