Hello! My name is Jack
found a new home!
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**Please click on our organization name "Circle P Sanctuary and Ranch" for more information on adoption policies and fees**
___Jack History:___ Jack was part of a neglect case and was moved around in foster care for several years until the courts awarded the local humane society custody of the horse. Jack is a short and sturdy pony measuring in at just around fourteen hands. ___Jack Current:__ Jack is a favorite among volunteers at the Sanctuary. He is in good health and works well with all farrier, dental, and veterinarian visits. Jack really seems to respond to kids, but will still need some more training because he can get a little pushy sometimes. We have used him in a few walk/trot beginner lessons and he has done well. He has the potential to be a great all around horse and has been ridden both western and English. Jack is currently being ridden on a regular basis and doing great. Not only has he attended horseshows and foxhunts - he has won ribbons in both! He is great on the trails and inside, but can still get a little crow-hoppy at the canter, so an intermediate rider is best. __Jack Future:__ Jack is ready to go to his forever home! Jack needs an intermediate rider, but with continued training he shows great promise to be a great children's pony - the perfect family horse! A home that wants to ride Jack at least 2-3 times a week would be best. He thrives on regular riding and going to fun events!
Rescue Group Info...
When the Circle P Sanctuary, Inc. applied for Recognition of Exemption under Section 501©(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, we needed to state our Mission. We claimed three as follows:
1. Provide safe, clean and comfortable temporary to permanent shelter for unwanted, lost, abandoned, stray or abused animals/horses, and to place animals/horses for adoption with caring individuals and families;
2 Educate the community on the importance of spaying/neutering all animals as it relates to overpopulation and animal health, and on other issues relating to the humane treatment of animals; and
3. Work with humane societies and other animal shelters toward furthering the common goal of humane treatment of all animals.
The Circle P Sanctuary, Inc. has created an environment conducive to serving large animals, concentrating predominately on horses. We have a total of 96 acres that is utilized for the benefit of the animal residents living at the Sanctuary.
The Circle P Sanctuary hosts several fund raising and educational events throughout the year. We have two locations that adjoin each other. The Receiving Center (located at 1909 County Road 24, Marengo, OH 43334)serves as the quarantine area for all incoming horses, as well as the non-equine residents.
The Equine Center (located at 2013 County Road 24, Marengo, OH 43334) serves as the home for all horses ready for adoption, as well as horses living the rest of their natural lives out to the fullest. We offer visits by appointment or every third Sunday of the month during our Open Barns.
CIRCLE P SANCTUARY, INC.
The Circle P Sanctuary, Inc.(CPS) takes the responsibility of placing horses into new homes very seriously. It is not a process we will rush through as we believe this is to be a lifelong decision for the animal involved. The CPS will work closely with prospective adopters to ensure that both the adopter and the horse/animal being adopted is well suited to each other. It is important to know that the CPS does not allow horses being adopted to be bred, resold or given away.
The housing facility must be approved through the CPS. The horse must not be relocated without the knowledge and approval of the CPS. This is not intended to be a difficult procedure, but a thorough one that is essential to the well being of the horse.
If for any reason the horse can no longer remain with the adopter, the CPS requires the horse be returned to the CPS. If there is a potential new adopter interested (recommended by the original adopter), the CPS will strive to make that arrangement possible through following our adoption process. The CPS may waive any new adoption fee when the new adopters are approved.
Finally, because horses are herd animals and require companionship, the CPS requires adopted horses live with at least one other horse.
OVERVIEW OF THE CIRCLE P SANCTUARY, INC. ADOPTION PROCESS
1. Return to the Circle P Sanctuary, Inc. (CPS) completed and signed adoption application, including this cover letter and photos. Applicant must be at least 25 years old who will be entering a legally binding contract upon completion of the adoption process. A $10.00 processing fee is due with the completed application.
2. The CPS will review the application and determine if the Sanctuary has a potential horse that fits the adopters needs. If the CPS has a potential match, or adopter would like to see a specific horse available, the adopter must schedule an appointment with one of our trainers to work with the horse. The intention of this appointment is to ensure the safety of both the potential adopter and the horse.
3. If the potential adopter is interested in the horse they worked with, and the CPS agrees that they are capable of working safely together, additional appointments will be scheduled. The CPS requires no less than 3 working sessions between the prospective adopter and horse being adopted. The CPS may require additional sessions, prior to moving forward with the adoption process. The CPS will contact the references listed on the application at this time.
4. Once the working sessions are completed, and a suitable match has been made, the CPS will arrange to visit the potential new home. It is important to the CPS that the property where the horse will live is staffed with a person that has a good understanding in the general care, management and feeding of the specific horse/animal being adopted. Fencing, buildings and pastures must be safe, clean and free of debris. We prefer horses have full access to a field with a run-in shed, however an enclosed area must be available in case of illness or injury.
5. Upon completion of the housing inspection and reference check, the CPS will evaluate all information provided and make a decision. The CPS may approve or disapprove adoptions. The CPS will address any concerns that may be easily corrected. However, the CPS reserves the right to deny adoption for any reason, in its sole discretion, and is not obligated to state any reason.
AFTER APPROVAL OF ADOPTION
1. An Adoption Contract will be completed with terms and conditions as determined by the CPS.
2. A donation of $500.00 will be made to the CPS. This donation will be utilized by the CPS to rescue, rehabilitate and care for unwanted horses/animals. This is a non-refundable donation. The Circle P Sanctuary, Inc. is a Non-Profit Organization that has been determined to be exempt from Federal income tax under section 501© (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions made to the Circle P Sanctuary, Inc. may be tax deductible under section 170 of the Code. Please consult your tax advisor for further information.
3. The CPS reserves the right to transport the adopted horse/animal to it's new facility for a nominal fee of $.50/mile roundtrip.
4. The CPS reserves the right to make either scheduled or unscheduled visits to follow-up on the adopted horse and its facility at any time. The adopter is required to respond to all mandatory update communications.
Thank You for giving the Circle P Sanctuary, Inc. the opportunity to place a kind, deserving animal in your care. You are making a very important impact in the lives of future horses in need by contributing to the Sanctuary and it's work.
We are located in southern Morrow County, OH, and are willing to travel up to 5 hours in any direction to facilitate an adoption of one of our beautiful deserving horses.