Colorado Horse Rescue's Mane Event Benefit


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Honor ~ Advocate ~ Protect ~ Educate

Colorado Horse Rescue has helped thousands of horses over the past 31 years. Your donations on this special evening will help ensure that we continue to be a place of hope, courage, dedication, and hard work. Your generosity will allow us to be a strong voice in the equine community and work towards social change in the animal welfare world.

On behalf of our horses, volunteers, and team members, we’d like to extend our sincerest thanks for joining us on this special occasion!

Colorado Horse Rescue

Mane Event Benefit Colorado Horse Rescue Heroes for Horses

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Event Info


Click here to buy tickets to the Mane Event Benefit | September 16th, 2017

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Mane Event Benefit Who:
Horse lovers, animal rights supporters, and anyone looking to share a good time with fabulous people.

The Mane Event is Colorado Horse Rescue’s annual fundraiser and benefit. This year will be an exceptional event as celebrate you, heroes for horses in our community! Early bird ticket prices will be available through August 15th.

Saturday, September 16th 2017
6pm in the evening

The Westin | Westminster, Colorado
10600 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CO 80020

As a 501c(3) organization, Colorado Horse Rescue relies upon the support of our community to serve horses in need, and to advocate for their well-being. Our mission to Honor, Advocate, Protect, and Educate relies upon donations from the Mane Event to keep our doors open!


What to Expect



Arrive at the Westin

For the Mane Event – guests will arrive at the beautiful Westin in Westminster, Colorado at 6pm on Saturday, September 16th. We are hoping for clear skies to support our lovely atmosphere, and can’t wait to greet everyone upon arrival!

If you’d like to stay at the Westin, we’ve booked a block of rooms which you can access at the link below. Our discounted rate is $99 for double occupancy. We hope you consider making a weekend out of the event!

Book your Rooms

The Mane Event will be hosted at the beautiful Westin in Westminster, Colorado.
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Bid at our Live Auction

This year we have some amazing packages in store for the Mane Event’s live auction. Guests who bid at the live auction will win exciting trips, fine art, unique equestrian experiences, signed sports memorabilia, and more!
We will be featuring our Crisis Assistance and Equine Rehabilitation Programs during the paddle raiser. These vital services provide aid to horses and owners in need, but we can only continue to do this with your help!

Can’t attend the event but still want to support this important cause? You can donate any time leading up to the event – just follow the Learn More link.

Learn More About Crisis Assistance and Equine Rehabilitation

Meet the Horses

Guests will enjoy meeting some of the amazing horses from Colorado Horse Rescue. These beautiful creatures make a special appearance at the Mane Event so sponsors and donors can witness first-hand what our program is all about!

Attendees meet horses from CHR! Mane Event Benefit
Mane Event Silent Auction

Shop our Silent Auction

This year’s silent auction will feature more than 100 unique items including jewelry, fine art, equestrian products, dining and entertainment experiences, and more! We’re proud to host a silent auction that offers amazing value and supports local businesses, all while underwriting future Colorado Horse Rescue programming.

Meet This Year’s Auctioneer

Eric Goodman is a long time media veteran who has spent 20 years on television including stops at CNN and Sports Net Chicago. He’s currently the sports talk show co-host of Afternoon Drive with Goodman and Fogg on Mile High Sports Radio – AM 1340. Eric graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism and is a business owner.

He has helped many organizations run fundraisers and has MC’d numerous benefit events. Eric is also on the Board of Directors for Firefly Autism, an organization whose purpose is to transform the lives of children with autism through learning. Eric considers it an honor and duty to help organizations raise money.

2017 Mane Event Auctioneer Eric Goodman
Enjoy a 3-course meal

Fine Dining

Enjoy a 3-course meal with like-minded horse lovers and animal rights supporters, and raise a glass to celebrate heroes in the equine community!

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Heroes for Horses

Heroes for Horses | CHR Mane Event Mane Event Benefit

We have so much to celebrate…

This year, we are celebrating you, the community of horse welfare advocates seeking to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged horses. Over the past 31 years, you have helped CHR make a difference in the equine community in the following ways:

  • Provided shelter, rehabilitation, and care for over 1,100 neglected and abused horses.
  • Opened a dedicated 51-acre facility in Longmont, Colorado.
  • Created an official training program to improve the adoptability of our horses.
  • Expanded organizational programming to include education, advocacy, and leadership coaching.
  • Earned GFAS accreditation by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries – distinguishing CHR as a model rescue functioning under extremely high standards of care.
  • Expanded our volunteer program to include 80 incredible humans helping our horses succeed.
  • Won Nonprofit of the Year from the Longmont Chamber of Commerce in 2015!
  • Built a dedicated hay barn AND in indoor arena to facilitate year-round rehabilitation, training, and educational opportunities at CHR.

We hope you are able to join us at this year’s Mane Event to celebrate how far we’ve come and where we’re headed. CHR wouldn’t be here without the support and kindness of people like you!

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