Fresh Start Horse Rescue, Inc., of Dolores, CO, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. FSHR was first incorporated as a Colorado nonprofit in September, 2006. Its founders have been rescuing horses since 2005. Our mission is to provide a fresh start for all breeds of horses, whether abused, neglected, unwanted, or stuck in a situation with loving owners who can simply no longer care for them. We rescue and care for them, and are looking for loving homes where they will have a future. Unadoptable horses we provide with a permanent home ourselves.
We’re not here to compete with other rescues or anyone else. We aim for a spirit of cooperation and what we want most of all is to help horses and people who need help with their horses. To that end we have a website, publish a newsletter and received our 501(c)(3) in October, 2008.>
Currently we have more than 20 horses in our care, some of which were rescued by the founders of Fresh Start before the incorporation. Not all are adoptable.