Tristin King gives $2,000 that she earned through her business, T’s Sweet Treats, to Connie Collis, who runs the Tamaya Horse Rehab program. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal).

Young Utah entrepreneur helps NM horse rehab center

Cross-posted from the Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A 14-year-old entrepreneur from Utah has donated $2,000 to help feed and care for abandoned and neglected horses that have found a home in the Stables at Tamaya.

Tristin King of Salt Lake City founded T’s Sweet Treats as part of an entrepreneurship class.

Her teacher asked that students donate at least 50 percent of the profits from their businesses to a charity.

King chose Tamaya Horse Rehab and decided to donate 100 percent of the money she made selling treats during the holidays, said Jolene Mauer, Tamaya public relations and marketing manager.

The stables are located just five minutes from the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, Mauer said.

On Tuesday, King delivered her donation during her first visit to the stables.

The organization’s website explains that it brings neglected horses throughout New Mexico to the stables at Tamaya to rehabilitate them and “bring them into their own.” Continue reading »

PHOTO CREDIT: Tristin King gives $2,000 that she earned through her business, T’s Sweet Treats, to Connie Collis, who runs the Tamaya Horse Rehab program. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal).

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