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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animal Services, Animals

Mission: Our goal with www.specialhorses.org is to provide fundraising opportunities, marketing assistance, educational opportunities, and community outreach for registered 501(c)3 not-for-profit groups involved with equine rescue, rehabilitation, and retirement.

Results: Since 2009, Special Horses has raised several thousand dollars each year to help gold standard, in-the-trenches equine welfare organizations carry out their missions.

Target demographics: gold-standard 501(c)3 equine welfare organizations with their rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming efforts.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 11 rescues by raising over $13,000 to help with their rescue efforts.

Geographic areas served: the United States

Programs: on line fundraisers (auctions, Secret Santas), promotion and marketing, creating brochures and flyers, and assistance with grant applications.

Community Stories

5 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Laurie102

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I host a Public Affairs show on WIL in St. Louis & I had Wendi Neckameyer, President and Founder of Special Horses on as a guest to talk about the organization. Hearing her passion & learning so much about Special Horses, I know this is something I could feel comfortable sharing with my listeners. I am also grateful to Great Nonprofits because without you I never would have found Special Horses & I wouldn't have been able to help them spread the word of their mission &, believe me, their mission is one that needs to be shared.

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Special Horses Thank you so much for hosting us and for helping us share our mission with St. Louis!

Client Served

Rating: 5

Your $$$ will be well spent when donating to Special Horses, they allocate funds to horse rescues who have many success stories. Their spokes horse works tirelessly promoting online auctions (I suspect he has human help at times) I have both won and donated auction items, it was a very easy process. I was very happy with the jewlry I had the winning bid on. I highly recommend checking their auctions, some great stuff shows up and the more you buy the more horses you help! Keep up the good work Special Horses.

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Special Horses 10/07/2016

Thank you so much! We try and make the auctions fun and the items appealing and affordable for all - so we can help more horses! We so appreciate your donations and your participation!

Bright F.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Special Horses always goes above and beyond for the equine charities they support. They hold fundraisers, auctions, and advocate for legislation to improve the lives of all horses in our country. They have supported our charity for many years and are tireless in their support of equine in need.
Bev D
Bright Futures Farm

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Special Horses 09/02/2016

And we are proud and honored to support Bright Futures Farm!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Special Horses does great work raising money for horse charities. The spokeshorse, Ted Peeplover (you can find him on facebook) along with his human are busy collecting a variety of donated items to put in their online auctions, they always come up with interesting things you didn't know you needed until you see them! They have some particularly nice art work at times. I have bought several pieces of jewelry from them myself which arrived promptly and were just as they were pictured. I was so impressed with their efforts to help horses in need I donated an item to one their auctions myself and will do so again. Keep up the good work Special Horses, goodness knows there are 1000's of horses in need of rescue and help to find a new home in this country.

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Special Horses 04/07/2016

Thank you so much, and we so appreciate your generosity in contributing to our auctions!

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Special Horses has been a fantastic partner in fundraising for our non-profit as well as for several others. We have a lot of respect and gratitude for this organization and look forward to many more successful events together.

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Special Horses 04/07/2016

We are honored to be able to help the wonderful efforts of The Exceller Fund!

3 DawnH

Client Served

Rating: 5

Special Horses works tirelessly to help other equine non profits across the country. that have horses in their care. Their fundraisers are always a success and they don't just do a few events a year... they do many every year. Special Horses has helped our charity with emergency veterinary expenses, and has reached out to us, offering assistance when they saw us take in a neglected horse or have a special needs situation arise with one of our horses. This is a wonderful organization, well run and transparent. We can never thank them enough for their help.

Bev Dee
Executive Director
Bright Futures Farm equine charity

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Special Horses 04/07/2016

We are thrilled to be able to help such a wonderful rescue as Bright Futures Farm!