All About Equine Animal Rescue
EQUINE WELFARE NETWORK PROFILE



All About Equine Animal Rescue
1900 Rocky Springs Road
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Mailing Address:
2201 Francisco Drive, 140-174
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762


Phone: 916-520-4223

EIN: 27-0384523
Founded: 2009
Profile Last Updated September 13, 2020

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Effective Date
May 21, 2020

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Effective Date: May 21, 2020
Last Updated: August 15, 2020

MISSION & PROGRAMS

Mission:
All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. (AAE)'s mission is to rescue and rehabilitate horses, both wild and domestic, that fall victim to inhumane circumstances, most notably, horses that are abused, neglected, or slaughter-bound and find them forever homes, to provide long-term care for unadoptable animals, and to educate the community about abused, neglected, abandoned and unwanted or slaughter bound horses, (both wild and domestic).

Our organization provides programs involved with equine rescue, adoption & retirement
Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.
Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.
99% of our total programs and services are horse-related.
Number of facilities/locations where horses used in our programs are HOUSED AND CARED FOR or were HOUSED AND CARED FOR during 2020: 1
     1. All About Equine Animal Rescue
Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities: Not Applicable. Our organization does not use foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities

Summary of organization's goals, strategies to achieve the goals, accomplishments, and capabilities to meet the goals, including its long-term plans to sustain its programs:
AAE's goal is to help as many horses as reasonably possible within our means. AAE has acquired new property (61 acres) and is actively working with our local community foundation (El Dorado Community Foundation) to conduct a capital campaign to raise funds for developing a new rescue, rehab, and training/education facility to improve and expand our programs and to expand fee-based programs to increase our sustainability. By expanding training, AAE will be able to increase adoptions and shorten the time from intake to adoption, allowing us to rescue more horses. In addition to increased revenue, our expanded programs will draw more people to our new facility and increase education and awareness of the plight of the unwanted horse. Through volunteer support, annual fundraising activities, social media and outreach activities, AAE expands its reach into the community for support.

Horse Rescue, Rehabilitation, Retraining & Re-homing:
Overview of our programs involved with rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, re-homing and/or retirement:
     All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. (AAE) rescues horses from a variety of situations including abandonment and neglect, as well as surrenders due to financial hardship, death, and family health/crisis situations.
     AAE has also collaborated with other organizations, (eg, Dreamcatchers Wild Horse and Burro Sanctuary, ISPMB/Fleet of Angels, Virginia Range Wild Horse Sanctuary, Hidden Valley Wild Horse Sanctuary, Oakdale Equine Rescue, Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue, Performance Equine Rescue Network, Freedom Horse Rescue, etc.) to assist with hardship cases, large scale rescue, overpopulation situations, and herd reduction efforts. Additionally, AAE has supported local government animal services (eg, El Dorado County, Sacramento County, and Lake County). Upon intake, all horses are quarantined, evaluated, and receive veterinary care, as needed; horses are dewormed and vaccinated, when appropriate; dental and farrier care is provided; and feeding/supplement programs are individually designed based upon health needs.
     
     Wild, feral or otherwise unhandled horses are gentled and basic groundwork is provided. The horse's temperament, skills and abilities are evaluated and considered when interviewing potential adopters. The best situation for the horse is considered concern when matching potential adopters to ensure a successful adoption. AAE's primary purpose is to rescue and rehome, and occasionally, suitable horses become AAE residents for participation in AAE programs (eg, new volunteer orientation, outreach, and youth/adult programs), and on occasion, sanctuary will be provided to an older horse or horse with special needs, as well as retired residents, to ensure the remainder of their days will be good ones.

Community Outreach and/or Public Education:

Overview of our programs involved with providing community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses:
     AAE collaborates with local organizations to provide volunteer-based, educational and experiential activities, learning, and social development opportunities to students/clients with autism spectrum disorders, emotional issues, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, PTSD, alzheimers, dementia, and similar conditions while participating in the care of the animals and general activities. Currently, these activities are limited to activities that can be implemented/accomplished while participating in volunteer activities associated with care and handling of horses. These are one-time activities (eg, field trip, visits, etc.) and/or recurring activities (eg, job coaching/mentoring through volunteer activities).
     
     AAE also supports corporate team building activities through special volunteer projects to support AAE needs.
     
     AAE has temporarily suspended other equine-based activities for youth and adults pending relocation to our new property. AAE has provided equine-based educational and learning opportunities to at-risk and foster youth, Veterans, and other under-served populations. AAE also intends to add equine therapy programs to heal not only horses, but also children, veterans and others who have experienced trauma, abuse or neglect.
     
     AAE participates with local fairs, expos, chambers, and other similar events, as well as local school activities and retirement homes/senior care facilities, to educate the community about the plight of horses, the unwanted horse, slaughter, wild horses, older horses, and humane and compassionate care.
     
     AAE also collaborates with Scouts, National Charity League, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and other organizations to give children and adults a hands-on opportunity to learn about horses through volunteer activities.
     
     AAE has a very active presence in many different community activities, business expos, state and corporate giving programs, and fundraising events, as well as local chambers of commerce.

