SummerWinds Stables

SummerWinds Stables
148 GreyStone Road
Hartly DE 19953

Physical Address:
12430 Coopers Ln,Worton,MD 21678

Tax ID/EIN: 51-0407643
Year Founded: 2001
Last Updated 2014-05-26

Public Charity

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Primary Focus involving horses (Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):  Horse Welfare

Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.

Our organization operates programs involved with providing equine assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) using certified instructors for individuals with special needs.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care of horses to provide its services.

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our mission is to provide rescue and sanctuary to abused, injured, homeless, and retired horses until they can be placed in permanent, loving homes; to provide an North American Handicapped Riding Association Certified equine-assisted therapeutic program to assist at-risk and low income children; and to discover and deepen the natural bond between horse and human through educational and outreach programs.

Volunteer Opportunities

Exercise Rider
Minimum Age: 18
We are looking for a trainer who would be willing to work with our off-track thoroughbred rescues. Must have an equestrian background and be willing to provide references. Work at your own schedule while giving back to a wonderful cause!

Facilities Help
We are looking for carpenters, painters, and general handymen (or women) to help restore our old facility. We work by project, so the duties are varied. We would love to have your help - if only for a day! So much is needed to restore our old farm and we need your help to make this farm our sanctuary for ALL who enter. Please email for more information!

Our rescued horses loved to be brushed and spoiled! We are looking for a few good groomers who want to learn about horses and horse care, enjoy being "hands on" at the rescue, enjoy that one on one time with a needy horse. Horse experience helpful but not necessary- training available! Kids welcome!

Volunteer Coordinator
Minimum Age: 18
We are looking for someone to coordinate our volunteer hours, duties, and our youth volunteer program. Must have great organizational skills and have an equestrian background.

Mowing & Trimming Help
We are looking for volunteers who wish to help with the grounds maintenance at the farm. Mowing, trimming, gardening, establishing new beds, and helping with landscape of the farm. Must be 18 or older to operate farm equipment.

Wish List Items

3 Or 4 Horse Trailer
We are looking for a large horse trailer to use for our rescue missions. Does not have to be fancy...just something that is safe and well maintained.

We are always in need of hay! These guys can EAT!

Fill Dirt
We are looking for clean fill dirt to fill in holes and provide a base for a new porch area.

Manure Spreader
We need to spread that poop! Does not have to be new or fancy, just has to get that stuff spread! Please help if you can!

We need to replace our old,rotted barn windows. There are 32 windows that need to be replaced. Can you help?

We are looking for ALOT of beige/tan outdoor paint to paint our BIG BARN! Can you help? We would be so grateful!

We always seem to run out of halters! Can you spare a few?