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.

Click here to learn more about our horse care and use practices.

Rising Starr Horse Rescue

Rising Starr Horse Rescue
39 Picketts Ridge Road
West Redding CT 06897

Tax ID/EIN: 47-4027991
Year Founded: 2015
Last Updated 2017-05-02

Public Charity

View our WEBSITE



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 rescue & adoption.

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 Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Rescue, Rehabilitate and Rehome. Rising Starr Horse Rescue will save one equine life at a time from cruelty or slaughter. Educate the community on the reality and responsibility of horse ownership.

Horse-related programs:
Voluneer Programs - <br /><br />Head of the herd: Must be comfortable handling horses, lunging, grooming, feeding. You will continue to grow your skills and mentor less educated that want to learn about proper lifetime equine care and management.<br /><br />Yearling: Needs the guidance from Head of the herd<br /><br />Foal: Needs to be shadowed by the Head of the Herd at all times.<br /><br /><br /><br />Providing any community member education and information n the reality and responsibilities of horse ownership.

Non-horse-related programs:

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Mentoring, Fundraising, All Welcome

Wish List Items

Horse Trailer
Bumperpull 2 horse Tagalong Trailer.