by Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary


Our sanctuary recently took in 9 homeless horses. Although they have pens, we must build three shelters to shield them from the 110-degree heat & torrential downpours of the Arizona summer.

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As a horse sanctuary, we provide 'forever homes' to previously abandoned, neglect, injured or abused horses. Because of the recent difficult economy, more & more horses are finding themselves without homes. Over the past several months, we've taken in 9 new horses. Although they are currently living in big pens, those pens do not have shelter roofing. And, with the 110-degree temperatures & downpours of the Arizona summer, it's imperative we build those shelters within the next three months.


The three 12'x20' shelters we will build will provide shade from the sun & shelter from the rain.

Long-Term Impact

Our plan is to add these 9 horses to our existing program that provides equine education to the area's elementary, middle & high school students. Further, the shelters we will build will ensure that those horses remain healthy & happy.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary's Website

Organization Information

Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary

Location: Cave Creek, AZ - USA
Website: http:/​/​
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Tierra Madre Horse Sanctuary
Jim Gath
Project Leader:
Jim Gath
Cave Creek, AZ United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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