Horse Rescue and Adoption Resources

If you've decided that adopting an unwanted horse is right for you, here's a list of contacts for the sources mentioned in Practical Horseman magazine's October 2009 article.
Avatar:
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
If you've decided that adopting an unwanted horse is right for you, here's a list of contacts for the sources mentioned in Practical Horseman magazine's October 2009 article.

BOOK:

Beyond the Track: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racehorse to Riding Horse by Anna Morgan Ford

RESCUES:

Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER)
Chapters include California, Illinois, Michigan, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Ohio and Pennsylvania (Several offer adopted horses; all connect buyers with trainers.)

Equine Rescue
Walden, NY
845-733-6085
equinerescueinc@aol.com

Horse Protection Society of North Carolina (various breeds)
2135 Miller Road
China Grove, NC 28023
704-855-2978
hps@horseprotection.org

NAERIC (organization of responsible PMU ranchers)
PO Box 43968
Louisville, KY 40253-0968
502-245-0425
info@naeric.org

New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program (Thoroughbreds & Standardbreds)
Dot Morgan, Executive Director
3293 Wright Rd.
Laura, OH 45337
937-947-4020
dot@horseadoption.com

The New England Thoroughbred Retirement Center
Watchtower Farm
189 South Road
Deerfield, NH 03037
603-463-5700
stable@retiredthoroughbreds.org

United Pegasus Foundation (Thoroughbreds, PMU horses)
PO Box 173
Tehachapi, CA 93581
626-279-1306
unitedpegasus@yahoo.com

U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Office of Public Affairs (Mustangs)
1849 C Street, Room 406-LS
Washington, DC 20240
202-452-5125

OTHER:

Extreme Mustang Makeover
Mustang Heritage Foundation
PO Box 979
Georgetown, TX 78626
512-869-3225 office
512-869-3229 fax