Legal Information

Legal Information

Equestrian Inc. Equine Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that has been in constant operation on the same Carrollwood farm under a variety of business names for over 26 years under the direction of our founder, Glenda Smith. EIN 27-0886432. Donations made to us may be tax deductible as allowed by law. Please consult your accountant and/or tax attorney for further information and guidance. Equestrian Inc. officers and volunteers are not qualified to give tax or financial advise, and are not responsible for any tax or financial actions taken by any individual or organization.

We are proud to be a registered GuideStarĀ® Exchange Partner in trust.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Registration #CH35071. A Copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Florida Department of Consumer Services by calling toll free (800) 435-7352 from within the state of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

In accordance with Florida State Law, all Equestrian Inc., facilities and professionals are protected by the Florida State Equine Law which states that an equine sponsor or professional shall not be liable for any injury to, or the death of a participant in any equine activities due to the inherent risk of equine activities. All Equestrian Inc. facilities are to be regarded as Equine Facilities. We do not own, operate, nor imply to operate any spectator areas of any kind, thus everyone present at any of our facilities will be regarded as an Equine Activity Participant. Anyone present at any time on our facilities has indicated by their presence that they understand that they are an Equine Activity Participant, and they further indicate their understanding that they will be limited by these laws. The Equine Inherent Risk Laws of Florida, and all other participating states are strongly supported by the American Horse Council.