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Beech Brook Farm

Rating: 4.95 stars   44 reviews 1,616

Address:

77 Ocean View Avenue Mystic CT 06355 USA

Mission:

Our 501c3 nonprofit rescue is a small volunteer based rescue that specializes in gaited breeds (Tennessee Walking horse, Rocky Mountain horse, Missouri Fox Trotter, Paso etc.). We also rescue "long ears" (donkeys, mules). There are many auctions that supply the foreign-owned slaughter houses that kill horses for human consumption abroad. We assist horses through owner surrenders, neglect cases, local auctions outbidding kill-buyers, buying sick or injured horses and purchasing directly out of kill pens. Our goal is to save as many lives as possible. Our Purpose: Save Equines from neglect and abusive situations and provide them with loving homes for life. To educate the public about horse welfare and care. To enlist public support and funding to rescue horses from abuse, slaughter and neglect alone, or in cooperation with local, state or federal agencies or with other nonprofit organizations. Re-home/train rescues animals with the intent of placing for adoption.

Results:

We have saved over 130 horses and placed over 115 in loving homes

Programs:

Rescue, maintenance & adoptive services provided to horses which have been subjected to negligent care or potential slaughter.

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860-705-8456
http://www.beechbrookfarm.homestead.com/

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1 person found this review helpful

Wonderful rescue run by very dedicated volunteers!

 
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Beech Brook Farm goes above and beyond in their effort to save and re-home horses. They have a responsible fiscal policy in place to support the horses in their care. The Board of Directors is well staffed and professional in the way they operate the organization. They have saved many equines; horses, ponies, minis, donkeys and mules. There is so much day to day work in keeping numerous horses. Beech Brook has always met the challenges to keep up with that demand. Heat, cold, deep snow; the horses are cared for. They have saved more than 130 equines from neglect or the slaughter pipeline. Fundraising becomes a way of life when there are so many mouths to feed and sometimes challenging health problems to be taken care of. I am proud to back their efforts as much as I can.

 
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This is an effective and professional rescue that has saved more than 130 equines and placed most of those in safe, well-vetted homes. There is a solid group of volunteers and board members who have worked together for years. I am very happy to work with and support Beech Brook with my time and money.

 
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This is a reliable and effective non-profit that makes a concrete difference in the world of neglected horses and donkeys. It is a place where horses and donkeys, and even some alpacas, pigs, chickens, and sheep, are respected, well cared for, and rehabilitated to go to secure and loving homes. I am close to this organization - I am a volunteer and on the Board of Directors. I would not remain involved, however, if I doubted the integrity and capability of all the other board members and volunteers. The farm is clean and well organized. Animals are adopted to homes that are painstakingly reviewed and vetted to ensure safety and permanence. Anyone who invests their donations and time into Beech Brook Farm will see results.

 
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This is an amazing rescue!! I love volunteering here. We are like a family. We all work so hard and are very passionate. Snowstorms, rainstorms, and late nights we all truck through and take care of the animals. This place is my place to go to destress and laugh. I wish we could do more but we are making a difference one animal at a time. We go to local events and explain to people not only our rescue, but how animals are being slaughtered and abused. I would be extremely sad if I ever had to stop volunteering here!!

 
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Beech Brook Farm consistently makes itself available for local owner surrenders, in crisis, neglected and seized horses, burros, mini's. They have rescued over 100 horses since it opened in 2007. They make sure the rescues are rehabbed and healthy before going to an approved new home. The volunteers and the management are well versed in horse care and always do their best to make those needy animals feel safe and contented while they are in recovery. I highly recommend this nonprofit rescue!! I've attached a photo of the beautiful Tennessee Walker mare that I adopted from Beech Brook. She would have been just another poor statistic walking on to a slaughter truck until Beech Brook stepped in to save her from a horrible fate.

 
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the most amazing group of people I have the privilege of calling my friends the horses and donkeys are so loved the minute the arrive they work so hard to find them all their perfect home :)

 
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I adopted two of the most beautiful and loving horses ever from Beech Brook. George has been with me for 3 years and Ariel for almost two months.
They have a knack for always making you feel very special and loved.
People say that they are very lucky to have me, when in fact I am the lucky one. They have given me more than I could ever give them. They have such unconditional love, and I wake up every morning looking forward to my time with them. They have put a hoof print on my heart. I have can 't thank Beech Brook enough for my perfect fur ever family!

 
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Organization has a great business plan and is fiscally responsible. Since inception in 2007 they have saved over 130 horses, donkeys and mules from neglect and slaughter.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

Beech Brook Farm is one of the best, equine rescues in Connecticut. Their success stories and wonderful programs are a tribute to their dedication to all equine. Since they are volunteer run, all donations go to the equines. Because of this, they are one of my top charities.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Post more pictures. I love to look at them.

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Beech Brook Farm is an idyllic equine rescue in Mystic Connecticut dedicated to saving equines from neglect & abusive situations & provide them with a loving home for life.

I found Beech Brook three years ago when I was searching for an equine rescue in Connecticut to donate funds to and was happy to find such a dedicated crew. The founder, Deb Finco and her crew of volunteers work tirelessly to save these equines from abuse and possible slaughter.

Just wish I could do more.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get them more money, land and volunteers.

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Although it is small, Beech Brook Farm is large in spirit. Deborah Finco and her volunteers are truly dedicated to their equines and always put their needs before their own.

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2012

 
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3 people found this review helpful

After a year my research I found that BBF is one of the best rescues who the there for the animals needs. They make sure in finding the best match which is a must. I just adopted my mini from BBF and they made sure wewere perfect for each other and not just giving me what I want. Deborah and her team are very knowledgable and friendly. Guided me with what my needs and made sure snickers was the perfect match for my morgan and family.

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Life-changing

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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