2018 TRAINER ANNOUCEMENT

We want to thank you everyone who applied for this year’s FACE OFF. The willingness of a trainer to take part is incredible and much appreciated by all of us! We were nothing short of blown away by all of the applications, and we wish that we could have every qualified applicant in the competition.… Continue Reading


Buckeye Nutrition

Heart of Phoenix LOVES BUCKEYE feeds. Hands down, their Safe and Easy Performance is the best feed we have ever used, and that is why this sponsorship is even more awesome!!! We believe in the products! Buckeye is awarding a $250 cash prize to the winner, as well as A WHOLE PALLET of FEED drop… Continue Reading


Apply to Adopt a “FACE OFF” Horse

All Appalachian Trainer Face Off horses will receive approximately 100 days of kind, knowledgeable and thorough training by one of our approved contestant trainers leading up to A TWO Day event during the 5th Annual Heart of Phoenix Open Fun Show on August 25th and 25th of 2017.

This event takes place at the Winfield Riding Arena.

Prior to August 25th, Applications for adoption of any of the 8 contest rescue horses will be accepted and processed. Approved candidates may BID on the horses starting on August 25th at 7am. Bids will be accepted until approximately 7pm (will be steamed live on Facebook with exact time) on August 26th, following the close of the event and the announcement of the winner of the event, as well as winner adopters of each horse.


What is the Appalachian Face Off?

Submit your Application by May 1st! Across Appalachia, Horses are abandoned and neglected and left unstarted in astronomical numbers. Our states’ former mine sites are covered in feral horses in need. Thousands. Our counties are unable to keep up with the number of unhandled horses being released, unkempt and maltreated. Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue,… Continue Reading