Our Programs/Activities that are not equine-related and/or involving animals other than equines:
 AAE occasionally takes in farm animals and/or dogs and cats. AAE temporarily suspended horse-human activities pending relocation. In past, AAE has housed some farm animals including alpacas, goats, and sheep for youth (rescue/farm) educational activities. These animals were rehomed due to pending relocation and lack of immediately appropriate housing. Current programs are horse-related, primarily rescue/rehab, volunteer orientation and outreach programs. AAE will reinstate youth and adult programs that include farm animals as well as horses, after relocation to the new property.


GOVERNANCE, MANAGEMENT & FINANCIAL REPORTING

Staff & Volunteers:
Chief Staff Officer (CSO):  Wendy Digiorno
Employees:   Full-Time:  1  Part-Time:  1  Volunteers:  200
Staff Recruitment, Screening and Training processes:
    Prospective staff complete a written application
    Every member of the staff is required to complete a Liability Release/Hold Harmless Agreement
    Every member of the staff is required to provide Emergency Medical Information
    Every member of the staff is required to sign a Photo Release
    Every member of the staff is updated on all the organization's policies and procedures on a annual and as needed basis or with any change in policy or procedure
    Every member of the staff receives training that includes safety guidelines, confidentiality, horse handling, horse identification, and emergency procedures; additional training is job specific
Not Checked:
    Prospective staff must provide in writing if they have ever been convicted of a felony, convicted of a sexual offense, or convicted for animal cruelty or neglect
    Every member of the staff is required to undergo a Background Check
    Every member of the staff provides parent/guardian information if applicable
    Every member of the staff carries current health insurance
    Every member of the staff has a written job description
    Every member of the staff is evaluated on an annual and as needed basis or with any change in their job description
    Every member of the staff has a supervisor and is responsible for keeping their supervisor up to date on work related activities
    The organization provides an Employee Handbook to every member of the staff
    The Employee Handbook includes employee-related information, such as hours of work, vacation, sick leave, dress code, cell phone usage, and the protocol for dismissal
    The Employee Handbook is reviewed annually and updated
    One or more staff members are trained in CPR and human first aid
    One or more staff members are trained in equine first aid
    Every member of the staff is subject to Random Drug Screening

Volunteer Recruitment, Screening and Training processes:
    Prospective volunteers complete a written application
    Every volunteer is required to complete a Liability Release/Hold Harmless Agreement
    Every volunteer is required to provide Emergency Medical Information
    Every volunteer is required to sign a Photo Release
    Every volunteer provides parent/guardian information if applicable
    Every volunteer is updated on all the organization's policies and procedures on a annual and as needed basis or with any change in policy or procedure
    Every volunteer receives training that includes safety guidelines, confidentiality, horse handling, horse identification, and emergency procedures; additional training is job specific
    Every volunteer is assigned a supervisor (staff member and/or senior volunteer) and is responsible for keeping their supervisor up to date on work related activities
    The supervisor assesses the volunteer's abilities and assigns specific duties to the volunteer based on their skills
    The organization records and maintains written attendance information and hours on every volunteer
    The organization provides a Volunteer Handbook to every volunteer
    The organization holds regular orientation sessions for volunteers and prospective volunteers that includes an overview of the organization, its mission, activities, volunteer responsibilities and expectations, safety guidelines, and a tour of the facility
Not Checked:
    Prospective volunteers must provide in writing if they have ever been convicted of a felony, convicted of a sexual offense, or convicted for animal cruelty or neglect
    Every volunteer is required to undergo a Background Check
    Every volunteer carries current health insurance
    Every volunteer has a written job description
    Every volunteer is evaluated on an annual and as needed basis or with any change in their job description
    The Volunteer Handbook includes volunteer-related information, such as hours of work, dress code, cell phone usage, and the protocol for dismissal
    The Volunteer Handbook is reviewed annually and updated
    Every volunteer is subject to Random Drug Screening

Governing Body:
Board meetings per year:  4
Number of Board Members:  6  Number of Voting Board Members:  6

Board Compensation:
Is Board Chair compensated?  No  Is Treasurer compensated?  No
Are there any other Voting Board Members that are compensated?  No

Board/Staff Relationships:
Are any members of the Board or Staff related to each other through family or business relationships? Yes
If yes, provide the name, title, responsibility and family/business relationship of each Board and/or Staff member.
The parents of the Executive Director own the property where AAE is currently operating. Parents are not Board or Staff/Volunteers.

Board Affiliations:
Are any Board members or Staff associated with and/or compensated by another organization with a relationship or business affiliation to your organization? Yes
If yes, provide the name, title, responsibility and family/business relationship of each Board and/or Staff member, and the name of the related organization.
The parents of the Executive Director own the property where AAE is currently operating. AAE pays rent to the property owners. Parents are not Board or Staff/Volunteers.

Conflict of Interest:
Does your organization have a written conflict of interest policy and regularly and consistently monitor and enforce compliance with the policy, including requiring officers, directors or trustees, and key employees to disclose annually interests that could give rise to conflicts?  Yes


Organization documents available on our website:
    Adoption/Foster Agreement

Organization documents available on request:
    Most recent Financials
    Most recent IRS Form 990
    Most recent Annual Report
    Equine Intake Guidelines
    Adoption/Foster Agreement
    Volunteer Handbook
    Bylaws

Additional explanation regarding governance, staffing and volunteer practices or further explanation of the answers above.
IRS Form 990s are available on GuideStar and AAE provides a link to GuideStar on our website.

