♦ 501 (c) 3 Equine Rescue Organizations ♦

1 Horse at a Time Draft Horse Rescue by Jasmin - Corvallis, MT

1 Horse says, "Saving one horse may not change the world ... but it will surely change the world for that one horse! (Unknown)"

1 Horse at a Time Draft Rescue FB Page

C H E E R Equine Rescue - Brighton, CO

CHEER wants everyone to know, "We are all very excited to make a positive impact in the lives of Colorado’s equines in need, as well as their owners. We will team with and support other rescues to improve the lives of abused, abandoned, neglected and less fortunate equines throughout Colorado and our neighboring states."

C H E E R Equine Rescue FB Page

Horseworks Ranch & Rescue

Horseworks Ranch & Rescue shares, "Our goal is to keep those horses whom mankind has failed out of kill pens and rehome them into loving homes."

Horseworks Ranch & Rescue FB Page

Safe Landing Horse Rescue - Colorado Springs, CO

Safe Landing states, "We are all about the rescue, rehab, evaluation, training and rehoming of horses that are at risk."

Safe Landing Horse Rescue FB Page

Spirit Run Equine Rescue - Gilmer, TX

Spirit Run says, "Our purpose is to rescue equines in need from their current circumstances, offer them the rehabilitation needed in order to prepare them for a future in a forever home."

Spirit Run Equiine Rescue FB Page

The Pegasus Project, Inc. - Ben Wheeler, TX

 The Pegasus Project is an equine rescue whose mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, retrain and rehome neglected, abused and abandoned horses, donkeys and mules throughout Texas. Through love, quality care and superior training methods, we establish a solid foundation of mind and body. We prepare the horse to be adopted by carefully screened forever homes or to serve the needs of at-risk or disabled children and adults through therapeutic riding programs. For a small number of special-needs horses, Pegasus is a lifelong sanctuary. 

The Pegasus Project, Inc FB Page

Homes for Horses Coalition


The Homes for Horses Coalition is a national coalition dedicated to increasing collaboration, professionalism and growth in the equine rescue and protection community.  Our members are committed to ending horse slaughter and all other forms of equine abuse.

The coalition is a joint initiative of the Animal Welfare Institute, the ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States. We currently have more than 440 members representing horse rescue and sanctuary throughout the U.S. and beyond.

Homes for Horses.org member list

Safe & Trusted Quarantine of Equine

Quarantine Recommendations - Trusted Partners throughout the nation who QT properly

Proper quarantine is critical to the protection of residents when a new equine comes into a facility with unknown history.  

We have a compilation of trusted quarantine partners throughout the nation.  Contact us if you need help securing a safe place for quarantine for your new equine.

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Basic Equine Facility Biosecurity For Horse Owners and Horse Professionals - Dr. Madigan, etal.

This document presents biosecurity principles that should be used in any facility where there is a concentrated, transient horse population. 

Although lengthy, this is an excellent resource on proper quarantine.

Proper Quarantine PDF Link

Establish an Equine Quarantine - EQUUS Magazine [picture from EQUUS magazine article]

When EHV-1 or another contagious disease threatens your horses, here's how to set up a quarantine system to keep them safe. 

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