My name is Nemo!

Quarterhorse Mix for adoption in Santa R0sa, California - Nemo
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I'm being cared for by:
Sonoma County Change Program

Facts about Nemo

  • Breed: Quarterhorse Mix
  • Color: Chestnut/Sorrel
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Medium
  • Sex: Male
Nemo is a horse who has been in search of his person. This 7-year-old QH or Paint gelding has had a bit of a rough road to this point, Nemo is looking for a lifetime home with someone who will commit to him through thick and thin. He has waited a long, long time for a person who will love him. Could you be that person?

Nemo has been in training and has been ridden, but he can be unpredictable under saddle so at this time we are offering him as a companion horse to an adopter experienced with horses with baggage. He is current on vaccines, working, and farrier care.He has bonded with his foster owner, so we know there is a great horse in there just looking for his person.

$150 adoption fee to approved permanent home.

About Sonoma County Change Program

About Our Rescue Group...

The CHANGE Program was formed in 2007 to support local law enforcement in managing equine humane cases including neglect, abuse, abandonment and relinquishment. CHANGE is a state and federally accredited non-profit organization. It is not a county agency and is supported entirely by private donations.

CHANGE provides 24/7 emergency transportation and foster care to horses in the custody of local law enforcement. All horses in the program receive complete veterinary care, hoof care, specialized nutritional support, and their own set of care supplies made possible by generous community donations to the CHANGE Tack and Supply Donation Program. Once rehabilitated, horses are then adopted by permanent loving families

CHANGE also serves the community through education and outreach events such as law enforcement training seminars on equine-related subjects and low-cost castration clinics for the public. CHANGE also has served as a subsidiary in several courtroom cases by providing expert witness testimony. Some of the cases set legal precedent and garnered national media attention.

Vision Statement
To improve the acceptable standard of care for horses by being an agency of social change.

Mission Statement
To support local law enforcement as a subsidiary in equine cases through humane education, logistical and financial avenues.

Core Values
• Transparency
• Accountability
• Professionalism
• Support of law enforcement
• Education
• Advocacy for horses
• Ethical leadership
• Service to the community through a novel approach

To be a transformative agency; to reach beyond business as usual
To be a sustainable and secure organization

Our Adoption Process...

Adoption questionnaire, phone and/or in person interview, reference checks, site visit, $150.00 adoption fee, and periodic follow-up visits (usually annually.)