Friends and Supporters
of Colorado Horsecare Foodbank

When we’re asked: “Who are the friends and supporters of Colorado Horsecare Foodbank?,” it’s a lengthy conversation! That’s because the friends and supporters of Colorado Horsecare Foodbank include so many diverse individuals, volunteers, businesses, charitable foundations, and non-profits that are helping us with our mission of keeping Colorado horses with their families during times of financial hardship. Here is a look at the many different people, businesses, charitable foundations, and non-profits who’ve provided donations and support that has helped Colorado Horsecare Foodbank become the leading hay bank in Colorado and the United States.

  • Please patronize the businesses that have helped us.
  • Please thank the people you know on this list who’ve helped us.
  • Please support the non-profits and charitable foundations who’ve given us grants for important projects that have helped Colorado Horsecare Foodbank grow.

We at CHF humbly thank everyone on this list, and anyone who has ever helped Colorado Horsecare Foodbank.

CHF Thanks Our 2016 PLATINUM Supporters:


American Society for Prevention of Cruelty To Animals (ASPCA)

  • Has provided multiple grants to buy hay

Bushong Family Foundation (Sarah Weeks-Bushong)

Colorado Cattle Company

Colorado Cattle Company – New Raymer, Colorado

CHF Thanks These 2016 Hay Bales & Horse Tales Corporate Supporters:

CHF Thanks These 2016 Hay Bales & Horse Tales Table Sponsors:

CHF Thanks These 2016 Hay Bales & Horse Tales Goodie Bag Sponsors:

  • Avery Brewing Co.
  • Great Divide Brewing Co.
  • Mtn Homes for Horses
  • Straight Arrow Products, Inc. (Mane ’n Tail, Cowboy Magic Products)
  • Vet Rx

CHF Thanks These 2016 Hay Bales & Horse Tales Silent Auction Donors:

  • AMC Theatres
  • American West
  • Arapahoe Basin Ski & Snowboard Area
  • Bandimere SpeedwayBig R Farm & Ranch Supply
  • Canyon Tack & Feed
  • Carolyn Knapp Nelson
  • Carmichael Cattle Company
  • Cheval Colorado LLC
  • The Colorado Horse Park
  • The Colorado Saddlery Co.
  • D’Amore Interiors
  • Denver Museum of Nature & Science
  • Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
  • Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
  • Evergreen Goldsmiths
  • Fort Collins Tours
  • Georgetown Loop Railroad
  • The General Palmer Hotel
  • Good Times Adventures
  • Grand Imperial Hotel
  • Helen Mleynek
  • Horse Lover’s Outlet
  • Jamie Mohr
  • Janiece Kray
  • Julia Francis
  • Kippy’s
  • Lariat Lodge Brewing Co.
  • Longview Riding Stables
  • Manitou & Pike’s Peak Railway Company
  • Modern Market
  • Muddy Buck
  • National Western Stock Show
  • Noble Outfitters
  • Old Gringo Boots
  • Sandi J. Pence, Artist
  • Laurie Prindle, Artist
  • Pikes Peak Cog Railway
  • Pine Country Feed
  • Resistol Hats
  • Ryan Michael Clothing
  • Saddle Up Western Saddle & Tack Shop
  • Dr. Tracey Schrieburg
  • Thriving Pets International
  • Troxel Riding Helmets
  • Westcliffe Belvedere
  • Barbara Wright, Artist
  • Yard House
  • Yeti Coolers
  • (Plus thanks to late-breaking donations and donors)

CHF Thanks These Charitable Foundations & Non-profits Who’ve Helped Over The Years:

  • ARMITM Foundation
  • American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
  • Animal Assistance Foundation
  • Banfield Charitable Trust
  • Bushong Family Foundation
  • Colorado Unwanted Horse Alliance
  • Community First Foundation (Colorado Gives Day)
  • DenKai Sanctuary
  • Evergreen Animal Protective League
  • Harmony Equine Center
  • The Horse ReSource Group
  • The Humane Society of the United States
  • International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
  • Jefferson County Fairgrounds
  • Jefferson County Horse Council
  • Rocky Mountain Dressage Society
  • Sally Beck Foundation
  • Seidman Family Foundation
  • United States Equestrian Federation

CHF Thanks These 2015 Shining Star Volunteers & Long-time Supporters

  • Sarah Weeks-Bushong
  • Lisa Clark (long-time supporter from ESCO Construction-Evergreen)
  • Jewel Cobb (Jewel & The Rough live band)
  • Kelly Del Margo (Flowers for Food & Hay Bales volunteer)
  • Kris Garrett (Event photographer)
  • Dave Judson (hay transport)
  • Richard Lehman (Executive Director Juliana Lehman’s husband)
  • Sonja Meyer (assistant to executive director)
  • Jen Miramonte (Hay Bales volunteer)
  • Helen Mleynek (Hay Bales gift basket donor every year & Volunteer of the Year 2015, Elk Ridge Ranch & Icelandic Ponies)
  • Becky Murr (long-time supporter/Black Tie Silver Shoes fundraiser event coordinator
  • Fred Powell
  • Gail & Chuck Ridings (formerly hosted our annual fundraiser at their Lucky Penny Ranch)
  • Sue Zenisek (event coordinator)

P.S. If we’ve somehow missed your name, please let us know! We will gladly add you to the list. And thank you, everyone!

On behalf of Colorado Horsecare Foodbank, the Volunteer Board of Directors of CHF gratefully thanks the people & organizations who have helped this hay bank grow and thrive.


  • Juliana Lehman, Executive Director & Founder
  • Allan Casey (Nonprofit consultant)
  • Kelly Hendricks (CHF board member)
  • Marty Jackson (CHF board member)
  • Sarah Scott (Business counsel)
  • Cathy Taylor (CHF’s CPA)