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Awards & Certificates

Sundown Horse Shelter has been verified by Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

May 2, 2012 (Hugo, MN)

The Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Verified status to Sundown Horse Shelter as of Dec.15, 2011.

Verification means that Sundown 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 ethical and operational principles.

GFAS Verification Certificate


How to Train Horses has awarded Sundown Horse Shelter their Horse Rescue & Relief Award

How to Train Horses only issues this award to organizations that have been helping horses for years, organizations that have taken in horses that have suffered from months of abuse and neglect and need urgent care and support to be able to recover.