Financial Reporting:
Budget:  *Missing
Equine Budget:   *Missing
Month Fiscal Year Ends: *Missing
Type of Financial Reporting (Audit, Review, Compilation): *Missing
Type of IRS Filing (990, 990-EZ, 990-N): *Missing
Does the uploaded Pro Forma 990/990 represent 2020? *Missing
IRS Form 990/Pro Forma 990 has not been uploaded for this facility.


EQUINE COSTS

Total Facilities: 1
All About Equine Animal Rescue: 2019 - Yes

Actual Horse Care Costs
$29833     Feed (Grain/Hay)
$3290     Bedding
$47296     Veterinarian
$16828     Farrier
$3900     Dentist
$210     Other Therapies
$236     Manure Removal
$32389     Medications & Supplements
$285     Horse Transportation
$2816     Maintenance
$4581     Horse/Barn Supplies
$0     Horse Care Staff
$11890     Horse Training
$0     Other direct horse-related costs not including overhead or other program costs.
$153554     2019 Total Horse Care Costs
Donated Horse Care Costs
$875     Feed (Grain/Hay)
$0     Bedding
$5255     Veterinarian
$0     Farrier
$3900     Dentist
$0     Other Therapies
$0     Manure Removal
$0     Medications & Supplements
$0     Horse Transportation
$0     Maintenance
$0     Horse/Barn Supplies
$695431     Horse Care Staff
$0     Horse Training
$0     Other direct horse-related costs not including overhead or other program costs.
$705461     2019 Total Donated Costs

/ All About Equine Animal Rescue: Horse care staff are volunteers.
     23243 Total volunteer hours for 2019
     National estimate $29.95 per hour.

Average direct cost per day per horse: $7
Average total cost per day per horse: $8
Average length of stay for an equine: 253 days (18952/75)


POLICIES

Acquisition
Our organization acquires horses/equines from the following source(s):
    Donation  
    Return  
    Surrender  
    Seizure  
    Abandonment  

Our organization does not acquire horses/equines from the following source(s):
    Free Lease  
    Purchase/Adoption from Owner  
    Purchase from auction  
    Purchase kill pen or feedlot  

Our organization will accept the following:
    Geldings
    Mares
    Pregnant Mares
    Foals
    Only Stallions to be castrated

Not Checked:
    Stallions

Additional information about our acquisition policies and practices:
AAE does not purchase horses from feedlots or killpens.

Intake, Assessment & Training
Prior to a horse being accepted and/or arriving at the facility, the organization requires the following with respect to the health status of the horse:
    If health records are not available or are out-of-date, our veterinarian will administer appropriate vaccinations
Not Checked:
    A current Coggins
    Vaccination records that have been administered within the last 12 months
    If health records are not available or are out-of-date, the owner is responsible for having vaccinations administered.

Prior to a horse being accepted and/or arriving at the facility, the organization has the following policies in place:
    The owner of a potential horse is interviewed over the phone or in person prior to seeing the horse
    The horse is evaluated at its place of residence
    The owner completes an application/contract which constitutes the agreement between the owner and our organization
    Horses are not taken on trial
Not Checked:
    The owner is financially responsible for the shipping of the horse to and from the organization

Upon intake, the organization has the following quarantine policy in place:
    The horse is confined to a designated and separate area for isolation and quarantine at the facility for a prescribed period of time
Not Checked:
    The horse is confined to a designated and separate area for isolation and quarantine off-site for a prescribed period of time
    The horse is not quarantined

The typical length of quarantine is:   10 to 20 days

Following arrival of the equine at the facility, the following is performed:
    Physical examination by a veterinarian
    Physical examination by trained barn staff
    Photographs are taken
    A Henneke Body Conditioning Score is assigned
    Physical examination by a farrier
    Physical examination by a dentist
    Vaccinations
    De-worming
    The horse is scanned to check for a microchip
    The horse is microchipped if the scan indicates that there is no microchip
Not Checked:
    Coggins test
    Blood work other than Coggins
    Fecal test

Following arrival at the facility, the horse is assessed for following skills and behaviors:
    Retrieval from a pasture/paddock
    Leading with a halter and lead rope
    Temperament, disposition and attitude, such as rated from very calm to very high spirited
    Saddling
    Bridling
    Lunging
    Loading onto and unloading off a trailer
    Mounting and dismounting
    Riding at the walk
    Riding at the trot
    Riding at the canter
    Riding by a beginner and/or unbalanced rider
    Tolerance to unusual objects and loud noises
    Known vices, i.e., cribbing, biting, kicking, weaving, stall walking, etc
    Grooming
    Bathing
    Tolerance to multiple handlers at the same time
Not Checked:
    Jumping
    Driving (Pulling a carriage)
    Clipping

Horses provided formal training (groundwork or riding):   As needed; no set schedule

Additional information about our intake, assessment & training policies and practices:
AAE collects as much information about each horse as possible before accepting into program. Person requesting surrender must complete a relinquishment form (or provide similar information) and transfer ownership. Horses are assessed for being approachable and touchable; for haltering, leading, and basic groundwork; and horses that are known ridable for saddling, bridling, ridable, as appropriate riding evaluator is availabe, depending upon information obtained during interview. Training schedule is dependent on evaluation and needs.
     
