DEFHR Lead Trainer Sara Strauss with Keegan

Visit DEFHR at MD Horse EXPO!

Days End Farm Horse Rescue will be at Maryland Horse World Expo in Timonium from January 20 - 22, 2017. Stop by our booth to say hi, learn about our programs, and get your photo taken with one of our adoptable horses!

Don't miss Sara Strauss, Head Trainer, leading a short clinic all about 'Developing the Adoptable Horse' on Saturday, January 21st from 3:00PM - 4:00PM. DEFHR's Community Outreach Director, Nicky Wetzelberger, will lead an hour long seminar class for young horse lovers titled 'All About Horses for Kids' on Saturday, January 21st from 11:00AM - 12:00PM.

Come show your support, we'd love to see you and say hi! For more details, please click here.

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Upcoming Animal Welfare Continued Education Opportunity!

DEFHR is offering TWO great opportunities for animal welfare professionals on Monday, February 6 as part of our Equine Cruelty Investigation series. The next two classes are going to be extremely informative and popular with two prominent speakers, Madeline Bernstein and Gillian Deegan.

 Madeline Bernstein is the President of spcaLA and a highly accomplished and respected attorney. DEFHR has invited Madeline to instruct a class about the ‘Anatomy of a Hoarding Case’.  This class will be extremely beneficial to all attendees and will be held at DEFHR from 9:30AM – 12:30PM.  In the afternoon from 1:00PM – 4:00PM, Gillian ‘Jill’ Deegan, a contract attorney for the Animal Legal Defense Fund will lead a class about ‘Large Scale Seizures’.

For more information, please visit our Equine Cruelty Investigator Series page and download a registration form.


We are HIRING a Summer Youth Program Leader!

Get ready to have the time of your life this summer! A job at Days End Farm Horse Rescue provides you with the perfect opportunity to make a difference. You’ll find yourself engaged in meaningful work, and you’ll have an absolute ball doing it!

Two Summer Youth Program Leader positions are currently available. Summer Youth Program Leaders will be in charge of instruction and supervision of DEFHR’s Legacy Program. The Legacy Program runs June 12, 2017 to August 18, 2017 (Monday through Friday) from 8:00am – 5:00pm. The Legacy Program, which is sponsored by Days End Farm Horse Rescue, teaches youth volunteers a variety of equine related topics that are reinforced through activities catered to the lesson taught. Legacy Program participants are youth ages 7 – 17. This program enables participants to take their horse and Days End knowledge to a new level while having fun!

If you’re interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity please contact Nicky Wetzelberger with any questions, or click here to download an application to apply.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017



To be filled ASAP!

We are looking for an empathetic and motivated individual to join our team of dedicated staff! Job responsibilities will include feeding, medicating, turning in/out, stall cleaning, volunteer/intern management, etc. Advanced equine handling skills is required and experience in education/public speaking is a plus. Barn Assistants require leadership skills to facilitate good working relationships with the public, volunteers, donors, staff and interns in order to provide excellent care for 70+ previously abused or neglected horses daily.

Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick, direct deposit, and IRA. Pay starts at $9-9.50/hour.

Please send resume to We look forward to hearing from you!