Category Archives: Press Release

DEFHR IS ACCREDITED BY THE GLOBAL FEDERATION OF ANIMAL SANCTUARIES

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Logo - GFAS Acrredited The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Days End Farm Horse Rescue as of September 21, 2015. Accreditation signifies that Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) meets...
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DEFHR Is Accredited by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]TAA_Accredited Badge-2015_2017 The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced that 37 aftercare organizations have earned accreditation in 2015, of which 21 were re-accredited and 16 earned accreditation for the first time. This increases the Alliance's total to 56 accredited aftercare organizations using more than 180 facilities across...
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2 Horses with Extremely Severe Hoof Neglect Arrive at DEFHR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One mini had to be euthanized at the impound site; all 3 had been living in a manure filled stall for at least 15 years!  Washington County Impound PR PicToday two emaciated horses--one full-sized stallion and one miniature stallion--were removed from a stall piled high with 3-4...
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Baltimore City’s Mounted Police Horse, Barney, Joins DEFHR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An equine officer retires to a new career in educating law enforcement and the community Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) will be welcoming an 18-year-old Belgian draft horse named Barney to the farm on Wednesday, August 12. Recently retired from the Baltimore Police Department’s Mounted Police Unit, Barney will be starting a new career as...
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ASPCA Awards 2014 Grants

Days End Farm Horse Rescue received two grants from ASPCA in 2014—a $5,000 Anti-Cruelty Grant for 8 horses impounded by Prince George’s County animal protection authorities in April, and a $500 Grant for General Operating Expenses in Honor of Carolyn “Nicky” Ratliff. The Anti-Cruelty Grant went directly toward taking care of the 8 horses which were...
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DEFHR RECEIVES COVETED 4-STAR RATING FOR FINANCIAL HEALTH

Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) received a coveted 4- out of 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. It is the tenth year in a row the organization has been awarded this coveted rating from Charity Navigator, the country’s top charity evaluator providing donors with information that helps them...
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Days End Farm Horse Rescue Celebrates ASPCA Help A Horse Day

Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) will be celebrating the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) national Help A Horse Day on April 26 and competing for a chance to win up to $10,000 in grant prizes to assist with their efforts to protect horses. DEFHR will be celebrating Help...
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Days End Farm Horse Rescue Takes In 14 Horses From Arabber Stable

At the request of Animal Control Officers with the Baltimore City Health Department, Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) assisted with an emergency situation involving 14 horses at an “Arabber” stable on South Carlton Street on January 13. The horses, which include various breeds, were taken to DEFHR for immediate care and evaluation. According to Erin...
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