In addition to raising and training horses, youth ministry is also a big part of our lives and our farm has always been full of young people wanting to work with the animals. So we decided to
put the two together. We teach the youth how to work with the horses,
including basic horse care, riding skills (when we have available horses) and training. The end goal is
that each young person will be able to ride the horse they have helped
to train. It is a wonderful experience for both the horse and rider. Our youth range in ages from 10 up to middle 50's (our older youth). Our goal is not only to save horses from slaughter, but also to create a place where youth can be proud of their accomplishments and build self esteem.
We love to have volunteers come, and no experience with horses is necessary. All you need is a love for horses and a desire to work with them.
do not charge any type of fee for this, as no one should be
denied the joy of being with horses due to lack of funds. All the
horses, feed and supplies are paid for with our own money, and the
generous financial support of other people who love horses. We do not
receive funding from any kind of government program. Any financial
help we receive enables us to rescue more horses from certain death and
help care for the ones that are here now.
If you would like to be a
part of saving a horses life or helping to pay for the care of one
here, you can choose from a couple of options.
#1 - A one time donation of any amount
#2 - Sponsor a horse that is here, this could be a monthly amount
or one lump sum. You can choose the horse you would like to sponsor and
the amount you would like to spend. Some of the horses will spend
their entire lives here where they are loved and are safe.
Please note: We are not able to issue receipts for income tax purposes.
Dare to Dream Horse Rescue
We are not a registered charity, just people who love horses and are trying to save young ones from being slaughtered. The horses featured on our website have all been saved from this fate. We have over 50 years experience with horses, including having raised and shown purebred Appaloosas. Horses have always been a big part of our lives.