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Support

Living Legends is dedicated to keeping the community connected to our racehorse champions; and enabling our equine retirees to continue their inspirational work in a whole new way.

As an independent not for profit organisation, we rely on support from the community to continue our valuable and unique work.

When you donate to Living Legends, you are:

  • helping us to deliver one-of-a-kind experiences for people of all ages and abilities
  • supporting education and learning opportunities for the next generation
  • ensuring the future of horses that touched the hearts of millions and became household names stay in contact with their fans.
  • promote and improve the lives after racing for all horses
A Message from Dr Andrew Clarke

Help Us To Help Them

Living Legends depends on a reliable income. Direct debits and regular gift donations are key to securing our future as they enable us to make precise and cost-effective plans for the years ahead.

 

If you can join our team of Living Legends supporters with a one-off donation, a regular direct debit, or a legacy gift in your will, you will be giving us a wonderful boost.

 

If you have any questions about Living Legends and how to donate, please contact us.

 

Thank you.

Dr Andrew Clarke
Chief Executive Officer and Veterinary Director

Become a supporter

Help Us, Help Them

Donate

As a not for profit organisation, we rely on support from the community to continue our valuable and unique work.

Individual donations can be made at any time and in any amount. You can make the donation in your own name or on behalf of friend, relative or colleague. Every gift makes a difference.

Become a supporter

Direct debits and regular gift donations are key to securing our future as they enable us to make precise and cost-effective plans for the years ahead. Join our team of supporters by committing to a recurring payment to Living Legends.

Should your situation change, you can defer or cancel your payments at any time.

Donate In Memory

A special way to honour a loved one when they pass away is by offering friends and family the opportunity to make donations to Living Legends, in celebration of their life. Your gift will be used to assist our valuable and unique work.

 

Arranging donations

The funeral director can organise this for you. They will contact us for a supply of special donation envelopes to have at the funeral. Alternatively, we can send these directly to a family member. We will send a letter and receipt to every person who makes an In Memoriam donation. An acknowledgement letter will be sent to the family, along with the names of the people who donated.

If you wish to receive In Memoriam donations when you pass away, please inform your friends and family, executor or include instructions in your Will.

 

If you would like any more information about In Memoriam donations, please contact us.

Sponsorship

Living Legends proudly acknowledges its Foundations Sponsors, without whom the development and maintenance of Living Legends would not be possible.

Foundation Sponsors have donated $5,000 or more cash, or in-kind.

If you or your organisation is interested in becoming a sponsor and enabling our equine retirees to continue their inspirational work in a whole new way, please contact us. We would be happy to meet with you.

Every gift makes a difference

Wills & Bequests

Have you ever thought about leaving a lasting gift to commemorate your life?

You can support our vision and help to secure our future by leaving a gift in your Will.

A lifetime gift in your memory will:

– Help us to deliver one-of-a-kind experiences for people of all ages and abilities

– Support education and learning opportunities for the next generation of veterinary students and equine carers

– Help us to continue our work to prevent disease, illness and suffering in horses and ponies

– Ensure the future of horses that touched the hearts of millions and became household names.

As a not for profit organisation, we rely on support from the community to continue our valuable and unique work. After you have provided for your loved ones, please consider leaving a gift in your Will to Living Legends. 

Preferred wording of gifts to Living Legends in Wills
The following are examples of specific wording recommended for leaving a gift in your Will to Living Legends. In all cases, the most important thing is your own peace of mind so we encourage you to discuss your Will with your legal advisor.

I give to Living Legends – The International Home of Retired Champion Horses (ABN 47 885 471 565), for its general purposes, free of all duties [ number ] per cent of my residuary estate for which an authorised receipt from Living Legends will be a sufficient discharge for the executor(s) or trustee.

I give to Living Legends – The International Home of Retired Champion Horses (ABN 47 885 471 565), for its general purposes, free of all duties the whole of the residue of my estate for which an authorised receipt from Living Legends will be a sufficient discharge for the executor(s) or trustee.

I give to Living Legends – The International Home of Retired Champion Horses (ABN 47 885 471 565), for its general purposes, free of all duties the sum of $ [ number ] for which an authorised receipt from Living Legends will be a sufficient discharge for the executor(s) or trustee.

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COVID NOTICE: 12/06/2021

With the easing of the lockdown in Victoria, visitors from the Greater Melbourne (within 25km zone) can now visit Living Legends join in tours of the horses, enjoy Devonshire tea in the homestead or a takeaway to go.

There’s loads of open space and fresh air for your daily exercise in the Woodlands Heritage Gardens and Park.

The Homestead is open to limited numbers for Devonshire tea with the cafe window also open from 10am – 4pm daily for takeaway orders.

Tours groups are limited to groups of up to 10. Face masks must be worn and QR book in is required.