As a 501(c)3 non-profit, 85% of ManeGait’s operating budget is funded through the generous support of our donors and community sponsors . This funding provides care for ManeGait’s 25 therapy horses, maintenance of our 14-acre facility, and equine-assisted therapy for 150 special needs riders each week.


Many Ways to Give

Monetary Donations
You can make a tax-deductible donation in support of ManeGait online or by mail. A tax receipt will be provided via email.

  • Make a donation online using our secure credit card form.
  • Or mail checks to: 3160 N. Custer Road, McKinney, TX 75071

Annual Donor or Event Sponsorship Packages
ManeGait offers a variety of annual and perennial donor packages. Sponsorships are also available in support of our three annual events. For more information, please contact Danna Hamann, ManeGait Marketing Director.

Become a ManeGait Champion
As a ManeGait Champion, donors build a stronger connection with our mission, providing direct program support to keep riders moving beyond their boundaries.

  • Champion a Horse ($3,500) – Support the feed and care of a ManeGait therapy horse for an entire year.
  • Champion a Rider ($5,000) – Supports therapeutic riding lessons for one special needs rider for an entire year 
  • Champion a Veteran ($6,000) – Funds therapeutic riding services for a wounded or disabled military veteran.
  • Click here for more details and to make a donation

Legacy Gifts and Memorials
These generous gifts build deeper connections with our donor families and strengthen the foundation on which ManeGait was built. By naming ManeGait as a beneficiary in estate planning or donating in memory of a loved one, you ensure that children and adults with disabilities will continue to ride tall for generations to come. For more information, please contact Danna Hamann, ManeGait Marketing Director.

Host a Fundraising Event
We appreciate the opportunity to partner with local businesses and philanthropic organizations who are willing to host events benefiting ManeGait. It is a perfect way for organizations to give back to the community while raising awareness about ManeGait and their own products, services or mission. For more information, please contact Danna Hamann, ManeGait Marketing Director.

In-Kind Donations
We welcome in-kind donations of goods and services. On occasion we do accept the donation of therapy horses if the equine is determined to be a good fit for our riding program.

  • Contact our office at (469) 742-9611 to make an in-kind donation.
  • Learn about our Horse Donation program.
  • Please view our Wish List to see items that are most in need.

Employee Giving
Workplace giving programs allow you to give effortlessly by automatically contributing a portion of your paycheck to ManeGait. Many companies also offer donation matching programs which allow you to double, or sometimes even triple your charitable contributions without a second thought. Talk to your employer to find out what types of employee giving options are available to start multiplying your generosity! 

7 Fun Ways to Support ManeGait all year long!

Your Gift at Work

To see the real impact of your donation, we invite you to learn more about our programs and watch this brief video featuring stories of hope and healing from ManeGait rider families, volunteers and community supporters.