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Human Services : Social Services

Saddle Up!

Where all children are equal in the saddle.

84.08

1549 Old Hillsboro Road Franklin, TN 37069
tel: (615) 794-1150   Web Site
EIN: 58-1930303

Board Leadership
Trina Hayes
President

CEO
Audrey Kidd
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.08
  Financial 80.37
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 02/01/2022 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Saddle Up's mission is to impact the lives of children and young adults with disabilities by providing opportunities to grow and develop through therapeutic, educational and recreational experiences with horses. Saddle Up! annually empowers over 200 special equestrians ages 2 through 26 to grow stronger and thrive by employing a care team of trained instructors, therapists, therapy horses, and volunteers. Through participation in our six year-round programs on our 34-acre farm, riders learn to socialize independently and gain confidence, which impacts every aspect of their lives.

Saddle Up's mission is to impact the lives of children and young adults with disabilities by providing opportunities to grow and develop through therapeutic, educational and recreational experiences with horses. Saddle Up! annually empowers over 200 special equestrians ages 2 through 26 to grow stronger and thrive by employing a care team of trained instructors, therapists, therapy horses, and volunteers. Through participation in our six year-round programs on our 34-acre farm, riders learn to socialize independently and gain confidence, which impacts every aspect of their lives.

Financial

80.37

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2022 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.72
  Program Expenses Growth 2.7%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Saddle Up! on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Saddle Up! on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Saddle Up! (TN) 84.08
The Center for Individuals With Physical Challenges (OK) 90.06
Providence Children's Health Foundation (OR) 95.05
Pujols Family Foundation (MO) 89.27
Challenge Aspen (CO) 94.47

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $796,369
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $28,707
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $825,076
   Program Service Revenue $232,602
Total Primary Revenue $1,057,678
   Other Revenue $214,865
TOTAL REVENUE $1,272,543
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $842,296
   Administrative Expenses $83,899
   Fundraising Expenses $188,978
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,115,173
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $157,370
   
Net Assets $9,214,712

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2022 84.08
2019-12 03/01/2021 84.08
2018-12 03/01/2020 85.70
2017-12 02/01/2019 87.81
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.41
2015-12 04/01/2017 90.75

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

EIN 58-1930303
Name in IRS Master File SADDLE UP
NTEE Code E86
NTEE Classification Patient Services - Entertainment, Recreation
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 March, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,020 7.62% Laurie Kush Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Saddle Up! (TN) 84.08
Best Buddies International (FL) 88.00
4 Paws for Ability (OH) 94.67
Kostopulos Dream Foundation (UT) 91.61
Pearl Buck Center (OR) 87.37

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Charity Contact Info

Saddle Up!
1549 Old Hillsboro Road
Franklin, TN 37069
tel: (615) 794-1150
fax: (615) 794-7973
EIN: 58-1930303

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Board Leadership

Trina Hayes
President

CEO

Audrey Kidd
Executive Director

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