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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Animal-Related, Animals

Mission: The mission of Save the Horses is to improve the quality of life for all horses, thereby improving the lives of people through their bond with the horses. We are committed to the rescue and rehabilitation of equines suffering from abuse, as well as the successful retirement of working equines. We strive to improve public awareness and knowledge regarding the standards of care necessary to insure the health and safety of all equines.

Results: Thanks to your generous donations, we have been able to help rescue over 1000 needy horses since 1998. We are funded totally by donations and fund raising. We receive no government assistance. You are the angels who help us Save The Horses. With horses are therapist's, hundreds of humans have been touched by these wonderful animals every day.

Target demographics: horses, children, elderly and all humans bond and find comfort in their daily lives.

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 100 horses find safe homes and 27 Barn Buddy participants loved and bonded with the horses.

Geographic areas served: Georgia and SE U.S.

Programs: BARN BUDDY PROGRAM for foster and adopted children to bond with horses in foster care at the rescue farm. PINK HORSE SHOE FUND to raise money for horses who have cancer to get lifesaving treatment. FIELD TRIPS, SCOUTS, COMMUNITY OUTREACH. NURSING HOME VISITS with our miniature horses bring smiles to the residents.

Community Stories

28 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

3 Vicki70

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

With programs like Barn Buddies, save the Horses has spun its magic for animals by focusing on the next generation and nurturing a love for animals. And the animals aren't the only recipients since the relationships this nonprofit fosters help build confidence and acceptance in the young people who participate. Since animals love unconditionally and are nonjudgmental, often the barn is one of the safest and most accepting place in the world for youngsters; truly a haven in a world short on patience and fairness. Focused education, hands on learning, building a generation of people who have a heart for all creatures, animal activism, animal rescue, and an inability to walk away from animal or human need makes Save the Horses a truly outstanding niche rescue organization for large a animals.

3

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

What are truly inspiring rescue this is. I have never seen a rescue so dedicated and caring and willing to help all animals in need.

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Cheryl, of Save The Horses is an amazing woman who helps all animals far and wide. I live in NH and although she was very busy with her rescue in GA she took the time to help me with an animal issue. I have followed her rescue ever since. Her compassion and steadfast readiness is a huge gift to the animals that cross her path.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Fantastic organization doing wonderful work for animals.

Sydney G.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This group of people are truly inspiring! The property is wonderful- there is always learning and volunteer opportunities. The have hypatherapy to help children with disabilities an awesome horsemanship classes! These folks are very much needed in a rural area as well. I have seen them travel to great lengths and spend time, effort and money to save some animals that required transport from outside of the southeast. Truly a great non-profit that is worthy of support and love!

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This is a wonderful organization dedicated to helping the betterment of horses in need!!

1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

What a fantastic organization! I have never met a more caring group of volunteers so excited about sharing their love, compassion, and devotion to the animals of Save the Horses Farm, a sanctuary for many of these animals.

1 Nichole3

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

About a year and a half ago i saw a post from Horse Rescue Relief and Retirement Fund Inc (Save The Horses) and i liked the page. Since then i have been keeping up with their news and rescues, sharing in triumphs and tragedys.
Last year i decided to try and make a difference and i got my own rescue, Joe. We started off doing great then Joe got an injury. He started to recover but then sustained another. The recovery has been long and trying but we are determined to not give up. I knew Cheryl and her staff works with all sorts of cases of horses ranging from neglect, abandoned, retired etc so i reached out to her for some much needed advice and guidance. Not only did she do that but helped with a bit of Joes vet bill. They not only help the horses they bring in to their care but help others like me who are looking for the light in the darkness.
My Joe means everything to me and for a complete stranger to lend a hand and give advice, it means so very much. Joe and I are very greatful as im sure are all the horses who have been rescued, rehomed and saved.
This charity is so wonderful and deserves the recognition it should.
Thank you.
Nichole Mitchell & "Look Out Joe"

ellgee1

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Squirrelwood Equine Rescue and Sanctuary is a small but mighty horse rescue. Their work with rehabbing horses is incredible, starved, broken, pulled from slaughter pens, local emergency rescues - SES is there. Despite donations being low and many horses to feed, vet expenses, retraining, medical treatments - they love the horses beyond compare. Please visit http://squirrelwood.org/

1 June10

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I admire all the work this organization does for all the hoofed animals. Such dedication and caring people who have to fix what idiots have done to these magnificent animals. Those are the real heroes!!!