LOPE is a 501(c)(3) Texas charity and relies solely upon the generous support of our donors to carry out our program of giving Texas racehorses opportunities for new careers after racing. There are many ways to support our efforts and make a difference.
If you can help with a financial donation, please send your contribution (payable to LOPE) to:
1551 Hwy 21 West
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
You may also make a secure online donation through PayPal by selecting the PayPal button on the upper right.
Buy the Book
A portion of proceeds from the sale of each copy of Beyond the Homestretch sold will directly support LOPE’s mission of providing Texas ex-racehorses with opportunities for new careers after their racing days end. Beyond the Homestretch tells the stories of many memorable LOPE horses and what they taught author and LOPE executive director, Lynn Reardon. Order from Amazon or Learn more about the book.
Buy the DVD
All proceeds from the sale of each DVD of Retraining Racehorses sold from our website will directly support LOPE’s mission of helping Texas racehorses. Retraining Racehorses features horseman and clinician Tom Curtin working with several LOPE racehorses to demonstrate retraining techniques for post-track success.
Donate Materials / Services
LOPE has an adoption, rehabilitation and training ranch facility near Austin that takes in racehorses until they are ready to be adopted into new homes. The LOPE Ranch is often in need of many items and services, and we are actively soliciting donations for the following:
- Hay and alfalfa bales
- Pasture-management equipment and supplies
- Run-in shed materials & construction help
- Fencing materials & services
- Tree services
Sponsor a Horse
If you would like to sponsor one of the horses at the LOPE ranch, your gift or financial donation will be applied toward the specific care and training of the horse you specify. Check out the current LOPE Ranch horses available for adoption. Gifts of grooming brushes, halters, vet supplies and other items are also deeply appreciated by the LOPE horses as they wait for new homes!
If you would like to volunteer, please email LOPE and let us know where you are located and what type of volunteer work you are interested in. We especially need help with horse transport, helping with events and fundraising.