We serve Maryland , Virginia and parts of PA. We have been in business for 5 years and operate out of 5 barns located in Calvert County, MD. We have a volunteer base of about 25 and a board of directors of five members.
We are a non-profit horse rescue serving Maryland and parts of Va. and Pa. We hvae rescued neglected, seized, and unwanted horses and horses at risk of being shipped to slaughter outside the USA. We have adopted more that 80 horses in the last 3 years, We have five barns that we operate out of and about 25 volunteers who help make all this possible. We do this to give horses who have had arough start a second chance and a better life.
Come Meet our Pets:
Adoption Day April 4, 2009 in Owings, MD at the Dowell Farm on Chaneyville Rd. Other times are arranged by appt. to visit the barns.
Our Adoption Process:
Horses are adopted out with a contract( copy on our website), which includes a no- breeding clause and strict conditions for care and that the horse comes back to us in the event that the adoptee cannot keep the horse anymore. We do reference checks and site checks and most are revisited on a yearly basis for welfare checks or w erequest pictures and communicate thru e-mail.
Why should you adopt?
horses can make wonderful pets, and rather than buying a horse for sale or finding a horse breeder, adopting a horse from
an animal shelter or rescue organization is the perfect way to add a horse to your family.
Keep in mind, there is a lot you will need to know when you provide a home for
a horse. You will need to learn what to feed them, how much exercise or
attention your horse needs, and many other important things about how to
house and care for a horse. There are different types of horses
including Andalusian, Appaloosa, Appendix, Arabian, Belgian, Clydesdale, Curly Horse, Donkey/Mule/Burro/Hinny, Draft, Friesian, Gaited, Grade, Gypsy Vanner, Haflinger, Lipizzaner, Miniature, Missouri Foxtrotter, Morgan, Mustang, Norwegian Fjord, Paint/Pinto, Palomino, Paso Fino, Percheron, Peruvian Paso, Pony - Chincoteague, Pony - Connemara, Pony - Dales, Pony - Dartmoor, Pony - Fell, Pony - New Forest, Pony - Other, Pony - Shetland, Pony - Welsh, Pony - of America, Quarterhorse, Rocky Mountain, Saddlebred, Standardbred, Tennessee Walking Horse, Thoroughbred, Trakhener, and Warmblood.
Pet adoption saves lives. Adopt a pet and you'll have a friend for life! Please consider a rescue pet before you buy a pet from a breeder or pet store. Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.