Offered by Second Wind Thoroughbred Project
The Stables at Macburn Plantation, 3762 Bethune Highway, Bishopville, SC 29010
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Suitability and Training
Best career/placement option for repurposing Strollanothertime:
In Training/Under Evaluation
Strollanothertime is located at The Stables at Macburn Plantation, 3762 Bethune Highway, Bishopville, SC 29010.
Total acreage dedicated specifically to the horses: 60
Our organization has use of the following at this facility:
Structures/Barns: 3 Run-in sheds: 1
Pastures: 14 Uncovered Outdoor Rings: 1 Indoor Rings: 1
Horses have assigned stalls in the structure(s).
Horses are stalled for 1-3; hours per day, on average.
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 are rotated
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:
How many hours per day, on average, are horses turned out:
Equines are out 24/7
Equines are out 24/7 except they are brought in if there is inclement weather
Equines are out 24/7 except when they are being trained
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
Supplement plans are determined in consultation with a veterinarian
Equines 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
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:
Fecal testing is performed prior to the use of a de-wormer.
Fly/Insect Control: What remedies are used to control flies and insects? :
Fly Traps and Tapes
Fly Spray Repellent
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 does NOT re-home an equine to first time equine owners
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
Our organization conducts a site visit of the adopter/purchaser's facility before the transfer of the equine to the adopter/purchaser's facility
Potential adopters/purchasers are encouraged to do a short-term, on-site foster with the equine
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 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 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:
Additional information about our rehoming policies and practices:
We have never had a horse come back to our facility from an adopter. We feel very grateful that the horses we have adopted out are in great homes, and we receive frequent updates.
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Second Wind Thoroughbred Project
3762 Bethune Highway
Bishopville SC 29010
Our Mission/How we are involved with horses:
Our Mission is to provide quality care, rehabilitation, retraining, rehoming or permanent retirement to unwanted ex-racehorses facing uncertain futures.
Primary Focus involving horses
(Horse Welfare, Public Service, Sport & Recreation):
Our organization operates programs involved with horse rescue, foster care, rehabilitation, adoption and/or retirement.
Our organization's primary activity is equine rescue, adoption & retirement.
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.
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