HC1 Buzon 4749
Rincon PR 00677
Last Updated 2015-07-28
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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 operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Defensa Animal de Rincon is a Puerto Rico based non profit working to increase sterilization rates among cats and dogs and the welfare of horses on the island while improving all animal lives through educational programs, awareness and offering assistance to animal rescuers.rnrnDefensa Animal de Rincon is involved in the rescue and rehabilitation of horses in need. This includes investigating case of neglect and either assisting owners with correct care and feeding, or requesting surrender of horse to Defensa Animal de Rincon. Horses are given needed medical treatment and hoof care. Defensa also provides a weekly free horse education class to the public to raise awareness of equine welfare.
There are no volunteer opportunity listings posted at this time
Hay And GrainWe are always in need of good quality hay and grain to feed our horses in need.
Horse TrailerAt the moment Defensa is limited on which horses it can rescue as we currently have no way of collecting those that are not within walking distance. Having a trailer would open up our rescue potential allowing us to pick up horses and safely transport them.
WormerHorses need worming to prevent infestation of parasites, which can cause weight loss, colic and even death. The cost of wormers adds up over the year. Any wormers are greatly appreciated and go towards maintaining the health of our horses in need.