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MISSOURI FORGET-ME-NOT HORSE RESCUE AND SANCTUARY

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Jack and Elizabeth
Jack getting a handful of grain from Elizabeth, who is one of the volunteers. It tastes much better eating out of someone’s hand!

We need volunteers to help feed and care for the horses. Tasks will be assigned based on experience with horses. We have chores that can be performed by people who have no horse experience, such as cleaning stalls, filling feed tubs, etc.. If you have experience with horses, then we can use you to move the horses into the feed pens or stalls, groom horses, clean hooves, etc.. Flexible schedule - work the days that you want. Feeding time is 8:00 am to 10:00 am, approximately 2 hours. You will be working with other volunteers who love horses. Great for anyone who loves horses, and wants to help these beautiful animals.

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About MISSOURI FORGET-ME-NOT HORSE RESCUE AND SANCTUARY

Location:

1025 HERITAGE RD, LINN CREEK, MO 65052, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide aid and sanctuary to abused, neglected, abandoned or donated horses that come to us in need. Work with law enforcement and other agencies in their efforts to rectify situations in which horses are in peril. Provide horses in our Sanctuary with needed medical care, proper nutrition and a health plan to restore them physically and mentally for a new life. Continue educational and fundraising efforts to both help us support our rescue efforts and to promote awareness of issues involving neglect and abuse in our area.

Description

We are a group of men and women that have banded together to make a difference in the lives of horses that have been abused, neglected, abandoned or surrendered. Our goal is to help these horses heal mentally and physically, and to find them pre-approved homes. We became a 50l(c)(3) nonprofit corporation in 2011. Since 2011 we have taken in 189 horses, had 123 adoptions, with other horses being sponsored or placed in foster homes.

We are very proud of the fact that we have no administrative costs, no paid employees and are a totally volunteer organization. Every penny donated goes directly to the horses’ medical care, feed, grain, etc. We do not discriminate with the horses that we accept - we do not care about age, health, ride ability, breed - all we want to do is help them live a good life, or sometimes pass away, with dignity. We do have several permanent residents here - horses whose health condition or age does not allow us to comfortably place them in other homes, and they remain in our sanctuary to live out their lives in a safe, caring environment.

Our main source of support is private donations and various fundraisers that are held throughout the year. Sometimes it is very hard, but we stay focused on our mission - to help horses in need.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1025 Heritage RdLinn Creek, MO 65052

(38.02223,-92.67007)
 

SKILLS

  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Veterinary
  • Equestrian

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • 2 hours per day - as many days as you want

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