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.
Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide initiative that raises millions of dollars for various Colorado non-profit organizations online over a 24-hour time period.
The Far View Horse Rescue is excited to participate in the Colorado Gives Day for the first time.The donations received have a major impact on daily operation at the Far View Horse Rescue and allows the organization to improve and expand.
Since we know most people are busy, you may schedule your donation now to ensure your contribution is done on Dec 8th. Simply go to the Colorado Gives Day page on the Horse Rescue web site to learn more!
Join Kimberly Kissmann and other horse enthusiasts every 2nd Tuesday of the month at Cuppa Joe in Breckenridge to discuss equine. From 6:30- 7:30 a.m. this casual open discussion will be fun, informative and participant lead. For more questions call Kimberly at 970-376-2103.
Don't miss the Arts Alive reception on Saturday, Sept 12th from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. featuring incredible local artists. A portion of sales will go to the Far View Horse Rescue & Rehabilitation organization from this event. For more information visit summitarts.org.
Spring brings a few new chicks to the Horse Rescue Ranch. Last year the Far View Horse Rescue added some chickens and ducks to the Rescue. They are a good source for fresh eggs as well as teaching kids about these animals. The Rescue has 2 new chicks that will be added once they have a chance to get a little bigger. Watch for the new little chicks in early June.
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.