     Exceptions to above may be made based on information available, condition of horse, handleable horse (eg, wild/feral horse will be seen by vet once safe and halterable; health of horse will guide approach, etc)
     
     Quarantine will be extended if indicated (eg, upon vet direction, if health suggests with cough, runny nose, discharges, etc).
     
     Coggins if interstate travel involved.


Breeding
The organization has the following policies related to breeding and stallions:
    The facility or facilities where our organization conducts its programs, including foster facilities, does NOT breed horses.
    Our organization prohibits the breeding of horses/equines when re-homed or this statement is not applicable as all horses/equines remain at our organization for their lifetimes and are not re-homed under any circumstances.
Not Checked:
    The facility or facilities where our organization conducts its programs, including foster facilities, breeds horses
    The facility or facilities where our organization conducts its programs, including foster facilities, are permitted to house stallions

Euthanasia
The organization has the following policies related to euthanasia:
    Our organization will never have a horse euthanized for space
    Our organization will never have a healthy horse euthanized under any circumstances
    Our organization may have a healthy horse euthanized if it is a threat to itself, other horses, or people
    Our organization may have a horse euthanized after all reasonable treatment options have been explored
    Euthanasia is done on site when possible to decrease trauma from transport
    Euthanasia is done at the veterinarian's facility
    Disposal of the carcass is handled within 24 hours
Not Checked:

Horses will be euthanized upon the recommendation of:
    Veterinarian
Not Checked:
    Senior staff member without a veterinarian's recommendation
    The Board of Directors, or a member of the Board of Directors, without a veterinarian's recommendation
    Not applicable. The organization does not euthanize horses

The following are authorized to administer the procedure for your organization in accordance with state laws:
    Veterinarian
Not Checked:
    A certified euthanasia technician
    Senior staff with appropriate training
    Employee of animal control shelter or humane society with appropriate training
    Veterinary student under the supervision of a licensed veterinarian
    Not applicable. The organization does not euthanize horses

The organization utilizes the following methods of euthanasia:
    Intravenous administration of an overdose of barbiturates

Rehoming
Our organization has the following re-homing (adoption/purchase) policies and procedures in place:
    All potential adopters/purchasers complete a contract which constitutes the agreement between our organization and the new owner
    Our organization does NOT re-home a horse to first time horse owners
    Our organization will only re-home a horse to a location where another horse resides
    Potential adopters/purchasers must visit our organization and be observed with the horse on site
    The distance of a potential adopter/purchaser's home from our facility is a consideration for when re-homing a horse
    Adopters/purchasers are NOT required to provide updates
Not Checked:
    Our organization conducts a site visit of the adopter/purchaser's facility before the transfer of the horse to the adopter/purchaser's facility
    Potential adopters/purchasers are encouraged to do a short-term, on-site foster with the horse
    Our organization does not re-home horses under any circumstances; our organization retains custody of our horses and ensures care of the horses for their lifetimes.

The uploaded Re-homing agreement includes the following re-homing (adoption/purchase) statements:
    Our agreement states that re-homed horses CANNOT be sold, auctioned, or given away under any circumstances
    Our agreement states that re-homed horses CAN be sold or given away with prior written approval of our organization
    Our agreement states that re-homed horses cannot be bred
    Our agreement states that if there is any breach of contract the horse must be returned to our organization
    Our agreement states that our organization reserves the right to make scheduled visits
    Our agreement states that adopters/purchasers can return a horse to our organization free of charge
Not Checked:
    Our agreement states that our organization reserves the right to make unannounced visits
    Our agreement states that adopters/purchasers can return a horse to our organization for a fee
    Our agreement states that adopters/purchasers are required to provide updates (photos, vet records) for one year
    Our agreement states that adopters/purchasers are required to provide updates (photos, vet records) for two years
    Our agreement states that adopters/purchasers are required to provide updates (photos, vet records) for three or more years
    None of the statements are included.

Our organization requires references from the following:
    Veterinarian
    Farrier
    Personal/Other
Not Checked:
    Not applicable or no references required.

Transfer of ownership occurs:   Immediately (at the time of adoption/purchase)

The average equine re-homing (adoption/purchase) fee received by your organization:
$501 to $750

Our organization has the following policies and procedures related to horses that need to be retired, are no longer useful, or are no longer manageable:
    Horses remain at our organization for their lifetimes
    Horses may be found suitable homes by our organization
    In the case a horse is unmanageable and demonstrates repeated dangerous behaviors, the horse may be euthanized
    In the case a horse is unsound and/or unhealthy and cannot be treated to relieve suffering, the horse may be euthanized
Not Checked:
    Horses may be returned to their owners
    Horses may be sent to auction
    If a suitable home cannot be located within 12 months, the horse may be euthanized


Additional information about our rehoming policies and practices:
On occasion, exceptions may apply, eg, AAE may adopt a horse to a first time owner if new owner demonstrated exceptional understanding/experience and agrees to working with a trainer/instructor, has available resources for learning/advising; AAE conducts initial home evaluation via photos and GoogleEarth observation, and a home visit is scheduled, if concerns arise
View Re-homing Agreement

EQUINE CARE & SHELTER/FACILITY INFORMATION

Total facilities at which our organization cares for and shelters horses used in our programs: 1

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities: Not Applicable. Our organization does not use foster, overflow and/or satellite facilities


All About Equine Animal Rescue
All About Equine Animal Rescue
1900 Rocky Springs Road El Dorado Hills CA 95762
Contact: Wendy Digiorno
Contact's Phone: 916-520-4223
Contact's Email: wendy@allaboutequine.org

Does your organization own, lease or use a part of this facility? Lease

Please list all local, state and federal licenses held by the organization, including the expiration dates, or indicate that no licenses are required at the local, state or federal level. Please also list if this facility is accredited and recognized as compliant with the published standards of an accrediting organization, including the name of the organization and the date of the accreditation.
     AAE's facility achieved GFAS Verification status on April 14, 2016 and is working toward Accreditation.

