Special Events


Derby Day

Saturday April 14, 2018

Please join us for this exciting event with a derby theme.  The Derby Day evening includes live and silent auctions, derby inspired decorations and food, music, and more. Attendees dress in their best derby attire that includes large, heavily ornamented hats.  This year’s Derby Day will be held at Center Six One Five, at 2707 County Rd 15 in Elkhart.  The doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the event runs from 6-10 p.m.

Attendees have the opportunity to bid on auction items using an interactive electronic bidding system (get started bidding now!).  Guests can use their own smart device or one of the bidding devices provided. Derby Day helps support our riding programs throughout the year and ensures that we are able to changes the lives of our riders.

Show your support for LoveWay and come join us for a night of fun, friends and fundraising!

Derby Day Update: Get a sneak peek at all of the auction items that will be available at Derby Day this Saturday! You can even begin bidding on silent auction items right now!! If you will be joining us at the event, make sure to pre-register for the Live Auction in order to speed up check-in once you arrive on Saturday.

Happy Bidding, friends — and our very sincere thanks for supporting the mission of LoveWay.

Gallop for the Green Golf Outing

August 2018

Join us for LoveWay’s annual Gallop for the Green! This is a fundraising event for scholarships for riders. Come support LoveWay and participate in the scramble. Golfers enjoy 18 holes of golf at the beautiful Bent Oak Golf Club in Elkhart. Organizations can sponsor a tee or the event, receiving recognition from LoveWay. If you choose to enjoy the beautiful weather, sponsor a foursome and join us! Call the office today to get signed up or fill out a sponsorship form LWI Golf Outing Flyer & Sponsorship Form. Thank you to everyone who has supported us in the past and continues to do so!


October 2018

LoveWay’s 23rd annual trail ride fundraiser was held on Oct. 14, 2017!

A minimum of $50 is required to register. Have your friends, family, or co-workers sponsor you to ride! Come early and enjoy a Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Elkhart Exchange Club that will be open to all guests from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Also, LoveWay will be holding a Family Fun Fair for kids ages 3 to 12, from 10:30am to 2pm, the Fun Fair will include plenty of fun activities: carnival games, food, and entertainment. The Fun Fair will have a $5 entry fee that includes lunch & unlimited access to games, pony rides, etc. The event is open to the public so feel free to bring your kids, friends, or family!

Take a look at the 2017information to get a feel for this year!

Start fundraising online here

2017 Ride-A-Thon Flyer

2017 Rider Registration & Sponsor Form


We are so thankful for our sponsors!
Our Grand Event Sponsor is: Lakota Trailers (at $5,000).
Our Grand Prize Sponsor is Troyer’s Saddlery of Shipshewana with a $500 gift certificate to their store!
“Equine Partners” – $1000

Inova Federal Credit Union
Kevin & Carrie Lambright
Wana RV Center

“Trailblazer” – $500

Culver Duck Farms, Inc.
Tom Naquin Chevrolet

“Friends of LoveWay” – Varying Amounts

Images Jeweler’s
Middlebury Produce
Yoder’s Shipshewana Hardware