Volunteer!

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Is it too early to say New Year’s resolution? How about resolving right now to volunteer in 2019 with The Horse Fund?

The Horse Fund thrives because of our dedicated team of volunteers. We have two types of volunteers. But before we get to that, please know that we are not a rescue; we do not have any horses. We are an advocacy group protecting horses through intervention, education and legislation.

Full Time Volunteers

By full time we mean in terms of commitment, not hours. These are volunteer staff who work 2 – 10 hours per week throughout the year who are either (a) assigned to a particular issue or (b) assigned to an ongoing campaign.

Part Time Volunteers

These are volunteer staff who work when called on for short-term projects or to help staff on a particular campaign. Short-term projects can last anywhere from a few days to a few months.

What You Need to Have

• Regular access to internet service and a personal email account you check frequently.

• Internet research and reporting skills.

• Good written and verbal skills.

• Experience in any area of social media is always an asset.

• The ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision.

• Commitment to the Fund’s philosophy and policies.

• Confident you can think on your feet and be cool under pressure.

• The steely mentality necessary to face horrific acts of cruelties to horses.

• Disciplined work ethic.

• Reliability.

• Must be at least 18 years of age.

What You Need to Know

You do not need to be an expert on horse protection and safety issues. You can learn that.

You do not need previous experience with an organization like ours. Come as you are and bring what you have.

You do not need an in-depth knowledge of horses. You can learn that. However, any understanding you already have of horses and their needs will be very valuable.

What you need to have more than anything else is a deep love for horses and dedication to the betterment of their lives.

You also need an open heart and an open mind.

There’s nobody quite like us, who think or take action the way we do. We are leaders, not followers.

Interested?

Use our email form to contact us. Or you can email us directly here.

Be sure to include your preferred telephone number and the best time to call. We will telephone you within 2-3 business days of receipt.

Learn about us including our mission and philosophy at our website »

Thank you!

 

 

Giving Tuesday

I only have eyes for you. Two horses nudging. Unattributed image.
I only have eyes for you. Two horses nudge. Search result. Unattributed image. Click image to donate now.

We are very grateful for your generous hearts and how you have supported us in so many ways throughout the year.

Today is Giving Tuesday. If you wish to include us and the horses we serve in your giving today we would be delighted.

Facebook is doubling donations today. If you wish to participate in this please hit the donate button under the two horses up top on our Facebook page.

Or make a donation via this link.

Thank you again. With much love.

 

Thanksgiving roll with vegan gravy & cranberry sauce

Thanksgiving artwork via Pinehurst Resort.

I’m ba-aaaaack! My neighbour tried this recipe out and I fell in love with it. Just had to share. Oh, by the way, you can freeze it and eat it again and again he told me. And you will want to!

By Instagram @bestofvegan via @https://www.instagram.com/livinlaveganlife/ (for you non-Grammers, you can view online as well as your phone).

Thanksgiving roll with vegan gravy & cranberry sauce

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Thanksgiving Roll w/ Vegan Gravy & Cranberry Sauce by @livinlaveganlife 🧡 . Serves: 6 Ingredients: Thanksgiving Roll: 1 sheet of vegan puff pastry 2 cups of chickpeas 2 cups of quinoa 1 cup of corn 1 stem of green onion 1/2 celery, chopped 1 tsp of garlic powder 2 tsp of smoked paprika powder 1/2 tsp of cumin powder 1/2 tsp of cayenne 1/2 tsp of dried parsley 1 tbs of liquid aminos 2 tbs of olive oil 1/2 cup of panko crumbs 3 carrots Salt/Pepper to taste 2 tbs of almond milk 1/2 tbs of sesame seeds Vegan Gravy: 3 cups of vegetable broth 1 stick of fresh rosemary 3 leaves of fresh sage 2 sticks of fresh thyme 1 tsp of garlic powder 2 tbs of liquid aminos 1 stalk of green onion 2 tbs of olive oil 8 tsp of corn starch 8 tsp of water Cranberry Sauce: 3 cups of cranberries 1 cup of water Juice of 1 lemon Zest of 1/2 lemon 1/2 cup of sugar Instructions: Thanksgiving Roll: Unthaw your puff pasty dough. Pre-heat oven to 350 F. In a food processor, add chickpeas and green onion. Pulse until chickpeas and green onion are well combined. Add pulsed chickpeas and green onion to a mixing bowl. To the mixing bowl, add corn, celery, quinoa. Mix well. Add spices, olive oil and liquid aminos. Mix until combined. If not salty enough to your taste, you can add more salt or liquid aminos. Add panko crumbs and mix well. Peel and vertically cut your carrots into quarters (in other words, keep them long) Once your puff pastry is unthawed, you want to roll out the dough to make it thinner and even. Evenly spread the filling, and leave 1/2 an inch all around the dough to make it easier to roll. Lay carrots across the sheet, and then add a little bit more filling on top of the carrots to make it easier to roll. Start rolling and folding away (like sushi). Make sure your roll is compact. Pinch, twist, and push the ends of the roll to close up the roll. With a brush, gently go over your roll with some almond milk. Gently, with a knife, diagonally go over the top of the roll. Sprinkle sesame seeds over your roll, and place it over a baking sheet. Bake for 50- 60 minutes. Let it rest for 10 minutes. Enjoy! Continued in the comments below ⬇️