Provide the contact information for the individual or organization responsible for investigating abuse in the county where the facility is located, including mailing address, email address, and phone information.
     Henry Brzezinski El Dorado County Animal Services 6435 Capitol Avenue Diamond Springs, CA 95619 530-621-6638 henry.brzezinski@edcgov.us

Does your organization conduct Equine Assisted Services (EAS) at this facility in accordance with the EQUUS Foundation Guidelines on Qualifications of Organizations Conducting Equine Assisted Services (EAS)? No

All About Equine Animal Rescue:

Grounds
Total number of horses involved with your programs at this facility: 48
Of the total number of horses involved with your programs at this facility, the number of horses that are microchipped: 48
Total number of horses at this facility INCLUDING those not involved with your programs: 48
Maximum capacity of horses at this facility: 60
Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 13
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns: 1  Run-in sheds: 18
Pastures: 1  Paddocks/Pens: 14
Uncovered Outdoor Rings: 3  Covered Outdoor Rings: 0  Indoor Rings: 0







Regarding structures at this facility where horses are stalled:
Do horses have assigned stalls in the structure(s)?    Yes    
Do all stalls/enclosures allow horses to lie down, stand up and turn around?    Yes    
Is there adequate ceiling & beam height (a minimum of 12 feet above the tip of the horse's ear) when standing in all stalls/enclosures?    Yes    
How often are the stalls/enclosures cleaned? 6-7 Days a Week
Are floors constructed and maintained for both good drainage and traction?    Yes    
Is there a ventilation and circulation system in place to control temperature and prevent buildup of toxic gases?    Yes    
Is wiring inaccessible to horses and maintained for safety?    Yes    
Are fire prevention/protection measures (fire alarms, extinguishers and sprinkler systems) maintained and in good working order?     Yes    
Is there adequate lighting to ensure safety in all areas of facility?     Yes    
Are emergency contacts, including veterinarian contact information, conspicuously posted in easily accessible locations?    Yes    
Are human and equine first aid kits easily accessible?     Yes    

How many hours per day, on average, are horses stalled? 0-3;
How many hours per day, on average, are horses turned out:
    Horses are out 4 to 8 hours per day
    Horses are out 24/7
    Horses are out 24/7 except they are brought in to feed
    Horses are out 24/7 except they are brought in if there is inclement weather

The following describes the pastures at this facility:
    All pastures are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Electric fencing is used; electric wires or tape fence are visibly marked
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly
    Pastures have natural protection for horses (i.e., trees)
    Pastures have man-made protection for horses (i.e., shelters)
Not Checked:
    This facility does not have pastures where horses can graze on pasture grass
    This facility has a written plan in place for pasture management, which includes guidelines for seeding, fertilizing, irrigation, mowing, dragging, harrowing, manure removal, removal of debris, the control of poisonous plants, and a schedule for cleaning
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for pasture management
    Barbed wire is used for fencing
    Pastures are rotated

The following describes the turnout areas other than pastures at this facility:
    All turnout areas are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Electric fencing is used; electric wires or tape fence are visibly marked
    Turnout areas have man-made protection for horses (i.e., shelters)
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly
Not Checked:
    This facility does not have turnout areas
    This facility has a written plan in place for the maintenance of turnout areas, which includes a schedule for cleaning, manure removal, and dragging
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for the maintenance of turnout areas
    Barbed wire is used for fencing

The following policies and procedures are in place at the facility to restrict public access and to keep horses safe:
    The property owner, staff member or caretaker lives on the premises and ensures that public access is restricted and is responsible for the security of the facility and horses
    Entrance gates are locked at night
    Visitors are only permitted at specific times
    Visitors are only permitted in specific areas
    The perimeter of the property is fully fenced
Not Checked:
    A security guard is present at night
    Horses are checked overnight
    By Appointment Only signs are posted.
    No Trespassing signs are posted
    Hold Harmless signs are posted
    Authorized Personnel Only signs are posted
    The property is fitted with motion lights
    The property is fitted with a security system monitored by police or a professional service
    The property is fitted with a security system that is monitored internally by staff (or the property owner)

All About Equine Animal Rescue

Veterinarian Information
*Vet Assessment Not Current.

