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Review for Horsesisters & Associates Inc, Titusville, FL, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

Well, all I can say is go to Horsesisters Truth or Dare on Facebook for the truth about this place. Also go to the Brevard County Clerk of the Court website and look up the director's legal records. Assault. Horses at Large. And the transcript of the neglect trial is on ratemyhorsepro.com. Please do your research before donating to this scam organization.

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

Badly

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

None

Will you recommend this organization to others?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Horsesisters & Associates Inc, Titusville, FL, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

The post by 'An expert' sounds an awful lot like the director herself. The director is currently on probation for battery after having copped a plea to the charge in court. There is still a civil suit pending against her and her husband. These facts are available on the Web site run by the Brevard County Clerk of the Court.

The judge also upheld his original order stating that this scam of a charity can NOT acquire any more equines.

The supportive posts regarding this abomination of a place are from people who benefit from the money coming into the charity. The director has posted that she and her family do receive money for operating the carriage rides. See the facebook group Horsesisters Truth or Dare for accurate information from people who really are in the community and really do see those poor horses.

Speaking of which, the charity also supports the director's own personal horses on the property that is free leased to Horsesisters with the feed that is donated to Horsesisters. They look to be in better shape than the rescued ones and have benefited from donated equine dental, farrier and veterinary services.

There are no therapy sessions going on at this place. No licensed therapists. Many unsafe practices are being taught to the volunteers there.

Horsesisters lies to venues and potential venues for their carriage rides saying that they have equine professional's insurance. They do not. They have a general liability policy that is inadequate and in fact non-existent coverage for equine related incidents. When those venues have been so informed they have rightly ended any affiliation with Horsesisters.

The only thing that the people on social media who criticize Horsesisters are doing is exposing the truth. Again, go to Horsesisters truth or dare on facebook. NObody in the community is calling those people 'haters'. Only the director.

The community has taken to calling this sham charity HorseSTARVERS, though. For good reason.

The rescued horses are still not getting adequate care. The director publicly acknowledges their lack of funds. Recent volunteers documented days on end that the horses had no feed. And still, the director hangs on to the poor things because without the so-called charity, she could not afford her own horses. They all need to be surrendered NOW.

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

Shut it down. Period. Rehome the horses where they will no longer be fodder for the director's imaginary life.

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

Badly

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

None

Will you recommend this organization to others?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Horsesisters & Associates Inc, Titusville, FL, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

Many reviewers are painting a false picture of Horsesisters. On ratemyhorsepro.com you will find court transcripts when horses were removed from them for cause. Please review them before contributing to this sham. The only mention of the group's lack of funds was when the judge decided not to make them pay fees. It was not provided as an excuse for them to have let the horses get in the emaciated condition they were in. The photo of the horse below is from years after he was with Horsesisters. He is now in good weight after being removed from their custody. Here, as on other boards, Clairese Austin has incited those with little or no direct knowlege of Horsesisters - other than what she tells them - to post reviews defending the substandard care horses receive at Horsesisters. Their tone and language gives away the incindiary nature of their outragous claims. There is no accountability in this organization and funds are co-mingled with no oversight. The personal and vindictive attacks on me continue as I reveal only the truth about conditions at the so-called "ranch". Horses deteriorate under their neglectful version of care, and they continue to be an abomination that reflects poorly on legitimate rescues. Please visit Horsesisters- Truth or Dare for an accounting of the concerns the local community has regarding this organization. As is evident from even the comments made here, the director has little grasp of the scope of responsibilities required of legitimate rescues and resorts to vitriol and threats in order to try and keep the charitible organization credential which allows her to solicit funds from the general (unsuspecting) public. Please join us in the call for Horsesisters to surrender horses to Animal Services so they can be properly cared for and not be food insecure again. If it was possible to give no stars or negative stars, I, and others, would.

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

Badly

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

None

Will you recommend this organization to others?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field
 

Review for Horsesisters & Associates Inc, Titusville, FL, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

Horsesisters recently had 3 horses removed from their property by Brevard County Animal Services for neglect. After about a month one, a pony, was deemed healthy enough to be returned. He died 6 days after being returned. The other two were released to an adoptive home where they are recovering from emaciation. The director makes many false claims as to the health of the horses and conditions at Horsesisters. The horses are not regularly fed adequate amounts of nutrition. The director does not have CHA accredidation as is claimed on the corporate Website. These comments come from personal observations and court documents. While the director gives the appearance of a knowledgeable horse person, the neglect of animals and the yelling and screaming at volunteers and others is serious cause for concern.

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

Badly

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

None

Will you recommend this organization to others?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field

Well, we don't know the real identity of Lynn Lambo https://www.facebook.com/lynn.lambo1?fref=ts as it is clear to many she is not who she claims she is. Those folks on her friends list belong to a sad group (along with stepfather & Mother Phil & his wife Victoria, the negative "phivic" comments here as well) of people that have now had almost a year to try and discredit HorseSisters and force us to close our doors based upon their behaviors. 1) Like contacting our venues, vendors, donors and sponsors with their lies 2) telling others they will be charged with "impeding an investigation" for donating to the horses 3) threatening to boycott and picket any event we attend 4) have their members call any city, county or state agency they please to make up any kind of lie they can to get us stopped and investigated - which is a tremendous waste of taxpayer dollars! They can't win. We are squeaky clean in all they try to trip us up with - because of what we learn here in how to conduct ourselves with complete transparency and an open door policy. NOT one of these spineless creatures has taken the time to visit the rescue or speak to the Director but rather they hide behind their computer screens causing the horses and innocent clients grief. Give it up!

And the hits keep on coming - you try and try and try to find anything you can in your sad, futile attempt to discredit Clairese and HS but you just can't win. Its really frustrating for you, we all see that. And this sad life of yours - the fact that daily you spend your time lying, spreading rumors, speaking absolutely ignorant comments about Clairese - who you clearly DON'T know a solitary thing about - you just won't let go - or after almost 12 months and the Judge's winning ruling for HS, stating our only problem being the economy, and the weekly monitoring by all the authorities you waste tax dollars summoning, won't give it all up as the complete waste of time it is - well it just shows everyone your EGO and how its all about YOU trying desperately to be right - and all based upon your irrational, childish attempts to fabricate untruths and false comments and behaviors. You are so desperate - you just make up things - throw things out there that are so untrue and ridiculous but you refuse to see how insane your actions and sad words are. You have to be glad there is no real LYNN LAMBO - as your real name would be ruined after your first comment.