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Ava

Appaloosa  Mare Age: 8 Height: 15.1 hands
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Offered by Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue and Retirement, Inc.
Junction City, KS
Best career/placement option for repurposing Ava:
    Recreation/Pleasure Riding

Where is Ava located?


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Ava is located at Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue & Retirement, Inc. - JC, 4768 Highway K157, Junction City, KS 66441.

Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 155
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns: 1  Run-in sheds: 4
Pastures: 3  Paddocks/Pens: 1
Uncovered Outdoor Rings: 1  Covered Outdoor Rings: 0
Indoor Rings: 0
Horses do not have assigned stalls in the structure(s).
Horses are stalled for 1-3; hours per day, on average.
The following describes the pastures at this facility:
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for pasture management
    All pastures are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Barbed wire is used for fencing
    Electric fencing is used; electric wires or tape fence are visibly marked
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly
    Pastures are rotated
    Pastures have natural protection for equines (i.e., trees)

The following describes the turnout areas other than pastures at this facility:
    All turnout areas are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Electric fencing is used; electric wires or tape fence are visibly marked
    Turnout areas have man-made protection for equines (i.e., shelters)
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly

How many hours per day, on average, are horses turned out:
    Equines are out 24/7 except they are brought in to feed

The following items are consistent with our feed management plan and practices:
    Equines are provided with individualized feeding plans, including supplements, according to age and any health issues
    Equines are fed in individual stalls
    Staff and volunteers are trained in proper feed measurements and protocols and observed periodically to ensure they are feeding correctly
    The feed chart is centrally located and updated as needed
    The area(s) where hay, feed, grain, and supplements are stored are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals in rodent-proof and mold-proof containers and grain bins
    Feed, supplements and hay types are clearly labeled

Horses have access to clean drinking water at all times
Hoof Care: How often is hoof care provided for each horse? Every 4-8 weeks and when an issue arises
Dental Care: How often is dental care provided for each horse? Annually and when an issue arises
Physical Examinations: How often is each horse given a physical exam by a veterinarian? Annually and when an issue arises
Horse checks: How often are horses visually and physically checked by personnel at the facility? Every day or 6 days a week
Parasite Control: Our organization has the following worming protocols in place:
    A de-wormer is used without fecal testing

Fly/Insect Control: What remedies are used to control flies and insects? :
    Fly Spray Repellent
    Fly Masks

Our Rehoming Policies


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Rehoming
Our organization has the following re-homing (adoption/purchase) policies and procedures in place:
    All potential adopters/purchasers complete a written contract which constitutes the agreement between our organization and the new owner
    Our organization will only re-home an equine to a location where another equine resides
    Potential adopters/purchasers must visit our organization and be observed with the equine on site
    Our organization conducts a site visit of the adopter/purchaser's facility before the transfer of the equine to the adopter/purchaser's facility
    The agreement states that re-homed equines cannot be bred
    The agreement states that if there is any breach of contract the equine must be returned to our organization
    The agreement states that our organization reserves the right to make scheduled visits
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers can return an equine to our organization free of charge
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers can return an equine to our organization for a fee
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers are required to provide updates (photos, vet records) for three or more years

Our organization requires references from the following:
    Personal/Other

Transfer of ownership occurs:   Our organization retains ownership of the equine for its lifetime

The average equine re-homing (adoption/purchase) fee received by your organization:  $201 to $500

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More About Us


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Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue and Retirement, Inc.
4768 Highway K157
Junction City KS 66441
316-648-5082
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Public Charity

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue and Retirement, Inc. is dedicated to serving the equine companions who have so loyally served us by offering a safe and peaceful refuge for abused, neglected, abandoned and slaughter-bound horses, which it actively rehabilitates and adopts out to caring homes.


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 equines involved 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.



EIN: 01-0844944
Founded: 2005

Equine Welfare Network Guardian
AWARDED ANNUALLY
Effective Date
May 31, 2021

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