Veterinarian: Diana Stolba, DVM
Clinic Name: Loomis Basin Equine Medical Center
2973 Penryn Rd.
Penryn   CA   95663
Phone: 9166527645

Equine Care
Horse Health Care/Barn Management Records: What system is used to collect and store health/horse care records?
    Onsite computer with cloud-based backup storage system
    Our organization utilizes a software application to maintain records

The following items are consistent with our feed management plan and practices:
    Horses are provided with individualized feeding plans, including supplements, according to age and any health issues
    Feed plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    Supplement plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    Horses are fed in individual stalls
    Horses are fed in groups
    Staff and volunteers are trained in proper feed measurements and protocols and observed periodically to ensure they are feeding correctly
    The feed chart is centrally located and updated as needed
    The area(s) where hay, feed, grain, and supplements are stored are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals in rodent-proof and mold-proof containers and grain bins
    Feed, supplements and hay types are clearly labeled
    Water sources, i.e., buckets, troughs, automatic waterers, etc. are kept clean, free of debris and chemicals, and protected from weather and other animals
Not Checked:
    Medications are kept in a locked, climate-controlled area

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to the ongoing assessment of horses in its care:
    Horses are assigned a Henneke Body Condition score upon arrival at the facility
    Photographs are taken of each horse upon arrival at the facility and kept with the horse's health records
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine chiropractor
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine acupuncturist
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine massage therapist
Not Checked:
    The Henneke Body Condition score is updated monthly
    The Henneke Body Condition score is updated annually
    The Henneke Body Condition score is updated with each visit by the veterinarian
    Photographs are taken of each horse monthly and kept with the horse's health records
    Photographs are taken of each horse annually and kept with the horse's health records
    Photographs are taken of each horse with each visit by the veterinarian and kept with the horse's health records
    Horses at our facility may be treated by an equine nutritionist

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to the weight-carrying or workload capabilities of horses/equines in our care:
    Our organization evaluates the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine at least annually
Not Checked:
    Our organization maintains a written record for each equine that documents the results of each evaluation of weight-carrying and workload limitations
    Our organization does not evaluate the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine
    Equines are not ridden; not applicable

The following variables are considered in determining the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine:
    Equine age, weight, breed, body condition, fitness, balance, health and soundness
    Weight and proper fit of the saddle and other equipment
    Terrain and footing in the working environment
    Duration and frequency of working sessions, as the frequency with which an equine is subjected to maximum weight carrying and/or workload
    Temperature and/or weather conditions
Not Checked:
    Equine conformation to include the top line, length of back, strength and width of loin, bone density (measured by the circumference of the cannon bone just below the knee)
    Size, shape, condition and angle of the hooves
    Participant weight, height, body proportions, balance, fitness and riding skills as well as behavioral issues and safety concerns
    Nature and pace of work, repetitive or varied, radius of turns, degree of incline and regularity of footing when equine is subject to maximum weight-carrying capacity
    Seasonal impact on the equines' workload and weight-carrying capabilities and limitations
    Our organization does not evaluate the weight-carrying and workload limitations for each equine
    Equines are not ridden; not applicable

Do horses have access to clean drinking water at all times?     Yes    

Hoof Care: How often is hoof care provided for each horse? Every 4-8 weeks and when an issue arises

Dental Care: How often is dental care provided for each horse? Annually and when an issue arises

Physical Examinations: How often is each horse given a physical exam by a veterinarian? Annually and when an issue arises

Horse checks: How often are horses visually and physically checked by personnel at the facility? Every day or 6 days a week

Parasite Control: Our organization has the following worming protocols in place: (Check all that apply
    A de-wormer is used without fecal testing

Fly/Insect Control: What remedies are used to control flies and insects?
    Fly parasites
    Fly Traps and Tapes
    Premise Sprays/Insecticides
    Fly Spray Repellent
    Fly Masks
    Fly Sheets
    Fans

The following represent the biosecurity practices in place at facility:
    Our organization follows the AAEP's Biosecurity Guidelines and/or the UC Davis Biosecurity Guidelines
    All volunteers are trained in best practices related to biosecurity
    A specific individual is assigned to care for sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Sick, affected and/or quarantined horses are cared for last if the caretaker must also care for healthy horses
    Sick, affected and/or quarantined horses do not have contact with other horses or other animals
    Restricted access signs are posted at primary points of access to sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Hand sanitizers and footbaths are available at all primary points of access to sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Manure and bedding from sick, affected and/or quarantined horses is disposed of in specific areas designated for infectious materials - not put in open air piles, and not spread on pastures
    Stalls, aisle ways, and common areas are disinfected after conclusion of the quarantine
    Horse trailers/vans used by sick, affected and/or quarantined horses are cleaned and disinfected after each use and cleaning takes place away from where horses are sheltered
    Horse-specific equipment used by sick, affected and/or quarantined horses is not shared and is clearly labeled
    Latex gloves are worn when working with sick, affected and/or quarantined horses
    Personnel are required to leave the facility (or shower and change clothing) after working with quarantined horses
Not Checked:
    The organization has a written biosecurity plan
    All staff are trained in best practices related to biosecurity
    Shared equipment used by sick, affected and/or quarantined horses is cleaned of organic debris and disinfected after each use
    Horses/equines are not quarantined.

