Far View Horse Rescue Fundraiser Event Date Set
Far View Horse Rescue
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Rescue, Rehabilitation, Education and Placement
Far View Horse Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Breckenridge/Fairplay  organization.  The main ranch is located on 40 beautiful acres near Fairplay, Colorado and offers individual rehabilitation pens as well as cross fenced pastures with shelters and a stream.  Some horses are located at the Breckenridge Equestrian Center in the summer months.  

Our Vision:  Finding our rescued horses successful partnerships with new owners, through caring youth and adult volunteers plus horsemanship education.

Mission: We are a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing shelter, care, rehabilitation, and adoption services for abused, neglected, abandoned and unwanted horses. FVHR is committed to reducing the number of unwanted horses by providing community resources through equine education, information and referral services.

FVHR is able to accomplish their goals with many youth and adult volunteers.  The youth programs allow kids to learn more about caring for horses, responsibility and create bonding relationships with these incredible horses. 

Located in Breckenridge and Fairplay, Colorado
Mailing:  P.O. Box 1529, Fairplay, CO 80440:  

Far View Horse Rescue Fundraiser Event Date Set

Howlaween Fundraiser

by Gena Osborn on 11/05/17

Thanks for a great 5th Annual Howlaween Ball fundraiser in conjunction with LAPS (League for Animal and People).    Raising thousands of dollars for both organizations and a fun and spooky night!    Huge silent auction, dancing, dj, photo booth, snacks, costume contest and more.    Check out howlaween.com for photos of the event.   

Justin Dunn Showcasing Training Techniques & Paulo Progress

by Gena Osborn on 01/11/17

The famous Justin Dunn horse trainer will be providing a free workshop on Sunday, Jan 15th from 11:00 - Noon at the Far View Horse Rescue.   Justin of Justin Dunn Mustang Horsemanship is training Paulo a mustang from the Far View Horse Rescue for the Equine Comeback Challenge in conjunction with a Home For Every Horse Organization.    On Sunday, Justin will showcase the progress he has made training Paulo and will share his knowledge and techniques with the group.  For more information or to RSVP, please call 970-376-2103 or visit www.FarViewHorseRescue.com.    Please dress warm and bring a chair to watch.    If you are unable to attend on Sunday,  Justin will be sharing this as a "live" event on his training page: Justin Dunn Mustang Horsemanship.

Far View Horse Rescue certified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

by Gena Osborn on 12/04/16

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Far View Horse Rescue as of December 2, 2016.

Verification means that Far View Horse Rescue meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible care of the animals. To be awarded Verified status, an organization must meet GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care standards which are confirmed by a site visit and they must also adhere to a demanding set of ethical and operational principles. The verification status also provides a clear and trusted means for the public, donors and grantors to recognize Far View Horse Rescue as an exceptional organization.

“We are proud to announce the recent verification of Far View Horse Rescue,” said Valerie Taylor, GFAS Director of Accreditation. “The dedication and passion of Far View’s volunteers is remarkable, which allows for such attention to be paid to proper rescue and rehabilitation of neglected, abandoned, and unwanted horses.  In addition, Far View’s dedication to finding the rescued horses successful homes with new owners and providing horsemanship education demonstrates the organization’s commitment to equines-in-need in Colorado.”

“We are so thrilled and proud on our progress of being Verified by GFAS,” said Kimberly Kissmann, Executive Director of Far View Horse Rescue. “This has made us so much more safety conscientious and we will continue to strive to become even better in every way, every day.”

Purina Horse Feed & Clydesdale Surprise to Rescue

by Gena Osborn on 11/05/16

The Far View Horse Rescue received a huge surprise today!    Purina Horse Feed donated two tons of horse grain to the Rescue today, but wait there is more.  The gift was delivered on flat bed truck that was led into the Rescue by the Budweiser Clydesdales.    Over 40 volunteers were at the Rescue for a Purina video shoot when 8 world famous Clydesdales rolled in.    The Far View Horse Rescue is so grateful for the grain donation by Purina in conjunction with A Home for Every Horse Program.  Watch for the professional video that will be released around the end of November.   

Thanks for great 6th Annual Horsing Around Event

by Gena Osborn on 05/28/16

Another successful Horsing Around Fundraiser for the Horse Rescue!   Thousands of dollars was raised with the BBQ, pony rides, silent auction, games, crafts and more!   Hundreds of kids and adults enjoyed a beautiful day at the Breckenridge Equestrian Center.  Thank you to everyone that donated, volunteered and participated in the 2016 Horsing Around Event.   Special thanks to Breckenridge Grand Vacations that sponsored the pony rides.   

Currently accepting applications for prospective board members for 2018.  FVHR is entirely run by local volunteer and operates in Summit & Park County year-round.   Besides rescuing and rehabilitating equine the non-profit organization hosts clinics and camps for adults and children.    Contact Kimberly  at 970-376-2103