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Homeschool Program is BACK!

Back again this school year is our popular Homeschool Education Program (ages 5-17). This program was designed exclusively for homeschool students and allows participants the opportunity to learn about equines by working hands-on with DEFHR’s own rescue horses. Students meet once a month from September - May. Participants will learn basic handling and care of horses while engaging in educational lessons and fun activities.

Registration has already started, and slots fill fast!

For more information and registration forms, please click here.


Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR), a nonprofit equine rescue in Woodbine, MD, is seeking a Marketing and Communications Coordinator working in the development office, directly with the Development Director to advance the organizations mission locally and nationally. If you have a fire in your belly to learn the ins and outs of how a nonprofit organization functions and the opportunity to wear many different hats – all with a specific goal to increase awareness of an organization – we want to hear from you. You’ll coordinate initiatives developed by the marketing, communications and development departments while bringing new creative ideas to our organization. This position provides a lot of latitude and is ideal for someone who enjoys being creative and taking the initiative.

To lean more about the position click here for job description.

If interested email resume with a cover letter and any salary requirements to

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DEFHR Needs Your Leadership and Experience

DEFHR is looking to appoint 5 new board members to ensure we have the capacity and skills to oversee the next phase of our work; to include individuals with skills in the marketing, legal, development and fundraising professions coupled with a compassion for animals and support of DEFHR's mission.  For more information see board member job description.  If interested please download the application and email along with your resume to our Development Director, Caroline Robertson at



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2016 DEFHR Fall Festival Festivities

Friday, September 16th, 2016 for DEFHR's Kick-Back Kick-Off concert with "The Best of Frederick" band Vinyl Rhino. 6PM - 9PM.

Saturday, September 17, 2016 for DEFHR's annual Fall Festival, 11AM - 4PM.

For more information click here.