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Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center

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three stars

88.49

16497 Snyder Road Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
tel: (440) 708-0013   Web Site
EIN: 34-1310435

Board Leadership
Leslie Kantra
President

CEO
Lynnette Stuart
Chief Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.49 three stars
  Financial 84.23 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Fieldstone Farm is recognized as one of the largest therapeutic riding centers in North America. Founded in 1978 with the goal of helping improve the lives of those with special needs, the organization is breaking new ground in the field of equine therapy and changing many lives in the community. Each year, as a result of the dedication of more than 600 volunteers and 35 horses, Fieldstone helps nearly 800 students achieve what they often thought was impossible. Students range from age two to seniors and have a wide range of disabilities from cognitive impairments such as Down Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder to physical disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy and spinal cord injuries as well as mental health issues and sensory impairments. All are learning riding skills while they improve their balance, strengthen muscles, work on educational goals, advance communication skills, increase their self-esteem and gain confidence.

Fieldstone Farm is recognized as one of the largest therapeutic riding centers in North America. Founded in 1978 with the goal of helping improve the lives of those with special needs, the organization is breaking new ground in the field of equine therapy and changing many lives in the community. Each year, as a result of the dedication of more than 600 volunteers and 35 horses, Fieldstone helps nearly 800 students achieve what they often thought was impossible. Students range from age two to seniors and have a wide range of disabilities from cognitive impairments such as Down Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder to physical disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy and spinal cord injuries as well as mental health issues and sensory impairments. All are learning riding skills while they improve their balance, strengthen muscles, work on educational goals, advance communication skills, increase their self-esteem and gain confidence.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of participants engaged in programs
1,000
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
24,763
Number of organizational partners
68
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.23

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.58
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center (OH) 88.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico (NM) 86.80 three stars
Clinics Can Help Inc. (FL) 97.17 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore (MD) 90.95 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities in Omaha (NE) 87.83 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,087,121
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $251,793
   Related Organizations $265,510
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,604,424
   Program Service Revenue $411,339
Total Primary Revenue $2,015,763
   Other Revenue $53,262
TOTAL REVENUE $2,069,025
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,532,783
   Administrative Expenses $124,798
   Fundraising Expenses $211,706
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,869,287
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $199,738
   
Net Assets $2,943,906

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Equine Programs $1,532,783 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 88.49 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 91.60 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.62 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 92.95 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2016 91.12 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 91.35 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2014 83.77 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 83.52 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 82.00 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 84.87 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2013 87.58 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 83.79 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 34-1310435
Name in IRS Master File FIELDSTONE FARM THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,707 6.45% Lynnette R. Stuart CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center (OH) 88.49 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati (OH) 92.80 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area (CA) 92.08 four stars
Mended Hearts (TX) 89.23 three stars
Locks of Love (FL) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center
16497 Snyder Road
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
tel: (440) 708-0013
fax: (440) 708-0029
EIN: 34-1310435

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Board Leadership

Leslie Kantra
President

CEO

Lynnette Stuart
Chief Executive Director

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