It is the mission of the Board of Directors of Special People United to Ride, Inc. (SPUR) to raise funds for the assistance of individuals with disabilities through need-based scholarships for SPUR therapeutic horsemanship programs. In addition, the Board of Directors will provide material assistance to the Monmouth County Park System for the implementation of its therapeutic horsemanship programs, when deemed necessary by the SPUR Board of Directors.


The SPUR Board

SPUR is governed by a Board of Directors that meets once a month
(Third Monday unless otherwise noted)

Barbara Carroll & Barbara Duggan

President Elect
Debra LaGrua

Recording Secretary
Jill Socha

Les Neiman

Assistant Treasurer
Janice Krilla

Board Members
Barbara A. Finazzo
Robert Finn
Jean Larson
John K. Mahoney
Mireia Naharro
Fran Stefanelli
Sharon Stein

Sustaining Members
Nicholas Hegarty
Judy Horan
Cathy Murray
Virginia Russell
Linda Irving Smith
Robin Walla






Upcoming 2018 Meetings
Monday, August 20th changes to August 13th
Monday, September 17th
Monday, October 15th
Monday, November 26th
December (no meeting)

Time: 7:00 pm
Sunnyside Equestrian Center
628 Middletown Lincroft Rd, Lincroft, NJ
Program Room 1


Calendar of Events
Sat., Aug. 18th End of Summer Charity Music Festival
Music Festival & Family Fun to support SPUR
Keansburg Beach, NJ

Sat. Noon - 8 pm ($10 ticket)
Thu., Sep. 27th Spotlight on SPUR
Thompson Park Visitor Center (Main Building)
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

6:30 - 9 pm (Invitation Only)
Tue., Oct. 16th Boscov's Fundraiser
Friends Helping Friends

Monmouth Mall Eatontown, NJ
Watch SPUR's website or Facebook page for more information
Sun., Oct. 21st Thompson Park Day
805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ
11 am - 5 pm
Sat., Oct. 27th SPUR Halloween Party
Sunnyside Equestrian Center
Watch SPUR's website or Facebook page for more information
Sun., Nov. 18th "Hoofin" It for SPUR 5K Fun Run
Thompson Park, 805 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft, NJ
9 am


SPUR is a registered
GOLD Participant