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Causes: Animal Protection & Welfare, Animals, Arts & Culture, Domestic Violence, Family Violence Shelters, Homeless & Housing, Humanities

Mission: About the FarmLive and Let Live Farm, Inc was formed in 1996, and incorporated as a 501c3 charitable non-profit foundation in 2002. Starting with just four horses, the farm has expanded to over twenty horses, three barns, two round pens, a series of corrals, run in shelters and an outdoor riding ring. Shayla is a blind 16 year old leopard Appaloosa.

The Live and Let Live Farm, Inc provides a safe environment for animals and people to interact. Through a volunteer network, co-ownership and sponsorship programs, people learn horsemanship and how to care for horses, and horses are rehabilitated. We plan to work with school districts such as Chichester and Epsom, prison rehabilitation programs, and youth groups, among others, implementing programs that will give people that wouldn't normally have a chance this opportunity to work with horses. The benefits of building relationships with horses and people include physical, emotional and mental aspects that have been well documented and will lead to both animals and people having more productive lives.

Our MissionLive and Let Live Farm, Inc is an animal shelter that rescues abused and unwanted animals, mainly horses, and provides them either a temporary or permanent safe place to interact with people. We strive to rehabilitate and or retrain animals, leading to increased confidence and self-esteem, and relationships that benefit both animals and people. When applicable, we will try to find appropriate homes for rehabilitated animals. Those animals that are considered un-adoptable will be given lifetime care at our farm.

Community Stories

9 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 1

Live And Let Live Farm didn't help my horses, that I had for 20 years. I could no longer afford them and had to find them a home. I found out a year later they were put down and euthanized. My horses had a few behavioral problems I managed with no problem they just needed extra love and attention. It seems Live And Let Live Farm didn't want to deal with my horses issues. My horses were, very beautiful, healthy and were loved their whole life until they got into the hands of these people. We thought my horses would be safe and taken care of. I wish I could have been in a position were I could have visited my horses to make sure they were being taken care of but I had many personal problems, and the farm was very far away. I am heartbroken to this day and it's been many years. I don't even know what became of my horses remains.Don't trust Live And Let Live Farm!!! They should change the name of their farm!!!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Live and Let Live Farm's rehabilitation rescue and sanctuary has grown to be the largest volunteer, all animal rehabilitation rescue and sanctuary in NH and the surrounding NE areas and abroad when able to help. A place like no other, helping so many animals in need of help. Either from bad and neglectful situations, abandonment or where owners could not or had not properly cared for them "whom always deny their wrong doing while trying to blame their wrong doing on other people or situations", to helping owners with the animals they have loved but lost their job, home or became ill with cancer, MS or other medical problems or even owners death. Live and Let Live Farm Rescue is an all animal rescue and sanctuary, focusing on horses and at-risk pregnant dogs, motherless puppies and pregnant cats in kill shelters around the country. Guided tours are every Sunday at 230 for supporters, volunteers and potential adopters, please come see this beautiful and spiritual facility and the animals these awesome volunteers help on an ongoing daily basis from the early morning hours until late in the evenings. to find out more about this beautiful rescue, "built by volunteer labor" please go to www.liveandletlivefarm.org

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

The largest and best rehabilitation rescue and sanctuary in the northern northeast helping all animals in need from homeless pregnant dogs off the streets and kill shelter environments to the best and largest agricultural rescue for horses and many other animals.......... Live and let Live farm rescue is heaven on earth. Please visit our website at www.liveandletlivefarm.org and our very active facebook pages to learn more.

Review from Guidestar

Loraine R.

Donor

Rating: 1

I would not trust this rescue to care for a senior horse or any horse with special needs. While most animals seem to do okay there, their approach to specialty care leaves others with little hope. A mare surrendered to them in decent weight and with a clean bill of health was dead in under 4 months. They blamed heaves - which they knew the horse had before intake - yet posted a picture of the horse being ridden in a dirt arena. That alone means they were NOT taking proper steps to care for the horse. When questioned about it they became defensive and nasty. I made the decision to halt all donations to them. They took in another TB mare and then put her down when they determined she had cancer, but took almost two weeks to say so, and only did so after I posted a RIP post on their Facebook wall. If the horse had cancer then why the secrecy? There are just too many red flags with this rescue for me to feel comfortable supporting them.

3 Sandra W.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

Live and Let Live Farm has no doubt helped a lot of horses over the years. However, they seem to take a "one size fits all" approach to equine care as evidenced by the death of Pride only 3 1/2 months after arrival. Pride was a Saddlebred cross mare, in her early 20's, who was surrendered to LLLF because her owner suffered hardships that prevented her caring for her horse any longer. Pride was given a clean bill of health by her vet when the Coggins was done; only health condition was a mild case of heaves for which she needed daily medication and soaked hay.

Pride arrived at LLLF on March 3 and was euthanized around the middle of June. Not a lot is known about her time at this rescue except that a picture taken in late March shows Pride looking over a fence, noticeably thinner than her intake photos, blanketless in the cold even though she clearly did not have enough fat to keep herself warm. Whatever she was fed was not sufficient to maintain her weight and the conditions to which Pride was subjected caused her health to fail.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have a lot of health problems and was looking for someplace I could just go and actually feel like I was making a difference. I started at a different shelter but feel like I was making a difference. Then I found the Live and Let Live Farm. It has changed my life so completely, not only do I feel like I am actually making a difference when I go, but the farm makes a difference in my life as well. It has made me so much happier and given me something to look forward to. I don't know what I would have done if I hadn't found the Live and Let Live Farm; and I don't know how I got along before I found the farm! The farm has become an important part of my life I am so glad I found it!

1 Debbi M.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have been a volunteer at Live and Let Live Farm for over a year now, and it's such a rewarding experience to help the animals that come here: mostly horses, but also goats, sheep, pigs, cows, all different kinds of birds and fowl, bunnies, kittens, cats, puppies, and dogs. If it weren't for Teresa taking these animals in, some of them would be in the most horrid condition, if not dead. We've had horses come to the farm on the verge of death, so emaciated and starved they can barely stand up, and thanks to the tireless work of the innumerable volunteers, now the horses are healthy, happy, and loved. My fondest dream would be to see as many horses as possible in forever homes with experienced horse people, so they can all have all the attention they need every day.

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Donor

Rating: 5

Donor and volunteer
The rescue is a very enjoyable place to volunteer and be part of all the animals lives that you help in rehabilitation and to help feed, care for, socialize and train.
Love them all but we all end up with favorites.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Live and Let Live Farm rescue is like a large family in a very comforting environment that the animals even become calm at and enjoy Very close to nature and wildlife it is a very spiritual and fulfilling place to volunteer

Review from Guidestar