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Mission: Providing rescue and rehabilitation, adoption or sanctuary for at-risk equines and serving as a voice against all abuse.
Equine Aid is a labor of love and hope. We are thankful for our wonderful Board of Directors and all the volunteers who help us care for the animals. There are many ways to help here. We hope that every person who has assisted us, in any capacity, knows how important they are to the successful rehabilitation, training and placement of our rescued equines.
We have an ongoing need for volunteers who care for the animals and facility. Please contact us to ask any questions or sign up to help! We welcome everyone who is interested in horses, ponies and donkeys. No experience, no problem! We will teach you while keeping you safe.
We have been in operation since 1999. During these years we have struggled to train our animals over the winter as we have no covered area other than the shelters and stalls. During 2020 we are initiating a fund drive to cover our round pen . When it is covered we will be able to maintain training and increase community education as well as using it for rescue events. If you have skills that can help us reach this goal, please contact Geri at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knowing that animal abuse and neglect is everywhere, it is difficult to find the words to describe the important and meaningful work that Geri and Doug have committed themselves to.
I spend one day each week feeding and mucking (cleaning up). I find Equine Aid to be a place where I can work hard and at the same time feel like it is no work at all... especially knowing that I would not have the opportunity to be around these magnificent creatures as much as I would like to be, if it were not for the efforts of so many... the owners, board members and volunteers alike.
Not only is this a sanctuary for unwanted/abused/neglected horses and donkeys, but it has also become a sanctuary for me to maintain my 'mental health' and to contribute in a way that is meaningful to me.
I feel so selfish at times because I get so much more out of coming here every week than I can possibly give back. Doug and Geri are terrific to work with and like so many others have stated; this is my happy place, this is therapy to me. The horses and donkeys are amazing and ready to give you nudging hugs and sloppy kisses. Equine Aid is the last hope for most of these animals which takes a lot of work and money. Its such a pleasure to help this amazing organization.
I really respect the mission the founders of this rescue work for every day. I muck stalls, I interact with animals and I volunteer my time in an administrative capacity, too. All of the horses and donkeys are special, the commitment and passion of the volunteers is inspiring, and it is wonderful to contribute and participate here and know how much it matters for theses animals. I think Equine Aid is wonderful.
This place is amazing! The owners are very friendly! I have only started helping out here recently but the other volunteers I have met so far are really nice as well. Everyone really cares about the horses and donkeys and really just want the best for them! This place is my happy place and it's such a calming environment.
This is my happy place. I volunteer at least once a week and I look forward to being there rain or shine. Of course the horses and donkeys were the initial draw, however I’ve come to learn that other volunteers and friends of the rescue are what truly make it a unique and special place to be.