why i love supporting the hicaliber horse rescue!
One of the things I love the most about owning my own wedding photography business is that I can support the things that I’m most passionate about in life! Like the HiCaliber Horse Rescue in Valley Center, CA!
How It All Started
I have been a horse lover my entire life! When I was a little girl my grandparents would babysit us throughout the year when my parents were busy farming.
My grandpa was the one who introduced me to the world of horses and is the reason that I fell head over heels in love with them!
Ever since I can remember I would go out every morning and every night to help him with the horse chores. Which consisted of feeding the horses their oats, filling their water tank, sitting on the backs of his Belgians, and leading his stallion with him back to his stall at the end of the day!
After BEGGING my parents to get me a horse for my birthday, they finally gave me my very first Shetland Pony at the age of five. I named her Ginger! After I got Ginger my mom spent the next two months teaching me how to ride and since then I haven’t stopped.
My Passion For Helping Horses
Over the years I’ve owned several horses, participated in the local western gaming horse shows, and worked cattle with them!
Quite a few of my friends were horse lovers too so we’d go out riding together often!
But the one thing that I REALLY wanted to do was to be able to save horses from slaughter or from abused homes and give them a second chance at life! I’d spend WEEKS making plans with my best friend on how we were going to do this one day when we were older.
I even wrote to the Governor of Minnesota for a class assignment one year trying to help end horse slaughter in the United States and guess WHAT! He, himself, responded back to me letting me know he was doing everything he could to end it too!
So that leads us to now and why I love supporting the HiCaliber Horse Rescue!
Why I Chose The HiCaliber Horse Rescue
The HiCaliber Horse Rescue is located in Valley Center, CA. Once we moved here to Southern California I searched for places that I could go spend time with horses since my horse was still back home in Minnesota with my family and that’s when I discovered the HiCaliber Horse Rescue!
I went out to see the horse rescue after I found them and did my research on how they ran things! I loved EVERYTHING that I seen and found!
The HiCaliber Horse Rescue has literally saved THOUSANDS of horses from slaughter and abused homes. They work hard to rehabilitate them, get them the treatment they need, train them, and find them their new forever homes!
Every single week on Tuesday, they go down to the local auction to save as many horses as they can that day and they’re so passionate about doing it! They also have an AMAZING support team behind them to help them do it! Not just weekly volunteers, but people who donate to help them and people who are just as passionate that help spread the word about the rescue!
Last year in November I made the decision to start donating 10% of everything that my KIP Couples invest with me to go towards helping support the HiCaliber horse rescue too! This is my way of giving back and helping a cause that I am very DEEPLY passionate about supporting!
As of June of 2017 I have been able to donate $425 to help support the HiCaliber Horse Rescue and my goal is to make it into the THOUSANDS by the end of 2018!
So if you’re a fellow horse lover and you believe in giving back, LET’S CONNECT and chat about working together so we can continue to support the HiCaliber Horse Rescue together!
You can check them out online or donate to them at the links below!
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