OHR Events

Upcoming Oregon Horse Rescue community events and fundraisers.

Second Annual OHR Breakfast Benefit Bash
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

Second Annual OHR Breakfast Benefit Bash

Our breakfast bash is back— this time with a whole new spin!

Join us for an end-of-the-year gathering of equine enthusiasts, volunteers, sponsors, supporters—everyone is welcome. This year we are coming together to enjoy what most equestrians never get: a lazy Saturday morning! With busy schedules, horses to feed and ride, stalls to muck, there's hardly ever time to sit around with friends to enjoy breakfast. We're tired of missing out, so we are hosting a Friday night equestrian-themed breakfast-for-dinner fundraiser to benefit Oregon Horse Rescue, 501(c)(3). Guests can kick their boots off, show up in pajamas or comfy clothes, and hear about our exciting work in equine rescue while enjoying live music, mimosas, and dancing.

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Oregon Horse Rescue Family Day
May
18
12:00 PM12:00

Oregon Horse Rescue Family Day

Bring the whole family out to the Oregon Horse Rescue facility for a fun-filled afternoon at the rescue ranch. Meet some of our rescue horse ambassadors and adoptable horses, learn about equine welfare and what it takes to keep horses, paint your own keepsake horseshoe or get your face painted!

Enjoy the views from the rescue ranch while playing a round of horseshoes or horse-poop bingo, and live music by Spence Palermo. We'll have a good old fashioned BBQ grill-out for purchase as well as Oakshire and Viking Braggot's finest brews on tap. You can also bid on some unique silent auction items and browse our HUGE tack sale. Event entry is free, and donations are welcomed to help support our mission and cause.
Please Note: This event is held at our Facilities address 28364 Crow Rd. NOT our Pacific Avenue office address.

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Derby Day at the Public House
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Derby Day at the Public House

From the Public House Event Listing:

Put on your best Derby-wear and come sip on a Mint Juleps while enjoying Springfield’s one & only Derby Day! We'll be celebrating by hosting a watch party for "The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports"!

The event includes:
-Our infamous Whisk(e)y Lab mixing classic Derby cocktails such as Mint Juleps, Horse Necks, and more all day. All featuring Woodford Reserve, the official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby. A $1 from each featured cocktail will be donated to Oregon Horse Rescue!
-A photobooth on site stocked full of festive props to show off your dapper outfits.
-"Biggest Hat Competetion" Come wearing your largest, loudest, and flashiest hat for a chance to be dubbed the honor of the Biggest Hat Competition. Winner gets awarded a gift pack and bragging rights!

Drinks poured all day, watch party starts at 2pm in the Beer Hall!
2:10-2:15 Annual Woodford Reserve Toast
3:50: The official Kentucky Derby "most exciting two minutes in sports," begins!
4PM Biggest Hat winner announced & awarded
Live Music with Kory Quinn at 4pm followed by JD Miller & Broken Heart Rodeo at 6:30pm at the Arbor Bar

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New Volunteer Orientation
Apr
27
2:00 PM14:00

New Volunteer Orientation

Sign up to attend a new volunteer orientation online on the YourVolunteers platform when you register to be a regular, active volunteer. Orientation is required for those who wish to participate in our regular volunteer opportunities. One-time volunteers only need to submit an interest form and do not need to attend orientation.

See our volunteer page for more information.

Please note that orientations are held at the OHR rescue facility, not our office address. Location details will be send out via email to those who register for the event.

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OHR Sponsors Day
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

OHR Sponsors Day

Join us at the OHR rescue facility for a sponsors-only day to celebrate the rescue horses and their sponsors! Sponsors can meet and greet their rescue horse, feed treats, and enjoy a site tour of the rescue ranch. Light refreshments provided.

Please RSVP to Lea at ohr.programs@gmail.com by April 12.

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Ninkasi Pints for a Cause (Pints for Ponies)
Apr
11
12:00 PM12:00

Ninkasi Pints for a Cause (Pints for Ponies)

Come out to Ninkasi’s chic and dog-friendly brewery in the Whit to grab a beer and support our cause. $1 from every pint sold will go to Oregon Horse Rescue. Live music from Walking Trainsong from 5-8 pm. We will have several unique items up for auction and will feature a horseshoe tournament on the patio. Don’t be left out of all the fun at this event!

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Group Volunteering
Mar
30
12:00 PM12:00

Group Volunteering

If you have signed up to be a one-time volunteer, today is your day! Come on our to OHR for an afternoon of giving back and working hard. You’ll meet some of the OHR horses and staff and help us around the farm with projects like mending fences.

Please RSVP to Lea at ohr.programs@gmail.com in order to receive details about the event and location.


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