Christmas has really snuck up on us this year! Is it really only a couple of weeks away?? Here are some great gift ideas, Christmas cards and even supplies for your Christmas (or New Year’s) party that contribute some or all of the proceeds to helping Aussie horses in need! Most of these are available to order online, but please be sure to check information such as delivery times, postage costs, availability, etc at each link as they will vary.
So far we’ve found two welfare orgs selling Christmas cards this year – Project Hope Horse Welfare and Horse Rescue Australia (There were more last year, please let us know if we’ve just missed any 🙂 )
DCH Animal Adoptions – 2012 calendar featuring dogs, cats and a horse (the link to calendar order form is at the top of the page, it says “2012 Wall Calendars On Sale Now”)
Save A Horse Australia – 2 calendars to choose from for 2012, including “Pin Ups for Ponies”.
Would your horse love a stylish new day rug in their Christmas stocking? Check out these special Quest Equine Welfare cotton rugs and combos by Skye Park Rugs.
Charlie’s Angels Horse Rescue – Toy Ponies! Charlie, Jimmy and Sparky!
Cool Stuff on CafePress
A few organisations have set up online stores on a website called Cafepress, allowing them to put their logos, cute pics of their horses and other designs onto a wide range of items. Items include t-shirts, hoodies, caps, bags, iPhone and iPad cases, mugs, drink bottles, stickers, buttons/badges, dog t-shirts and bowls, aprons, keepsake boxes, baby clothes and more! Below are just a small selection of the items available, click through to each store to see more!
- Charlie’s Angels Horse Rescue Inc CafePress Store
- Epona’s Pastures CafePress Store
- Quest Equine Welfare Inc CafePress Store
And there are even some cute Christmas stockings with Charlie’s Angels Horse Rescue Inc’s orphan foal Bojangles on them.
“Goodwill Wine” supports several organisations that help equines in need through the sale of vegan wines:
- Bendigo Animal Welfare and Comnunity Service wines
- Charlie’s Angels Horse Rescue Inc wines
- Edgar’s Mission Farm Sanctuary wines
RSPCA Victoria have a range of Tyrrell’s Wines available through their online store
Coffin Bay Brumby Preservation Society, Project Hope Horse Welfare Victoria and Hunter Valley Brumby Association (click “merchandise” at top of page on their website) sell stubby coolers through their websites.
RSPCA Qld has several horse books listed on their RSPCA World For Pets Online Shop
Save the Brumbies Gift sponsorship ~ Gift card
Second Chance Horse Rescue ~ Gift certificates
RSPCA Qld “World For Pets” – Pet care, gift ideas, merchandise, etc. There are also a couple of horse products in the “flea and vet lines” section, such as – Insect Repellent Cream for horses, and Antiseptic and Fungicidal Wash.
Phew! Well if you’re still looking after all of that, you’ll find more ideas, including t-shirts, polo shirts, hats, key rings, pens and more, check out the “Shop” page which is on our site all year ’round.