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Anne Waln Ryerss’ legacy contributes just a small fraction of the cost needed to provide quality care for our residents.  In addition to food and shelter, a horse must have his hooves trimmed regularly to prevent soreness and injury.  He must also receive a routine dental check-up and inoculations.  And, like humans, an occasional illness or injury requires a doctor’s visit.  All this, combined with special medications required by some of our residents, adds up to an average of approximately $8,400.00 a year per equine.


The folks at Ryerss do what they can to keep the costs down.  We grow our own grain, hay, and straw on site.  Since no public funds are received, Ryerss Farm relies on the generous support of caring individuals and groups.  Every donation is gratefully accepted. 

Remember, Ryerss Farm is a non-profit, charitable organization. All donations are tax-deductible.


This is a fun way for individuals, families, and groups to help a horse. 

For just $500 a year, you can sponsor one of our residents.  Stop by the farm and choose a horse you’d like to sponsor.  (The farm is open daily from 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m.)  Or, click on the Residents button to the left to read about the horses living at Ryerss.  Then, print out a Sponsorship Form (available below), fill it out and send it to Ryerss Farm along with your payment. 


If you would like to help the horses by naming Ryerss Farm in your will, the following wording is suggested by our legal counsel:  “I bequeath to Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines, presently located at Ryerss Farm, 1710 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA  19465, the sum of _____ dollars (or description of property, whether real estate, stocks, bonds, or savings certificates, etc.).”


Horse Pedicure 

 Did you know horses need their hooves trimmed every 6-8 weeks? Treat your favorite horse to a Ryerss pedicure!

Dental Visit

Ryerss horses need a dental visit once a year. Sponsor a dental visit for your favorite horse at Ryerss and give the gift of a healthy smile!

Stall Endowment

 A brass plaque with your loved one’s name will be placed on the door of one of the stalls.



Personalized bench with an inscription for visitors to enjoy watching the herd in the field.


Sponsor a horse for one year

Enjoy visiting, grooming, and petting the horse you are sponsoring.


Memory Plate

Donate a brass plate in memory or honor of a friend or animal.


Greener Pastures Plate

Buy a plate for an animal who has "Gone to Greener Pastures.


Memory Board Plate

Buy a plate for our memory board. 

Click on "Donation Options" for more information and samples of each option. To make a donation, print out a Donation Response Form (available below), fill it out and send it to Ryerss Farm along with your payment. 

Donation Options


Click below to make an

online donation.


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By Mail

Make your check payable to “Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines” and send it to:

Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines, 

1710 Ridge Road, Pottstown, PA  19465



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