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Pretty mare retired uninjured

Thoroughbred  Mare Age: 6 Height: 16.2 hands
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Offered by Win Place Home, Inc.
Canyon Country, CA
Rehoming Fee available on request - Re-homing Agreement

Arwen (Hola Chica) retired from racing after just 6 starts because she was too slow. She did not sustain any injuries at the track and is currently being retrained. She could be good at any discipline.

Suitability and Training

On a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being Calm and 5 being Spirited,Arwen is a 4.00

Best career/placement option for repurposing Arwen:
    In Training/Under Evaluation

Where is Arwen located?

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Arwen is located at Birtwick Park Equestrian Center, 16257 Lost Canyon Road, Canyon Country, CA 91387.

Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 4
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns: 5  Run-in sheds: 11
Pastures: 0  Paddocks/Pens: 1
Uncovered Outdoor Rings: 3  Covered Outdoor Rings: 0
Indoor Rings: 0
Horses have assigned stalls in the structure(s).
Horses are stalled for 17+ hours per day, on average.
The following describes the pastures at this facility:
    This facility does not have pastures where equines can graze on pasture grass

The following describes the turnout areas other than pastures at this facility:
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for the maintenance of turnout areas
    All turnout areas are fenced to prevent escape or injury
    Fencing checks, such as broken or missing planks, loose fence posts, exposed or loose nails, detached wires, etc., are done regularly

How many hours per day, on average, are horses turned out:
    Equines are out 1 to 3 hours per day

The following items are consistent with our feed management plan and practices:
    Equines are provided with individualized feeding plans, including supplements, according to age and any health issues
    Equines are fed in individual stalls
    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
    Medications are kept in a locked, climate-controlled area

Horses have access to clean drinking water at all times
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? Only 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:
    A de-wormer is used without fecal testing

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

Our Rehoming Policies

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Our organization has the following re-homing (adoption/purchase) policies and procedures in place:
    All potential adopters/purchasers complete a written contract which constitutes the agreement between our organization and the new owner
    Potential adopters/purchasers must visit our organization and be observed with the equine on site
    The agreement states that should the adopter decide to re-home the equine, our organization must grant approval of any individual or organization intending to take possession of the equine for any reason prior to the equine being placed into the possession of such individual or organization as of the date of this agreement and any time thereafter, including being provided written notification of the name, address, and telephone number of any individual or organization intending to take possession of the equine for any reason as of the date of this agreement and any time thereafter.
    The agreement states that re-homed equines cannot be bred
    The agreement states that if there is any breach of contract the equine must be returned to our organization
    The agreement states that our organization reserves the right to make scheduled visits
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers can return an equine to our organization free of charge
    The agreement states that adopters/purchasers are required to provide updates (photos, vet records) for three or more years

Our organization requires references from the following:

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

The average equine re-homing (adoption/purchase) fee received by your organization:  Over $1,500

Additional information about our rehoming policies and practices:
We set a suggested donation of $10,000 per horse. Some adopters can donate that much, others can donate what they can. What is important to us is the home, not how much they can donate.

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More About Us

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Win Place Home, Inc.
16257 Lost Canyon Road
Canyon Country CA 91387
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Public Charity

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
To retrain and re-purpose former racehorses as functioning members of a new discipline, and find these horses future, forever homes where they will prosper.

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's primary activity is equine rescue & adoption.

Our organization is directly responsible for the care and shelter of equines involved in our programs.

Our organization provides community outreach and/or public education programs involving horses.

100% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

Our organization conducts its horse-related programs at one facility.

EIN: 47-5259575
Founded: 2015

Equine Welfare Network Guardian
Effective Date
May 31, 2021

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