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BEAUTYS HAVEN FARM & EQUINE RESCUE I...

BEAUTYS HAVEN FARM & EQUINE RES...
CROWDRISE : Nov 07, 2013
Tax ID: 20-4783950
BASED: Morriston, FL, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.bhfer.org

BEAUTYS HAVEN FARM & EQU...

Equine Rescue & Rehab

Beauty’s Haven Farm & Equine Rescue, Inc. was established in 2006. We are an all volunteer grassroots charity organization trying to make a difference to those that can't speak for themselves. Our mission is to help equine in need, to educate the public about proper horse care, what to do if they come across a horse that is being abused or neglected, to provide assistance (when possible) to horse owners going through a short period of financial hardship, and to help humans through helping horses. We try to get youth involved – they are the horse owners of tomorrow. Awareness and education are key in helping our equine friends. Through helping horses, we hope to help people – horses are very therapeutic.

We give horses that have been neglected, abused, and/or abandoned a chance to begin their life, again--without pain and worry, but with dignity and respect.  We welcome horses that are no longer needed, wanted or useful to their owners and we place them in good homes.  We don’t feel there are “unwanted” horses--some are just “misplaced.”   We try to help as many as we can find a good, forever-home before they end up in the slaughter pipeline where they would be at high risk of being sold to kill buyers and trucked across the borders to Canada or Mexico where they are slaughtered for human consumption.  We also network with other organizations and individuals to help horses.

We offer sanctuary to a limited number of horses with special needs.  We have taken in horses with birth defects, broken bones, mutilations, cancer, blindness, COPD, Cushing’s disease, are extremely emanciated, and have other serious diseases.  We have taken in babies as young as two hours old, pregnant mares, and our oldest rescue was 43 yrs old!  Age and breed to not matter. 

We often take horses that others would not take for various reasons such as requiring extensive and/or costly rehab – we feel they all deserve a chance.  Quality of life is always a factor in determining the future of each horse.  We do not euthanize any equine to make room for another.  However, we do euthanize when it is in the best interest of the horse – we don’t deny a peaceful and loving end to any equine that is suffering or has a poor or painful quality of life that can’t be rehabilitated.

In 2012 Beauty’s Haven was awarded Verified status by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS).  GFAS is the only globally recognized organization that provides standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries.  Verification means we meet the criteria for a true equine rescue/sanctuary and that we provide humane and responsible care of the animals.  To maintain this status we must adhere to a demanding set of ethical and operational principles.  GreatNonprofits Top Rated 2014 Non-Profit.  Guidestar Exchange Silver Participant.  Awarded Equine Hero November 2014.

Visit us at our website at www.bhfer.org on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bhfer?ref=hl.

Tax ID: 20-4783950 • www.bhfer.org

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