Oregon Equine Foundation Fundraising
2019 Win, Place, Show Party Fundraiser
About The Foundation's 2019 Benefiting Non-Profits
Zeb’s Wish Equine Sanctuary
Zeb’s Wish is located in Sandy, Oregon. A non-profit since 2013, they have provided rescue and sanctuary for over 50 horses, donkeys, and mules coming from dire situations - off the slaughter trucks destined for slaughterhouses in Mexico and Canada, some from horrendous abuse, and some who were starved, beaten or abandoned.
The grant to Zeb’s Wish was for building a multipurpose room to serve as a classroom, volunteer center, and education/event center. This need has been met through the use of the Founder’s living room in her private residence. With the support of this grant and matching funds provided by individual donors, part of the old barn was refurbished into a dedicated meeting space.
Lake Oswego Equestrian Center
LOEC is a newly formed non-profit located in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Their mission is to foster amateur equestrian sports competitions, clinics and other educational activities in the Portland metro area, to educate the public about equestrian sports and horses, and to provide community outreach and programs regarding horsemanship and horses.
LOEC's grant helped them with their launch expenses, specifically marketing and event marketing. Additionally, grant funds enabled LOEC to sponsor show fees for disadvantaged riders (can’t afford, at-risk, disabled) and veterans during its first year.
HyTyme Equine Rescue
A non-profit since 2007, Hytyme is located in Eagle Creek, Oregon. HyTyme has been providing a second chance for rescued horses, and caring for retired senior horses for over 12 years. The “sanctuary” horses have behavioral or physical problems that prevent them from being adopted as riding horses. Unless the perfect home becomes available, “sanctuary” horses will remain at HyTyme for life.
HyTyme had purchased five baby horses from a slaughter feedlot. These five young horses were orphaned foals from a feral herd of horses in Colville, WA. Their mothers had been gathered from the range and shipped to slaughter. HyTyme’s grant funds were used to geld them, vaccinate them, deworm them, trim their hooves, and purchase halters. They were socialized, halter trained, and put up for adoption.