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Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program

Special Needs Horseback Riding Program

three stars

85.12

40 Baker Bridge Road Lincoln, MA 01773
tel: (781) 259-1177   Web Site
EIN: 04-3139666

Board Leadership
Wil Catlin
Chair

CEO
Megan Donovan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.12 three stars
  Financial 78.96 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

In a fun, supportive environment, Lovelane provides high-quality therapeutic horseback riding to achieve occupational, physical, speech, cognitive and other therapeutic gains, focusing on children with special needs. Lovelane is about abilities: the ability of a student to improve his or her quality of life; the ability of a student to increase self-esteem and confidence; the ability to participate in an outdoor activity that is fun. Each of our students enjoys a program that combines the best aspects of a world-class sport with important occupational, physical and speech therapy goals. Lovelane currently has 13 licensed riding instructors and provides more than 4,400 individual therapeutic riding sessions a year to children and young adults from 41 MetroWest and greater Boston communities. In September 2004, we moved into our first fully owned and operated facility -- our first permanent home and our first facility with an indoor riding arena!

In a fun, supportive environment, Lovelane provides high-quality therapeutic horseback riding to achieve occupational, physical, speech, cognitive and other therapeutic gains, focusing on children with special needs. Lovelane is about abilities: the ability of a student to improve his or her quality of life; the ability of a student to increase self-esteem and confidence; the ability to participate in an outdoor activity that is fun. Each of our students enjoys a program that combines the best aspects of a world-class sport with important occupational, physical and speech therapy goals. Lovelane currently has 13 licensed riding instructors and provides more than 4,400 individual therapeutic riding sessions a year to children and young adults from 41 MetroWest and greater Boston communities. In September 2004, we moved into our first fully owned and operated facility -- our first permanent home and our first facility with an indoor riding arena!

Financial

two stars

78.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
67.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.19
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program (MA) 85.12 three stars
High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. (CT) 85.78 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida (FL) 87.34 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California (CA) 85.49 three stars
The Boston House (MA) 90.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $438,178
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $975,471
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,413,649
   Program Service Revenue $549,028
Total Primary Revenue $1,962,677
   Other Revenue $-96,964
TOTAL REVENUE $1,865,713
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $909,129
   Administrative Expenses $211,972
   Fundraising Expenses $152,689
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,273,790
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $591,923
   
Net Assets $9,288,576

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
Therapeutic Horseback Riding Lessons $909,129 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 85.12 three stars
2018-06 10/01/2019 80.25 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 78.97 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 86.63 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 85.77 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.05 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2016 87.27 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.35 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 84.54 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 80.46 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 04-3139666
Name in IRS Master File LOVELANE SPECIAL NEEDS HORSEBACK RIDING PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 January, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,000 10.59% Debby Sabin Executive Director & Founder

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program (MA) 85.12 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida (FL) 89.20 three stars
The Sunshine Kids Foundation (TX) 100.00 four stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Piedmont Triad (NC) 88.35 three stars
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Jacksonville (FL) 93.67 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lovelane Special Needs Horseback Riding Program
40 Baker Bridge Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
tel: (781) 259-1177
fax: (781) 259-4877
EIN: 04-3139666

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Board Leadership

Wil Catlin
Chair

CEO

Megan Donovan
Executive Director

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