Donors Support Give A Buck For Special Equestrians

Give a Buck for Special Equestrians — a Miami-based nonprofit that supports therapeutic horseback riding and equine-assisted programs throughout Florida and North Carolina — raised more than $20,000 at the second annual Jump for the Children Pony Derby Classic & Gala held March 6 at the Winter Equestrian Festival at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington.

Proceeds raised benefit Give a Buck for Special Equestrians and its partner stables in Florida and North Carolina including: the Appalachian Therapeutic Riding Center (North Carolina), the Good Hope Equestrian Training Center (Miami), Special Equestrians of the Treasure Coast (Vero Beach), Stable Place (Davie), Naples Equestrian Challenge, the Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center (Loxahatchee Groves) and Whispering Manes (Miami).

More than 50 young riders, attired in traditional shadbelly tail coats and breeches, took to the ring to compete in three $5,000 Pony Derby Classics.

For more information about Give a Buck, call (305) 608-5350 or visit