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Writing Contest 2011


To Help Your Favorite Horse Rescue


“How {Name of Rescue} Rescue Shows the True Spirit of Giving”



Alfa Horse Ranch, Inc. will be giving away 10 bales of Orchard/Alfalfa or $100.00 to a 501C Horse Rescue.*




 In your own words, submit a story or testimonial between 500 to 2,000 words of why the rescue you chose shows the true spirit of giving.  You may also submit pictures with your entry.  (Please note that pictures with people in them, must also give the writer and Alfa Horse Ranch, Inc., permission to use their image and name along with the photograph.)



1.       This contest is open to all Fans of Alfa Horse Ranch’s Facebook Page.

2.       Must be 18 years old by December 31, 2011, or have parental consent to enter.

3.       Submissions must be an original piece of writing that has not been published.

4.       Only one (1) entry per person.

5.       Submissions must be typed, double-spaced, and submitted electronically to on or before midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on December 31, 2011. Writer must include name, full address, daytime phone number.

6.       No pornographic photos or profanity in any form will be permitted.

7.       Submissions will not be returned.

8.       No monetary award will be given to the writers.

9.       The recipient of the prize is open to the Rescues located in the United States and documentation of the Rescue’s 501C Status (or application for 501C status) must be provided.

10.    Family and Staff of Alfa Horse Ranch, Inc. are not eligible to enter.

11.    All submissions, including photographs will become the sole property of Alfa Horse Ranch to be used in

electronic and/or other media and advertising of their choosing.  Copyright of story and photograph(s) will be given to writer.

12.    30 finalists will be chosen by the staff of Alfa Horse Ranch and will be placed on Alfa Horse Ranch’s Facebook Page to be voted on by the fans. Fans will vote for the winner by January 5th, 2012, and winner will be announced on January 6th, 2012.


*Alfa Horse Ranch, Inc., reserves the right to decide if the hay or the $100.00 is awarded to the rescue.  Alfa Horse Ranch, Inc., cannot ship hay to areas outside a 30 mile radius, in which case, the $100.00 would be awarded to the rescue.  Prize will be awarded on or before January 7th, 2012.