A horse sponsorship includes and helps us pay for:
*Hay- horses hay intake increases greatly during the cold months!
* Grain- several of our therapy horses are middle aged or even senior horses that require extra calories. We feed Tribute Feeds.
*Supplements- necessary vitamins and minerals, joint supplements and other various supplements that keep our therapy horses feeling and looking their best.
*Farrier (hoof care)
*Electricity (to run and heat the waterers)
*Insurance-even if we aren't teaching we still have to maintain our liability insurance all year
All this is $325 per horse, per month. We have 12 wonderful therapy horses
Can you help us support our horses through the winter months? Covid has put us in the position several times of shutting completely down because of possible exposure...causing complete loss of income. Covid also caused all but one of our fundraisers to be canceled this year to do our part to keep the community safe. Things are much tighter than we'd like heading into winter. It would be so very helpful to our program if we had help supporting our horses through these trying times!
And what better gift to give someone than sponsoring a therapy horse in their name!
Please contact Sarah Rzadzki at 262-305-7693 if you are interested in sponsoring a horse!
The Helping Hands Amazing Horses!
24 year old, American Paint Horse Mare
20 year old, Paint Mare
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17 year old, Percheron Mare
Teenage, American Quarter Horse Gelding
Pre-teen, National Quarter Horse Gelding
22 year old, Halflinger/Welsh Mare
Pre-teen, Grade/Rescue Pony
Teenage, Grade/Rescue Mare
Teenage, American Paint Horse Gelding
The Helping Hands Retirees
After years and countless rides, it was time for these horses to retire. Although they never failed and gave each lesson all their heart, they are physically not able to safely carry a person any longer. How do repay a horse who has given you its heart and soul? Who has worked tirelessly for years, through all sorts of weather and conditions? A horse who patiently carried your vulnerable and hurting?
After asking so much of them, we kindly let them live their retirement at home, in their herd, with their people. We continue to care for and love them, as they well deserve.
Teenage, American Paint Horse Mare
20 year old, Percheron/Thoroughbred Gelding
The Helping Hands Angel Horses
Joe was a favorite who was gone way too soon. He was a joker but always dependable.
This mare was a favorite. She was gentle, patient and gave many good years to the HHHH riders. Halo given 2021.
Eeyore did many things beyond Helping Hands and gave his last years to our riders. He was always calm and willing to work.
Often made his riders laugh and worked very hard. Wings given 2021.