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

Spring is in the Air - Time for Winter Clean up

by Gena Osborn on 03/20/15

Join other volunteers at the Far View Horse Rescue on Saturday, April 25th to help clean up after the winter season.    No experience is needed.   Please bring gloves and dress in layers.   Volunteers will be treated to a BBQ for a late lunch.   Hours are from 9:00 - 3:00 p.m. but attend for any or all the time.

Volunteers Are Always Needed

by Gena Osborn on 11/06/14

Get involved in the Far View Horse Rescue, volunteers are always needed.   No horse experience is needed!   Depending on how much time and commitment you want to contribute, we can use your help.    There is always work to be done at the ranch in Fairplay including feeding the horses, cleaning stalls, fixing fences and helping to train and work with these rescue horses.   Horse sponsorships and leasing is another option and a great way to really focus on one rescue horse.   Volunteers are needed for our many fundraising projects done throughout the year.   Call Kimberly Kissmann at 970-376-2103 to find out more volunteer options or come to the Far View Horse Rescue Open Volunteer Days on Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 - 1:30 p.m. at the Fairplay Ranch.  

Horsing Around Silent Auction - Exciting Items

by Gena Osborn on 06/11/14

Bring your credit card or checkbook to the Horsing Around - Family Fun Day Silent Auction on Sunday, June 22nd from 11-4 p.m. at Carter Park.    Over 70 items will be on the silent auction with all proceeds to benefit the Far View Horse Rescue.   One unique item that will part of the Auction is a Colorado Super Chair swing valued at $1125.    Own a piece of Breckenridge history with the Colorado Super Chair #36 that was made into a swing.    Generously donated by Fire on Demand in Breckenridge.   

Xaria Rose - New Foal

by Gena Osborn on 06/01/14

The little celebrity foal born at the Far View Horse Rescue on May 20th now has a name, Xaria Rose.   Lee Chandler and family are sponsoring the foal and as such received the honor of naming her.    They were challenged,  since the next name needed to start with an "X".   Putting their creative thinking caps on they came up with the appropriate name Xaria Rose which means Gift of Love.    

Xaria Rose continues to grow and trive at the Far View Horse Rescue.   She loves to wag her tale and kick up her heels.   She is truly a gift of love at the Rescue! 

Spring is in the air - Filly Foal Born

by Gena Osborn on 05/22/14

This May has brought more than warmer temperatures and longer days...it blessed the Far View Horse Rescue with a surprise miniature pony filly foal.    Venus is now the proud mama of this cute new filly.    The gestation period for ponies is 11 months, so when Venus came to the Rescue in October (8 months ago), no one was aware she was pregnant.   Kimberly Kissmann of the Rescue suspected Venus might be expecting but was surprised when she arrived at the Rescue on May 20th and found little legs were sticking out of mother Venus.   Kimberly and other volunteers immediately worked with Venus to deliver the little girl.  Kimberly, Carol (barn manger) and many others have been working with Venus and the foal helping to feed until Mother and baby can become self sufficient.   Watch the web site for updated photos of the new baby.  

Weekly open volunteer days are Friday and Saturdays from 9:30- 1:30. Please come to help feed, clean, complete some chores and work with horses!

Spring Volunteer Day & BBQ
Saturday, April 25th 9 am - 3:00 pm
Lots of volunteers are needed to clean up after a busy winter season and get ready for summer at the Rescue.   No experience needed!
Save the Date for Horsing Around Event
Sunday, May 31st
at the Breck Equestrian Center