Far View Horse Rescue

Please help us fulfill our mission of rescuing, training, educating, rehabilitating and placing equine. Our much needed equine rescue and rehabilitation facility, is run by 100% volunteers.

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General Information

General
Official Name
Far View Horse Rescue​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
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Former Name(s)
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Acronym
FVHRR
Date Established
2010
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
None
Tax ID
27-2098277
Addresses
Headquarters Address
187 Wooly Worm Lane
Fairplay, CO 80440
Colorado Location
187 Wooly Worm Lane
Fairplay, CO 80440
Mailing Address
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Other Address
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Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
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Fax Number
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Other Phone Number
970 331-2150
Web/Email
Email
farviewhorserescue@gmail.com
Website
www.farviewhorserescue.com
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Mission Statement

Far View Horse Rescue & Rehabilitation (FVHR&R) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing shelter, care, rehabilitation, and adoption services for abused, neglected, abandoned and unwanted horses. FVHRR is committed to reducing the number of unwanted horses through equine education and opportunities of involvement.

Organization History

We became a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2010. It has taken years of building fences, preparing pastures and horse enclosures, building shelters, putting in electricity and water, and continues to take long hours of maintenance, building and improving our facilities. We came together as volunteers tired of witnessing horse related neglect and abuse cases, and realized the need to change the situation.
In September of 2010, we were ready to start providing homes for rescued horses (which now also includes burros and ponies). We had our first official meeting September 25, 2010, at which time we drafted the By-Laws.
Our facilities are growing and improving every day. To date we have four pastures and seven pens with shelters and runs for our equine. In 2012 we received a volunteer warming hut for gatherings and to store our resource library. Our (volunteer made) sign at the entrance to our ten acre Rescue is located at Lot 75 on Wooly Worm Lane, in Fairplay, Colorado, welcomes our volunteers.
Since 2010, Far View Horse Rescue board members and volunteers comprise a very needed and important part of the community by providing resources through intervention, education, and outreach. We continue to provide educational training opportunities for the community to work with our rescued horses and are proud to be 100% volunteer run. Our Rescue is a sanctuary where life's true priorities are clear. It's about creating a strong community through commitment, communication and confidence.

Testimonials

"We couldn't do all of this without the help of our youth and adult volunteers and the support from you." says Page Van Meter, lead volunteer of Far View Horse Rescue.

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