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Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Second Chances Equine Rescue is a nonprofit organization that will provide: a humane alternative for equines, necessary care and training to increase their potential for adoption, or sanctuary when deemed. With equine assisted work, we educate the public about how there can be a special link between rescued horses and the dignified treatment of all people with emotional, behavioral, social, mental, physical and/or spiritual needs. As humans help the horses, the horses help the humans.
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 & retirement.Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of horses.
Our organization conducts Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT) programs with instructors, specialists, counselors, trainers and/or facilitators who have certified training for their scope of practice applicable to the people participating in the programs and specific to the program offerings - serving as staff (full-time or part-time), as independent contractors, and/or as service providers, serving in a volunteer capacity, or accompanying clients when participating in our programs.
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.
100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.
Horse ExerciseMinimum Age: 13We currently have 16 horses that need frequent exercise. They are all at intermediate or advanced level.
Spa DaysWe currently have horses that enjoy being dirty but we need to keep them in the practice of grooming.
Becker SlingWe are raising funds to purchase a Becker sling for emergencies in our community. The nearest are located over two hours away.
4in X 8ft CCA Wood PostsWe are in need of around 400 wood posts to replace the T-posts currently in the ground. Any amount is welcome.
Corral PanelsWe currently have a small arena secured by round pen panels and would love to build a permanent arena. We are looking for 12 ft. corral panels to finish our 'fence'.