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Broadcast Time

Thoroughbred  Gelding Age: 8 Height: 16 hands
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Offered by South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Homestead, FL
Best career/placement option for repurposing Broadcast Time:
    Recreation/Pleasure Riding
    Pasture Mate

Where is Broadcast Time located?


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Broadcast Time is located at South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Horse Rescue, 24650 SW 167 Avenue, Homestead, FL 33031.

Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 8
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns: 3  Run-in sheds: 29
Pastures: 2  Paddocks/Pens: 6
Uncovered Outdoor Rings: 1  Covered Outdoor Rings: 0
Indoor Rings: 0
Horses have assigned stalls in the structure(s).
Horses are stalled for 4-8 hours per day, on average.
The following describes the pastures at this facility:
    A dedicated staff person(s) is responsible for pasture management
    All pastures 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
    Pastures have natural protection for equines (i.e., trees)
    Pastures have man-made protection for equines (i.e., shelters)

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
    Turnout areas have man-made protection for equines (i.e., shelters)
    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 9 to 15 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
    Feed plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    Supplement plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    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
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:
    The protocol for each equine is determined in consultation with a veterinarian
    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
    Fly Spray Repellent
    Fly Masks
    Fans

Our Rehoming Policies


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Rehoming
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
    Our organization will only re-home an equine to a location where another equine resides
    Potential adopters/purchasers must visit our organization and be observed with the equine on site
    The distance of a potential adopter/purchaser's home from our facility is a consideration for when re-homing an equine
    The agreement reflects that any individual or organization in possession of the equine as of the date of the agreement and any time thereafter is bound to not sell the equine at auction for slaughter or allow the equine to be sold, transferred, released, or otherwise placed into possession of any person or organization that will cause or allow the equine to be sold at auction for slaughter.
    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, 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.
    The agreement states that the terms of our organization's agreement will be binding on any future individual or organization taking and/or in possession of the equine for any reason.
    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 unannounced visits
    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

Our organization requires references from the following:
    Veterinarian
    Farrier
    Personal/Other

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

Additional information about our rehoming policies and practices:
At the advice of legal council, SFSPCA transfers ownership of horses at time of adoption, but thought the adoption agreement retains control of specific items, as listed, contractually.

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More About Us


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South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
24650 SW 167 Avenue
Homestead FL 33031
305-825-8826
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Public Charity

Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
South Florida SPCA (SFSPCA) is the last line of defense for abused and abandoned horses and livestock in Miami-Dade County, Florida. We are the only thing standing between them and starvation, death, and even slaughter. SFSPCA works in cooperation with Miami-Dade Animal Services Department & Miami-Dade Agricultural Police Unit to respond 24/7 to investigate cruelty and abandonment cases, and to seize and care for those victims at our Homestead facility.

SFSPCA is the only organization qualified to rescue, rehabilitate, retrain and re-home horses in Miami-Dade County. The organization educates the public and promotes the humane treatment of equines through its outreach and volunteer programs, website and social media. Additionally SFSPCA attends community events to promote the mission. SFSPCA promotes the welfare of equines through local and national advocacy.


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.

90% of our total programs and services are horse-related.

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

Our organization operates programs involved with horses and other animals.



EIN: 65-0338657
Founded: 1992

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Effective Date
May 31, 2022

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