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.
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.
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.
Limited number of 2016 Far View calendars are available for purchase. The beautiful full color calendars have great photos of the Rescue and horses that you can enjoy all year long. Calendars are available for $20 each by calling Kimberly at 970-376-2103. Hurry, supplies won't last!
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.