We invite you to consider doing some of your gift-giving through Horses with Hearts. You can purchase a gift in someone’s honor. For example, a helmet can be symbolically purchased as a gift for that special someone. You can make a gift by clicking on one of the links below or by sending a check to Horses with Hearts at P.O. Box 2186, Martinsburg, WV 25402. We would be happy to mail an honor card to your loved one outlining that a financial donation has been made in his or her honor.
Here is our gift wish list:
Gift item #1: Helmets.
All of our participants are required to wear a helmet when riding a horse or doing ground work. All helmets used at our complex are ASMI certified and must be replaced after 5 years by the manufacture date. We need 15 helmets for the 2021 season. Each helmet costs $50. The total expense for helmets for 2021 is $750.
Gift item #2: Feed.
We need 12 bags of feed each month to feed the 17 horses that reside at our complex. 1 bag of feed is $25. 1 month of feed for all 17 horses is $300. The total expense for feed for 2021 is $3600.
Gift item #3: Annual shots: Vaccines and Coggins.
To run a successful program at Horses with Hearts, we need strong and healthy horses. Each horse receives annual shots to ensure their health. The cost for annual shots for 1 horse is $100. The total expense for annual shots for all of our horses is $1700.
Gift item #4: Bi-annual dental care.
Healthy horses need to have dental care every 6 months. The cost for dental care for 1 horse is $75. The dental care for all 17 horses is $1275. The total expense per year for dental care for all our horses is $2550.
Gift item $5: Farrier care.
The horses need to have hoof care every 6 weeks. Farrier care for 1 horse is $40. Farrier care for all 17 horses is $680. The total expense per year for farrier care for all of our horses is $6120.