River Ranch provides ongoing scholarships in the form of lesson packages, trail ride packages, pony rides and charity kid's party options
To apply, clients will need to provide the following in order to qualify for financial assistance and/or special needs assistance: 1) A letter explaining your income status, family situation and/or special needs and medical circumstances and how long you have been in this situation. 2) Proof of Dallas residency - copy of water, utility or phone bill shall be provided and kept on file. Name and address must match Texas State Driver’s License or I.D. card. 3) Proof of low income status - proof of current participation in another qualified financial assistance program (WIC, CHIP, TANF, SNAP or Medicaid) or household income (a recent pay stub from your employer or a copy of last year’s tax return) will need to be provided and kept on file. 4) Proof of Special Needs status - a doctor’s letter and diagnosis of special needs status on the doctor’s office letterhead. We will also need the doctor’s contact information and office location.
SCHOLARSHIP PACKAGES:EACH APPROVED APPLICANT WILL RECEIVE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING PACKAGES PER YEAR FREE OF CHARGE. EACH ADDITIONAL PACKAGE DURING THAT SAME YEAR IS PROVIDED AT A 20% DISCOUNT OFF OF OUR STANDARD PACKAGES. FOR THOSE PRICES, PLEASE REFER TO OUR ACTIVITIES PAGE. (SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE SPACE IS LIMITED. APPROVED APPLICANTS WILL BE ADDED TO OUR LIST AND SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED AS SOON AS SPACE IS AVAILABLE).
UNDERPRIVILEGED LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS 8- ½ hr lessons per year (at least 5 yrs of age plus proper capability) 4- 1 hr lessons per year (at least 5 yrs of age plus proper capability) *FOR OUTSTANDING THERAPEUTIC/SPECIAL NEEDS LESSONS CONTACT EQUEST AT 972-412-1099 (also located at Texas Horse Park)
UNDERPRIVILEGED TRAIL RIDE SCHOLARSHIPS & HIGH-FUNCTIONING SPECIAL NEEDS TRAIL RIDES 5- 1 hr trail rides per year (at least 7 yrs of age plus proper capability)
PONY RIDES 25 free pony rides per year (8 & under or under 80lbs.)