We have purchased horses from the Camelot NJ Feedlot. These horses are basically on death row. They have from Wednesday, the night of the auction, until Saturday at noon to find homes. Several NJ rescues have banded together and publicize the horses on facebook and several other websites every week. In order to rescue them from death row, there are hundreds of people who donate money to place the horses in a rescue where they can be adopted out safely.
We also attend local auctions, New Holland and are planning a trip to Camelot in the future. This fund will pay for horses to be pulled from Camelot or from other auctions or horses in a dire circumstances. Please help us to save these horses who have very little chance.
So here are CVHR’s Auction Fundraising Rules:
- As much as possible, fundraising will be done in advance of auction. Once we have a reasonable amount in the fund, we will pick a horse to support and fundraise for the rest.
- I have to have room & funds here for the horse for 2-3 months which is the average period of time a horse spends here. Some have been here for a year or more and some are adopted out right after QT but I have found that it averages out at 2-3 months.
- Donations to this fund will be used to save an at-risk horse from Camelot or some other auction/feedlot. I cannot guarantee that any specific horse will be saved although I do my best. If you are interested in saving a particular horse, consider purchasing it privately from Camelot.
- Most horses that are adopted from CVHR have an adoption fee. They are also protected by a contract that keeps them from ever ending up back on death row. I try my best to keep the fees reasonable and it is much less than the cost of purchasing a horse at Camelot and having it shipped. These adoption fees are used to buy hay, grain and pay vet bills. At this time, adoption fees are so low and feed costs so high that adoption fees barely cover our intake for the horses’ such as floating teeth, vaccinations and farrier care.
We can only save these horses with your help
You can donate in one of two ways. You can make a single donation as many times as you like and in any amount that you choose. All sized donations are appreciated from $2 to $2000. We get a lot more $2 -10 donations and they add up quickly. Please designate this for the Auction Fund.
All Donations to Central Virginia Horse Rescue are tax deductible as of July 19, 2010.
Donate to the auction fund!.