GIVE! 2017 

LIVE NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2017

We are seeking donors for our participation in the Colorado Indy Give 2017 campaign. Individuals, companies, clubs, or any type of organization can donate via the 2017 Give! website from November 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. You may also mail-in donations using a printed form which Give! can provide. 

Last year, in 2016, we raised $23,415 which went 100% to the purchase and installation of six new horse shelters. 

Our 2017 goal is to raise enough money to replace existing wire fencing with horse safe fencing materials that the animals won't escape from or be injured by. The minimum dollar amount needed to safely fence three enclosures each about 1/2  - 1 acre each is $35,000; to construct safe paddocks, corrals, and pastures on the entire 35 acres of our facility we need $525,000. 

Click here or on the photo at right to donate.

Contact us if you would like more information or to schedule a time to visit us at Spirit Keeper. We welcome you to meet the horses and see where your money is going. Click here to email us or use the information below.


Thank You,

Lori Torrini, Director

Spirit Keeper Equine Sanctuary 501(c)(3)

30315 Handle Rd, Yoder, Colorado 80864

(719) 339-0312

www.SpiritKeeperEquine.org

https://www.facebook.com/SpiritkeeperEquine/

CURRENT NEWSLETTER: Spirit Keeper News

Supplemental Newsletter: Horses Update

Training for Interns and Volunteers

2018 TRAINING COURSES AND DATES:


Registration is open now for:

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - Basic Equine Behavior, Safety, & Handling

11:00 am - 3:00 pm at Spirit Keeper Equine Sanctuary main barn

REGISTRATION THROUGH OUR ONLINE SHOP

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Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Basic Equine Care and Husbandry

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - Equine Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Response

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - Equine Training Principles

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Basic Equine Behavior, Safety, & Handling

Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17, 2018 - Starting the Untrained Horse

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - Basic Equine Care and Husbandry

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 - Equine Emergency Preparedness & Disaster Response

Saturday, Sept 15, 2018 - Equine Training Principles

DETAILS WILL BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE. 

Volunteer and Educational Opportunities

We welcome the Pikes Peak Community College Science of Zoo Keeping Technology students to Spirit Keeper Equine. They spend several days each semester working and learning about husbandry and behavior of equids to prepare them for careers at zoos and sanctuaries. These facilities often house a number of equids such as Zebra, Wild Asses, Mongolian Wild Horses, and sometimes domestic horses. Learning to care for horses is helpful in the general care of most ungulates (hoof-stock) both domestic and wild. Examples of odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyls) are horses, tapirs, and rhinos. Even-toed ungulates (Artiodactyls) are a mammals such as cattle, pigs, giraffes, camels, deer, and hippopotamuses. 

  • At Spirit Keeper students and volunteers get to have contact with horses, goats, and pigs!
  • Starting January 15, 2018 we will be starting an internship program and accepting working interns from Pikes Peak Community College. 

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