The Horse Shelter
Rescuing Abused, Abandoned & Neglected Horses throughout New Mexico


821 W. San Mateo Rd. Unit A
Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 471-6179

(505) 214-5932 Fax

The Horse Shelter

Volunteer Orientation

Orientation takes place at our ranch and is from 10 am to 12 pm. The orientation is followed by a tour of the ranch. Please dress appropriately for outdoors (solid shoes/boots, sun protection, layered is best!) It is often more windy, cold or hot than in town.

2022 Orientation Dates:

  • February 12
  • March 12
  • April 9
  • June 11
  • July 9
  • August 13
  • September 10
  • October 15
  • November 12
  • December 10

Please send in your application and our volunteer coordinator Traci Kipnes will contact you. If you have any questions please call Traci at (505) 577-2193 or email [email protected]

Please Note: Our volunteer orientations are limited to 15 attendees. If any orientation is full, you will be notified and invited to the next orientation.

Volunteer Menu

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Traci Kipnes
Volunteer Coordinator

Phone: (505) 577-2136
[email protected]