Category Archives: Ways to Give

Special Fundraisers

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_separator color="grey" align="align_center" style="" border_width="" el_width=""][vc_column_text]Make your special moments even more meaningful by raising funds to support horses in need. Instead of birthday or wedding gifts, ask your loved ones to show their support for you by donating to a cause you love - ensuring horses receive quality care & treatment! Host a special...
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Workplace Giving

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_separator color="grey" accent_color="#820202"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="273" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="350x150" alignment="center" img_link_large=""][vc_empty_space height="32px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Help horses heal by donating to Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) through your employer's workplace giving campaign. Often companies will match your donation, helping to double the impact of your dollars. Some companies even donate to match your volunteer hours! Read more

Gifts In-Kind

[vc_row full_width=""][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_separator color="grey" accent_color="#820202"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=""][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="505" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="350x500" alignment="center"][vc_empty_space height="32px"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Share your treasures and talents with horses in need! DEFHR accepts in-kind gifts of new or gently used items including: DEFHR also welcomes donations of services such as:
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Plan For The Future With DEFHR

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_separator color="grey" align="align_center" style="" border_width="" el_width=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=""][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="1414" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self" img_size="350x275"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Gift and estate planning with DEFHR can ensure that horses have a safe place to receive healing care for years to come; it may also help you increase income, reduce income taxes, eliminate capital gains tax and/or pass assets to your...
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Calendar Contest Eligibility and Photo Criteria

Calendar Contest Graphic Eligibility Requirements
  • Each horse’s condition must be that of a fully rehabilitated, healthy animal.
**Thoroughbred horses along with other horses who naturally may appear lean when in consistent work but are in fact healthy and fully rehabilitated will be taken into consideration**
  • Each horse must have been...
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Calendar Contest Prizes and Entry Form


Calendar Contest Graphic

Prizes and Awards

  • From the selected 26, the TOP 12 with the most votes will appear as a featured horse of the month in the 2016 DEFHR calendar. The winners will also receive a free copy of the calendar.
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Calendar Contest

Calendar Contest All-Star Final


*First Ever All-Star Edition - Vote for your favorite!
We have comprised a select list of DEFHR ALL-STAR horses. The past five cover horses, staff and supporter favorites and a handful of greats who never made it.

Share the link with friends, family, co-workers and others to support your favorite DEFHR horse. Your votes will ultimately determine the 12 finalists and the 2016 cover horse.

Each vote costs $1.00. So, $20.00 equals 20 votes. Feel free to vote as many times as you want – ALL For The Horses!

may be received in 3 ways:

  • Vote Online: Find your horse above and choose the "Vote" button.
    Votes will be reflected in real time.
  • By Phone: 301-854-5037
    DEFHR Staff can take your votes over the phone and process your credit cards. Votes will be reflected within 24 hours of receiving your call.
  • By mail:
    PO Box 309 Lisbon, MD 21765
    Checks mailed in need to have the horses name in the memo field may be made payable to Days End Farm Horse Rescue. Votes will be reflected within 24 hours of receiving the check.

Our 2016 All Star Contest Winner & Cover Horse will receive:

  • A gift certificate and gift basket to Stablemates (tack shop in Mt. Airy)
  • FREE Copy of the 2016 Calendar
  • Gallery Wrap Canvas – of calendar photograph

Voting begins: 10/22/2015
Voting ends/winner is announced: 11/15/15
Selection and submission to designer: 11/16/15
Calendar submitted to printer: 11/23/15
Calendar Sales: 12/12/15 at "Jingle & Mingle" Holiday Party

Questions? Call Jordyn Hutchins or Caroline Robertson at 301-854-5037 or email