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Chardonnay showing off her beautiful coloring

Bingo, a member of Villa Chardonnay's family of horses

Louise Gardner tending to Villa Chardonnay's stunning foal, from rescued mare

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Villa Chardonnay Horses with Wings; Compassionate Care for the Unwanted

Written by: Alexandra Lynch
Client: Villa Chardonnay
Release Date: 2014-11-24

Wellington, FL – November 24, 2014 – Phelps Media Group is pleased to announce that renowned animal rescue and sanctuary, Villa Chardonnay Horses with Wings, of Temecula, California, has joined our family of clients.


Founded in 2004, Villa Chardonnay Horses with Wings, began its journey of compassion with a 2-year-old palomino quarter horse with a fractured rear foot. Even though she was out of use, she captured the hearts of many, not only with demeanor, but also appearance--some said that she looked like a glass of chardonnay. With the mare injured and destined for the slaughterhouse, Monika Kerber (President/CEO) and Louise Gardner (CFO), knew that they needed to step in and help sweet Chardonnay by providing her with the care and shelter she never had.


Ten years later, the equine safe haven has grown exponentially and cares for an incredible 140 abandoned horses, 8 rescued donkeys, 3 rescued goats, over 40 homeless cats, 13 rescued dogs and 3 turkeys!


With the caring and kindhearted nature of Kerber and Gardner, Villa Chardonnay has become one of the largest and most reputable sanctuaries on the West Coast. Dedicated to the compassionate care of special needs animals, they provide endless love and critical care for abused, neglected and slaughter-bound animals.


Villa Chardonnay sets themselves apart from other equine rescue centers by providing a forever home for these once abused and neglected animals with no other options. The majority of their horses and animals have physical ailments that are cared for on a daily basis and Villa Chardonnay acts as an animal refuge for their residents, not an adoption center.


To help cover some of their monthly expenses, Kerber and Gardner established a new business, Villa Chardonnay Pet Supplies Inc., featuring national brands and over 10,000 items, which supports their slogan ‘Pets Saving Pets.”

Each time a purchase is made for your horse, dog or cat, 100% of the profits go to feed, supplies and housing for the animals being cared for at the Villa Chardonnay facility.

Villa Chardonnay, Horses with Wings, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. All donations made to Villa Chardonnay, Horses with Wings, Inc are tax deductible. Items purchased from Villa Chardonnay Pet Supplies are not tax deductible.

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