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Video link added last page, please view. Tack and Horse Items needed

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  • Video link added last page, please view. Tack and Horse Items needed

    It's that time of year again that I ask the COTH community for support. Desperately seeking absolutely any type of horse related items to use at my Saddle Up for St. Jude trail ride which will be held September 29th this year. Prizes and silent auction items needed. It's been 1 and 1/2 years since losing my 11 year old niece to cancer and again want to do everything possible for the other families who may be going through the same hell my family suffered through. Great time to clean out your barn or tack room and support an absolutely terrific cause. Dust and dirt are welcome as well! Every donation is greatly appreciated and of course 100 percent tax deductable. Please look into your hearts and tack room to help fight childhood cancer!
    Items may be sent to:
    Tressa Flores
    1295 Linwood Road
    Watertown, TN 37184
    Receipts will be mailed out upon arrival of donation.

    Thank you COTHer's!
    Last edited by equislover; Sep. 14, 2012, 10:42 AM. Reason: to show thanks
    To ride a horse is to borrow freedom.

  • #2
    We will donate a horsehair necklace. Please pm me so we can discuss details.


    • #3
      I am trying to get a box together of nice things to send again this year.

      Just give me a few days. I have two items already and will try for a few more!
      “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
      ? Albert Einstein


      • Original Poster


        Thank you so much! I absolutely love the generous people her on COTH. I can't tell you how much I appreciate you each year taking the time to gather and send the donations. Really, really touches my heart!
        To ride a horse is to borrow freedom.


        • #5
          I am pretty certain I will be shipping the first box which is all new books today. I will send it media mail so it will be slow to arrive. I can't put any message in the box so you will have to note the return address and I will note the books in another parcel.

          Those were donated by the great folks at our local Bridles and Breeches tack shop.

          More to come!
          “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
          ? Albert Einstein


          • #6
            Message me, I have a few things.


            • Original Poster


              The wonderful books arrived this weekend, thank you so much! I did pull the return address label off the package and will get your reciept in the mail this week. Very excited to have recieved the first donation this year! Thank you!!!
              To ride a horse is to borrow freedom.


              • #8
                The horsehair necklace should be there today


                • #9
                  I haven't gotten a message yet..


                  • #10
                    Send her a PM so that she is notified by email.
                    “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
                    ? Albert Einstein


                    • Original Poster

                      I apologize, PM was sent but will send one again in a moment to be sure. I sure do not wish to ignore any possible donations, every single item is so greatly appreciated!
                      To ride a horse is to borrow freedom.


                      • #12
                        I have a bunch of items on the way, as well!
                        “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                        ¯ Oscar Wilde


                        • #13
                          So glad this thread came back up! I'll also be getting box of donations together.


                          • #14
                            I make handmade jewelry, and if you can give me a few weeks, I can donate some for you to sell.



                            • #15
                              Goodness this three needs a BUMP!

                              Need to pick up a few more items and then the other box will be headed out.
                              “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
                              ? Albert Einstein


                              • #16
                                I'm one of equislover's volunteers. I help her each year. Last year I was in touch with the professional photographer and she was going to "donate" some pictures of our ride and obstacle course competition so I could advertise the ride this year. Well, we went back and forth and I never did get the pics. I had also wanted to post a few here. Well, I do have a few crappy pics from my cell phone, so I'm posting those so at least you can see we're real people. I'm at the registration desk. Most of us that normally ride h/j tend to go western on these hills, so you do see a bunch of western saddles. ;-) But we love all donations, h/j, dressage, western items. All are greatly appreciated. This year I'll get pics of the silent auction which is the most fun. Lots of stiff competition for all the donated items. http://s740.photobucket.com/albums/x.../Saint%20Jude/ Thanks, all!
                                “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                                ¯ Oscar Wilde


                                • #17
                                  Bump, and putting a box of items together for the auction. I've been saving some good horse stuff that I knew would find a place at a fundraiser. Glad to contribute in a small way to a great cause.


                                  • #18
                                    Bumping up until I get this other box out!
                                    “Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.”
                                    ? Albert Einstein


                                    • #19
                                      Just a quick question - how soon do you need this stuff??
                                      ~* Be kind to one another *~


                                      • #20
                                        Another question, how "nice" of stuff do you need?