Equestrian Inc.

Rating: 4.88 stars   64 reviews

Address:

4902 Timberlan Street Tampa FL 33624 USA

Mission:

Equestrian Inc. Horse Rescue is dedicated to providing a rehabilitative sanctuary for abandoned, abused, unwanted, or slaughter-bound horses. We strive to bring people who love horses together with the horses we love.

Results:

During 2015 we took in 9 horses from race tracks and adopted out 6 horses to loving families.

Target demographics:

the unwanted horse population

Direct beneficiaries per year:

85 students and 47 community service people

Geographic areas served:

Tampa, Florida

Programs:

Rescuing, rehabilitating, rehoming horses. We also reach out to the community by offering Bright Future hours to high school students and we work with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department's community service program.

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813-407-6805
http://www.equestrianinc.org

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

St. Petersburg College students volunteer at this facility and absolutely enjoy the hospitality of Glenda and friends. It is kind of sad that a disgruntled former volunteer, whose horses basically boarded for free, felt that this is a forum to air her discontent because the non-profit could no longer afford to feed and hay her horses. When she was asked to fulfill her obligation to "volunteer" in exchange for board, she became disgruntled and left. Of course, there is a lot of sand, it is called Florida, but there is a wonderful swimming hole that the horses love. Also, faithful donations keep the horses stocked with wonderful hay to munch on. Of course donations pay for medicine, vet bills, hay and feed, but it is the volunteers that come out to clean stalls,fix fences, lunge the horses, and brush and groom them, who provide a valuable service.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Provide them with about 200 grassy acres and a 40 stall barn without landlord harassment.

How does this organization compare with others in the same sector?

Very Well

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you recommend this organization to others?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

 
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 1 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

Hazards everywhere where horses roam. Too much sand, not enough grazing area. Multiple horse deaths from colic. What is going on there???

 
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