Clay N.Y. — Sunshine Horses a not for revenue company, adoption company and rescue facility for all horses in want, held an open home in Clay N.Y. Sunday June 13, 2021.
The group fashioned 2003 is 100% volunteer and depends on donations to rescue and rehabilitate principally standardbred horses, a breed finest recognized for its potential in harness racing.
In keeping with Dianne Sestak the fundraising chair for Sunshine, Covid-19 they needed to shut one of many barns reducing the flexibility to care for under 16 horses, down from a peak of 35. Sestak says they’re slowly coming again .
The horses aren’t the one ones getting assist, volunteers who assist for quite a few causes additionally get the advantage of serving to. They’ve grow to be connected and have become companions to the horses like Lisa Trumble, who had a childhood worry after an accident with a horse. Trumble now helps with the grooming.
The occasion had native distributors, raffle baskets, horse and buggy rides, equine demonstrations.
Sunshine is gearing up for his or her ‘Purple Rose Gala” at Bellevue Nation Membership June 26, 2021 for extra fundraising.