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El Paso County horse rescue verified by global standards


Last updated 12/8/2020 at 3:18pm

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These volunteers are the lifeblood of Next Step Horse Rescue. The group is always looking for more team members.

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, has awarded Verified status to Next Step Horse Rescue (NSHR) as of Nov. 16.

Verification means that Next Step Horse Rescue meets the criteria of a true equine sanctuary/rescue and is providing humane and responsible care of the animals. To be awarded Verified status, an organization must meet GFAS's rigorous and peer-reviewed animal care standards which are confirmed by a site visit and they must also adhere to a demanding set of et...

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