The following represent the manure removal practices in place at facility:
    Manure is piled in an area where horses are not located
    Manure is hauled, sold or given away
    Manure piles are composted or spread on pastures
    Our organization adheres to the manure management guidelines set by state and/or local authorities
Not Checked:
    Manure is stored in dumpster(s)
    Manure piles are covered

The following steps are taken to help staff and volunteers readily identify each horse on the property::
    Horses are assigned the same stall/location each day
    A map/diagram is posted showing the location of each horse with horse names and photos
    Horse photos and profiles are available on the website
    Team leaders work with new staff/volunteers until they are able to identify the horses
Not Checked:
    Name plates are located on the stall
    Photos are located on the stall
    Horses wear halters with nametags
    A notebook or binder with photos and information on each horse is easily accessible
    Staff and volunteers are provided with an information packet with horse profiles, including photos and detailed descriptions
    Staff/volunteers are provided training on confirmation, markings, colors, and breeds

Our organization has the following policies and procedures in place pertaining to tack, apparel and equipment:
    Saddles are shared
    Saddle pads are shared
    Bridles are shared
    Bits are shared
    Blankets, sheets and turn out apparel are fitted and utilized for each horse appropriate to the horse's needs and the weather conditions
    Blankets, sheets and turn out apparel are cleaned regularly as needed
     Halters are shared
    Tack is cleaned only when needed
    Tack is inspected for overall working condition before each use by trained personnel
    Tack is assessed for fit before each use by trained personnel
    Tack is assessed for fit by trained personnel when a horse's body condition changes
    Tack is assessed for fit by trained personnel when a horse's disposition changes
    Assigned tack is clearly labeled
    Tack is stored in a climate-controlled location
    Helmets are shared
    Helmets are cleaned/disinfected after each use
    Helmets are replaced after a fall
    Helmets are replaced at least every five years.
Not Checked:
     All horses have specifically assigned tack, apparel and equipment that is not shared
    Blankets are shared
    Sheets are shared
    Turnout apparel is shared
    Tack is cleaned after each use
    Tack is cleaned weekly
    This facility enlists the services of a professional saddle fitter at least once a year
    Equines are not ridden; not applicable.


Emergency Preparedness
The following plans, policies, and procedures are in place at the facility to handle emergencies and address weather related issues, fire safety procedures, and/or any additional hazardous scenarios the facility could potentially experience:
    Emergency procedures are posted prominently
    Emergency phone numbers are posted prominently
    The facility owns or has access to a generator
    The facility maintains at least two weeks of hay, feed, shavings and medications
    The facility collects and maintains medical information from staff, volunteers, and clients
    The facility maintains appropriate liability and/or workers' compensation insurance
    All staff/volunteers are briefed regularly on emergency preparedness/safety procedures
    The organization has a written emergency preparedness/safety plan (EPP)
Not Checked:

The written EPP addresses the following areas:
    Local fire department and/or the state's emergency planning department procedures
    Medical emergencies for clients, staff, and volunteers
    Medical emergencies for horses
    Evacuation plans
    Fire
    Natural Disasters - thunderstorm, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, etc
    Protocols to notify emergency personnel
    Building/facility exit plans
Not Checked:
    Power outages
    Terrorist attacks

The facility follows the specific procedures to help PREVENT emergency situations:
    Smoking is strictly prohibited
    Hay is stored away from permanent or temporary structures where horses are stalled
    Permanent or temporary structures where horses are stalled are kept free of dust, cobwebs, trash, cleaning rags, and other flammable items
    Aisles and doorways are kept clear
Not Checked:
    NO SMOKING signs are posted prominently
    Heaters with automatic shutoff settings are used

How often are the following checked or performed?
Fire Extinguishers are checked: Annually
Smoke detectors are checked: Annually
Electrical Systems are checked: Annually
Fence lines are checked: Daily
Turnout Areas are checked: Daily
Sprinkler systems are checked: Not at all/NA
Fire drills are conducted: Annually
Review of safety protocols with staff are conducted: Not at all/NA
Review of safety protocols with volunteers are conducted: Annually
The Emergency Preparedness Plan is reviewed and updated: Annually

Equine Transportation
2-horse trailer with truck or van:
    2 Owned onsite  0 Access onsite but not owned  6 Access offsite;
3-horse trailer with truck or van:
    1 Owned onsite  0 Access onsite but not owned  2 Access offsite;
4-horse trailer with truck or van:
    2 Owned onsite  0 Access onsite but not owned  4 Access offsite;
6-horse trailer with truck or van:
    0 Owned onsite  0 Access onsite but not owned  0 Access offsite;
8-horse trailer with truck or van:
    0 Owned onsite  0 Access onsite but not owned  0 Access offsite;
10-horse trailer with truck or van:
    0 Owned onsite  0 Access onsite but not owned  0 Access offsite;



EQUINE CENSUS SUMMARY

Total Facilities: 1
All About Equine Animal Rescue: 2019 - Yes

44 Total number of horses involved with your programs on January 1, 2019
PLUS: Horse Intake during 2019
0 Donated
0 Free Lease
0 Purchase/Adoption from Owner
0 Purchased from Auction
0 Purchased from Kill Pen/Feedlot
16 Surrendered
0 Seized
11 Abandoned
0 Returned
4 Transfer
0 Born at facility
31 Total intakes
LESS: Horse Departure during 2019
28 Horses adopted/sold:
0 Horses transferred/returned
0 Horses deceased
2 Horses euthanized
30 Total departures
45 Number of horses involved with your programs on December 31, 2019
31 Total number of active horses (not retired) including
horses undergoing rehabilitation and/or retraining.
14 Total number of horses permanently retired.

