2nd annual Hooves and Howls festival: Saturday, September 16

Please come out to visit us this Saturday (September 16). We’re hosting the 2nd annual Hooves and Howls festival in partnership with PurposeFULL Paws. The event is from 11 am to 4 pm and parking is at the Orchard House (4599 Shepherdstown Road, Martinsburg). This is a family-friendly and dog-friendly event that is open to the public. After you’ve explored the crafts, food, and dog oriented activities at the Orchard House, take the hay ride over to the HwH complex. We’ll have pony rides, games, raffles, and a pumpkin patch.HoovesAndHowls2017HalfSheetImage

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Craft Vendors wanted for Hooves & Howls 2

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We’re looking for vendors for the 2nd annual Hooves and Howls event (in partnership with PuposeFULL Paws) – Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Orchard House on Shepherdstown Road in Martinsburg, WV. If you or someone you know are interested and would like more information, contact Jennifer at ceicher313@msn.com or call her at (304) 229-9645 or (304) 839-1354.

You can download and print the Hooves & Howls craft vendor application here: Craft Vendor Application

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2017QuiltFundraiserFlyerImageHey everybody,  we’re having another quilt raffle.  It’s still nice and warm, but it just a few short months, you will want the additional warmth this gorgeous fall quilt will provide.   Raffle tickets are$1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.   The drawing will be held during the 2017 annual banquet at the end of November (just in time for Christmas!!!).  Please contact Kay if you’d like to help sell raffle tickets.  Many of our volunteers and participants will be selling tickets.  If you would like to purchase a ticket, please contact any of the volunteers or participants, or contact Kay.

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August 5: Shine Dawgs 4th Annual Car, Bike, and Truck Show raising funds for Horses with Hearts

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2017 Myrtle Beach Raffle winner

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The drawing for the 2017 Myrtle Beach Raffle was held at the Horses with Hearts complex on Thursday, June 29.  The winner is Temple Terikidsen with ticket # 297.  Congratulations Temple!!!!

A video of the live drawing is available via facebook.  (https://www.facebook.com/HorsesWithHearts/videos/10154426907840728/)

 

 

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2017 Myrtle Beach Raffle

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4th Annual Myrtle Beach vacation raffle benefiting Horses with Hearts:

Horses with Hearts is raffling a Myrtle Beach vacation.  For $10 each, you will receive a 1 in 400 chance to win a week-long vacation in a beachfront vacation home in sunny, beautiful Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from a limited set of weeks during October/November 2016 or March/April 2017.  The vacation home includes 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and can sleep up to 12 people.  A virtual tour is available at: https://www.grandstrandvacations.com/Terrapin-Cove-Cherry-Grove.html?id=223&Start=0.

 

Drawing Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017

Location: Horses with Hearts Complex

100% of the funds raised by this raffle will go toward preparing the property that will be the “forever home” for Horses with Hearts Therapeutic Riding...

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2017 Calendar now Available

 The 2017 Horses with Hearts calendar is now available.

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The cost per calendar is only $15.  For an additional $5, the calendar can be mailed to your home.

To purchase a calendar with delivery via postal mail ($20): 

To purchase a calendar to be picked up at the HwH office or farm ($15): 

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#GivingTuesday

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#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

You are the most important part of making this movement a reality.Please consider a donation to Horses with Hearts on this very special Giving Day!  

Check out the Giving Tuesday website by clicking here to learn more and see how you can be a part of the conversation.


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Shepherd WISH Grant Awarded to HwH

Horses with Hearts received 1 of 4 grants awarded from WISH (Women Investing in Shepherd), a giving circle sponsored by the Shepherd University Foundation.  This grant of $20,625 will be used to build a handicapped accessible restroom for participants and volunteers and a wash rack for horses.  For more information about the WISH grants, read the Journal Newspaper article dated August 22, 2016.

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Congratulations New Certified Instructors

Horses with Hearts hosted a PATH International Workshop / On-Site Certification on August 4th – 8th.   Many thanks to Sue Adams and Sue Radcliff, PATH certified faculty, who led the workshop and tested the certification candidates.  There were 10 workshop participants and 7 of those were candidates for certification.  Astoundingly all 7 certification candidates achieved their goal of becoming PATH International Certified Instructors.  3 of the newly minted Certified Instructors received training and mentoring at Horses with Hearts, 2 other new Certified Instructors received training and mentoring locally at STAR Equestrian Center in Hagerstown, MD, and the remaining 2 new Certified Instructors were affiliated with centers in other states.

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