InStride Therapy Hosts The Mane Event to Raise Funds
for Children and Adults with Special Needs
Second Annual Event Features an Inspirational Presentation by Doug Walker, Champion Bull Rider

Nokomis, Florida – Febuary 4, 2014 – InStride Therapy, one of the leading non-profit hippotherapy centers in the southeastern United States, is pleased to announce its second annual fundraising event at 6:00pm on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at its 76-acre facility at 1629 Ranch Road in Nokomis. Individual tickets are available for $125 by visiting or calling 941-412-9333. Net proceeds of the event will help InStride Therapy fund and expand on its highly effective therapeutic programs for children and adults with special needs.

Since 1994, InStride Therapy has been improving the lives of children as young as 18 months old and adults with a variety of disabilities. Hippotherapy, or “therapy with the aid of a horse,” is a uniquely effective strategy that engages riders in physical, occupational and speech therapies.

The Mane Event will begin with a cocktail reception in the covered arena, and will include riding exhibitions, silent and live auctions, a sit-down dinner by Michael’s On East, live entertainment, dancing and an inspirational presentation by Champion Bull Rider Doug Walker. Guests are encouraged to wear closed-toe shoes or boots and upscale western attire for a fun, lively night to benefit an incredibly important cause. Sea Biscuit-level sponsors of the event include Bramley Construction, Florida Fruit, Grapevine Communications Advertising Agency, and Ramada.

About InStride Therapy
Partnering with our horses, we challenge individuals with special needs to reach their fullest potential. Your support gives our special riders opportunities for today, hope for tomorrow and benefits for a lifetime. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit, call Kerbe or Mike at 941-412-9333, or email

InStride Therapy, Inc., a 501 c3 organization registered with the State of Florida Division of Consumer Services (CH14289), received 100% of all contributions to fulfill its mission. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE 800-435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

Grapevine Communications is a full-service, award-winning advertising, marketing and public relations firm based in Sarasota, Florida, and serving clients nationwide. The firm was awarded the 2010 Frank G. Berlin, Sr., Small Business Award by the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact Miranda Spinner at or 941-351-0024.