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SERVES 6

Ingredients

Thanksgiving Roll:
1 sheet of vegan puff pastry
2 cups of chickpeas
2 cups of quinoa
1 cup of corn
1 stem of green onion
1/2 celery, chopped
1 tsp of garlic powder
2 tsp of smoked paprika powder
1/2 tsp of cumin powder
1/2 tsp of cayenne
1/2 tsp of dried parsley
1 tbs of liquid aminos
2 tbs of olive oil
1/2 cup of panko crumbs
3 carrots
Salt/Pepper to taste
2 tbs of almond milk
1/2 tbs of sesame seeds

Vegan Gravy:
3 cups of vegetable broth
1 stick of fresh rosemary
3 leaves of fresh sage
2 sticks of fresh thyme
1 tsp of garlic powder
2 tbs of liquid aminos
1 stalk of green onion
2 tbs of olive oil
8 tsp of corn starch
8 tsp of water

Cranberry Sauce:
3 cups of cranberries
1 cup of water
Juice of 1 lemon
Zest of 1/2 lemon
1/2 cup of sugar


See you next week! Love, Patsy ♥ ♥ ♥

More Thanksgiving food ideas

Beautiful turkey bird.
Beautiful turkey bird.

Hello there Vegan comrades.

I have been inundated with requests and there is not space here to address them all, nor do you have the time to scroll through such a list!

You have had two overwhelming popular requests: More main course ideas, more side course ideas.

My go to is always Vegan Richa (as you have probably noticed). I have never had a recipe of hers go wrong. Never! I am a fair cook but not a great one and her recipes are easy to follow and make.

MAINS

18 VEGAN THANKSGIVING MAINS – GLUTENFREE SOYFREE OPTIONS

Richa writes:

18 Vegan Thanksgiving Mains Recipes! Easy Lentil Loaf, Shepherds Pie, Pasta, Lasagna, Casseroles, Pot pie, Chickpea meatloaf and more. Gluten-free, Soy-free, Nut-free options Vegetarian Thanksgiving Main Dish Ideas. Go there now »

I began having vegan lasagna many years ago for Thanksgiving. It is all kinds of awesome and there is no reminder of ahem, you know what on the day.

SIDES

40 VEGAN THANKSGIVING SIDES – GLUTEN-FREE SOY FREE OPTIONS

Richa writes:

40 vegan thanksgiving sides. Easy Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Pasta, Soups, Stuffing, Baked Mac, Biscuits and more. Go there now »

MASSACRE

Depending on which statistics you believe between 43 to 50 million turkeys are brutally slaughtered for “Thanksgiving”. That people make this the center of their annual thankfest celebration shows what a brutal country this still is.

CHANGING TIMES

However, times they are a-changing.

A friend of mine who is a dedicated meat eater and said often she would never consider giving it up, mentioned to me just yesterday when discussing Thanksgiving that she saw a report on TV about the millions of turkeys killed, and that a “switch” suddenly went on off in her head.

No more meat for her she said to me, in the gravest of tones. She added, shuddering, that she can’t imagine now how she ever could have eaten it.

Now that is something to be truly thankful for.

Thinking about it yourself?

See Vegan FAQ’s at I Love Vegan »