Equine Welfare Network Messenger

We are a 2017 Messenger!

We are proud to be an EQUUS Foundation Messenger and share our horse care & use practices with the public.

The Messenger Designation is awarded annually. To retain an existing EQUUS Foundation Messenger designation and apply for an EQUUS Foundation grant in 2017, organizations must provide all required information and update their Messenger information on or after January 1, 2017 and not later than April 30, 2017.

Messengers are organizations on the Equine Welfare Network that demonstrate a commitment to public transparency and accountability by their willingness to publish and share extensive data about their operations.

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The Fund for Animals - Duchess Sanctuary

The Fund for Animals - Duchess Sanctuary
1515 Shady Oaks Ln
Oakland OR 97462

Tax ID/EIN: 13-6218740
Year Founded: 2008
Last Updated 2017-04-24

Public Charity

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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Horse Welfare

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

Our organization's primary activity is equine retirement.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care of horses to provide its services.

100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

Our organization operates programs involved with horses and other animals.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
The mission of the Fund for Animals Duchess Sanctuary facility is to provide sanctuary for horses in need, using best practices for equine management while preserving and protecting the environment for the benefit of the native plant and animal species.

Horse-related programs:
Duchess Sanctuary provides lifetime sanctuary for horses and donkeys in need. In addition, we also provide rehabilitation services for other agencies on occasion, for difficult cases.

Non-horse-related programs:
Rescue and sanctuary for donkeys

Volunteer Opportunities

Help Horses In Oregon
Minimum Age: 12
Volunteer at Duchess Sanctuary and help more than 190 horses live out their lives in safety on 1120 beautiful acres. We have numerous volunteer opportunities available, from feeding to grooming to landscaping to building to manure management, contact us for more information!

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