Summary: 44 on 1/1/2019+ 31 Intakes - 30 Departures = 45 on 12/31/2019

Total days that equines were in the care of All About Equine Animal Rescue during 2019: 18952


2019 All About Equine Animal Rescue Equine Census
44 Total number of horses involved with your programs on January 1, 2019
PLUS: Horse Intake during 2019
0 Donated
0 Free Lease
0 Purchase/Adoption from Owner
0 Purchased from Auction
0 Purchased from Kill Pen/Feedlot
16 Surrendered
0 Seized
11 Abandoned
0 Returned
4 Transfer
0 Born at facility
31 Total intakes
LESS: Horse Departure during 2019
28 Horses adopted/sold:
0 Horses transferred/returned
0 Horses deceased
2 Horses euthanized
30 Total departures
45 Number of horses involved with your programs on December 31, 2019
31 Total number of active horses (not retired) including
horses undergoing rehabilitation and/or retraining.
14 Total number of horses permanently retired.

Summary: 44 on 1/1/2019+ 31 Intakes - 30 Departures = 45 on 12/31/2019



31 Horse Intake Detail during 2019 0
0 Donated 0
0 Free Leased 0
0 Purchased from Owner 0
0 Purchased from Auction 0
0 Purchased from Kill Pen/Feedlot 0
16 Surrendered 0
2Donkey/Mule/Burro1 Aged 3-9  1 Geldings1 Aged 15-20  1 Mares
3Miniature Horse1 Aged Under 3  1 Stallions1 Aged 15-20  1 Geldings1 Aged Over 20  1 Mares
2Morgan2 Aged Over 20  2 Geldings
3Paint1 Aged 3-9  1 Stallions1 Aged 10-14  1 Mares1 Aged 15-20  1 Mares
1Quarter Horse1 Aged 15-20  1 Geldings
1Standardbred1 Aged Over 20  1 Geldings
3Warm Blood1 Aged 3-9  1 Geldings2 Aged Over 20  1 Geldings  1 Mares
1Grade/Mixed Breed/Unknown1 Aged 3-9  1 Stallions
0 Seized 0
11 Abandoned 0
2Appaloosa1 Aged 15-20  1 Geldings1 Aged Over 20  1 Mares
1Arabian1 Aged 10-14  1 Geldings
2Donkey/Mule/Burro1 Aged 15-20  1 Mares1 Aged Over 20  1 Geldings
3Mustang2 Aged 10-14  2 Geldings1 Aged 15-20  1 Geldings
2Miniature Horse2 Aged 15-20  2 Geldings
1Thoroughbred1 Aged Over 20  1 Mares
0 Returned 0
4 Transferred 0
3Mustang2 Aged 3-9  2 Geldings1 Aged 15-20  1 Mares
1Thoroughbred1 Aged 10-14  1 Geldings
0 Born at facility 0


28 Re-homing Detail Horses adopted/sold by breed, age & gender during 2019:  
1Appaloosa1 Aged Over 20  1 Mares
1Arabian1 Aged 10-14  1 Geldings
2Donkey/Mule/Burro1 Aged 3-9  1 Geldings1 Aged 15-20  1 Mares
12Mustang3 Aged Under 3  2 Geldings  1 Mares6 Aged 3-9  2 Geldings  4 Mares1 Aged 10-14  1 Geldings2 Aged 15-20  2 Geldings
4Miniature Horse1 Aged Under 3  1 Stallions1 Aged 15-20  1 Geldings2 Aged Over 20  2 Mares
1Morgan1 Aged Over 20  1 Geldings
1Paint1 Aged 3-9  1 Stallions
1Quarter Horse1 Aged Over 20  1 Mares
2Warm Blood1 Aged 3-9  1 Geldings1 Aged Over 20  1 Mares
3Grade/Mixed Breed/Unknown1 Aged 3-9  1 Stallions1 Aged 10-14  1 Mares1 Aged Over 20  1 Geldings





Definitions:
Donated: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent utilizing a donation document.
Free Lease: The ownership of the equine is maintained by the owner/trainer/responsible agent; the custody and responsibility for the shelter and care of the equine is transferred to the organization utilizing a free lease document.
Purchased from Owner: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent utilizing a purchase document.
Purchased from Auction: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by purchasing the equine at an auction.
Purchased from Kill Pen: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization by purchasing the equine from a kill pen.
Surrendered (Hardship): The ownership and custody of the equine is relinquished to the organization by its owner/trainer/responsible agent with or without the use of an intake document.
Seized: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization as a result of the equine being seized by law enforcement or another agency and removed from the owner.
Abandoned: The ownership and custody of the equine is transferred to the organization as a result of the equine being abandoned by the owner or the owner was unable to be located.
Returned: The equine was previously a part of the organization, was adopted, and ownership and custody of the equine has been transferred back to the organization.
Transferred: The custody of the equine is transferred within an organization or from one organization to another non-profit or foster organization to provide retirement, retraining, rehabilitation and/or adoption services with no change in ownership.
Born: The equine was born at the facility.

Foal: An equine up to one year old; a colt is a male foal and a filly is a female foal.
Mare: A female equine.
Stallion: A male equine that has not been castrated.
Gelding: A castrated male equine.

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