Equine Technical Rescue Frame

$4,010 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 23 months
Patriot Equine Technical Rescue is a 501c3 public charity in northeast Massachusetts which provides and utilizes specialized equipment and skills to assist horse owners, veterinarians, public safety officials and other rescue professionals with the technical rescue of horses in distress due to entrapment, illness or injury.

A portable rescue frame is an invaluable piece of equipment in incidents requiring vertical lift of a recumbent or entrapped (well, septic cistern, mud etc. ) horse.  Municipal first responders or technical rescue teams have equipment limited to use on human victims - usually 600 lb "two man" systems - which are not capable of undertaking the rescue of horses which can weigh 1,200lbs or more.

We already have and use  the body slings required for this system, but the frame will enhance and complete our capabilities to help horses in a variety of rescue scenarios!

This rescue frame has components for multiple configurations for use in different rescue scenarios and can be set up by as few as two persons. It can be used in locations when no heavy equipment is available, or when access for heavy equipment is not possible. 

Please donate and help us add it to our rescue
equipment cache!

For the horses...

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We have been receiving donations privately as well as thru this GoFundMe campaign and WE ARE OVER HALFWAY TO OUR GOAL!
We are hoping to be able to order this invaluable piece of equipment this summer if we can maintain this momentum! Our goal WILL become a reality!
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We would like to thank generous donors who contributed to our campaign! We promise you we will keep fundraising untill we reach our goal of raising enough money to successfully purchase this important piece of rescue equipment!
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$4,010 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 28 people in 23 months
Created October 30, 2016
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$300
Kate Cabot
10 months ago

With best wishes from Kate, Shelly and Harmony!

NB
$500
Nyssa Boardman
10 months ago

Can’t thank you enough!!! Jopie is lucky to have such wonderful people in his life.

HC
$150
Hillori Connors
12 months ago

Thank you for offering this invaluable service!

JB
$250
Jennifer Borislow
17 months ago

Match of Jen Baxter.

$50
Anonymous
18 months ago
JB
$500
Jennifer Baxter
18 months ago

Kate - thank you for your dedication and for living a life of service for both humans and animals. This is for Savannah - I hope we never need you but are comforted by knowing you are there!

MA
$200
Michael Armstrong
20 months ago

In memory of Puffy at Darmore Farm Thank You so much for you Rapid Response, to get Puff back on his feet to get him Fully Diagnosed. Despite the outcome, your actions were extremely professional. I only hope this device rescues many horses in the future . God Bless

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