HOLLIS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- You may remember when a hay rake was stolen from the LaDawn Quarter Horses Therapeutic Riding Center last month.

Elaine and Don Lariviere run the riding center which offers therapeutic riding lessons -- sometimes for little, or no money.

"There's a lot of people out there who are just looking to help people out," says Lariviere. "We just have to open our hearts and our minds and let them in."

For a family that is accustomed to giving and not always receiving...
Elaine Lariviere is humbled by this show of support.

"Sometimes we always think that we're alone, but we're not."

Last month an expensive hayrake was stolen from their riding center, and then returned broken. It made an already poor hay season worse in addition to Elaine's husband, Don, fighting cancer.

"We've had a bad stretch."

But the Lariviere's are galloping through tough times regardless... with the help of some enthusiastic equestrians.

"Coming into the ring... Jamie Mars on Swan."

Together in step, the Friesians in Pink dress to support victims of breast cancer. But say they ride with the mission to help an equestrian in need... named Don.

"We saw the news and thought, you know, we have a show coming up. We'd love to have him as our benefactor."

The Friesians in Pink drill team says their last fundraising performance raised $2,500.

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