Villa Chardonnay is a 501C3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductable. 


ABC News Interviews VC

ABC News Los Angeles and Leticia Juarez interviewed Monika Kerber and Louise Gardner at Villa Chardonnay. Tough times have hit the rescue, with over $200,000 in annual expenses, Kerber and Gardner foot the bill for the past 3 years and counting. Help is needed from the community to continue..... See Video >


Press Enterprise Dec. 2011 - Temecula- Horse rescues seek assistance for new home to house over 250 equines...

Villa Chardonnay in the local news. More >

Valley News - Tough Times for Horse Rescue...

Villa Chardonnay in the local news. More >

California Thoroughbred Breeders Association...

Villa Chardonnay Baby Shower event for Ziggy with Cancer. More >

PMU Mares - The Abuse Continues…

PMU stands for Pregnant Mare Urine.  It is a key ingredient in a medication called Premarin.  When we first heard about this process and the abuse that PMU mares have to endure, we were completely shocked that this can occur in this day and age.  Well not only does it occur but it is still growing.  The conditions that these mares have to endure are heart breaking. More...


The Kentucky Derby and Casino Charity Event! Sat. May 3rd 2:00

Join us for a great day of family fun! Watch the Kentucky Derby Live on TV, the race starts at 3:20 pm! Visit all the horses at Villa Chardonnay and enjoy the beautiful grounds. Ladies wear your best fancy Derby hat for our best hat contest!

VIP Tickets $65

Regular Tickets $25

Visit all the Animals at the Sanctuary

Enjoy all the horses, donkeys, goats and Erik the Turkey
Feed carrots to the horses
Tickets include a delicous taco lunch, water and soft drinks
Tickets are $25, children under 5 are frees

Enjoy the 140th Running of the Kentucky Derby - Postime 3:20 PM

Pick the winner in our Derby Raffle
Great raffle prizes
Get your Official Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Glass shippped in from Kentucky
Free "Mini Mint Julep" at the door!

Professional Casino Style Gambling

Black Jack tables with professional dealers!
Buy in for $25 of chips
Winner at the end with the most chips wins a Grand Prize! Second and third prizes too!
Enjoy craft beer garden near the "Casino"
All proceeds go to save the animals at Villa Chardonnay and ARK!

VIP Tickets on Sale Now and include...

A comemorative official Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Glass
Three refills of Mint Juleps or craft beer
$15 of free gambling chips
Reserved seating at a private table

!Abandoned horses
Please contact us with any questions or comments. Monika Kerber, CEO and President:
Louise Gardner, CFO and Co-Founder: louise@villachardonnay.orgJoin us for our Halloween Fundraiser for Annie! Or mail donations to: Villa Chardonnay Horses with Wings, Inc.42200 Calle Barbona, Temecula, CA 92592.. 


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