The United States Equine Rescue Lea Gue Inc

Rating: 5 stars   10 reviews


9660 Falls of Neuse Road Suite 138 Box 300 Raleigh NC 27615 USA


The United States Equine Rescue League (USERL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the compassionate care of equines.  Our mission is to save, protect, and rehabilitate equines in need.  We rescue abused, neglected, or abandoned equines; provide them with care and rehabilitation; and finally find them a compatible, loving home.  We believe that education is the long-term solution to improving the lives of equines.

Target demographics:

Neglected/abused/abandoned horses, mules and donkeys. USERL assists counties with equine cases, providing housing, nutritional and medical care (and training when needed) with a final goal of finding a new loving adoptive home.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

100 horses averaged per year.

Geographic areas served:

North Carolina and Virginia.


Horse Program, Volunteer Program, Foster Program and Adoption Program, Education Program.

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Rating: 5 stars  

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USERL has partnered with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) in a number of horse neglect cases to ensure that abused horses are given a second chance at life and permanent, new homes where they can thrive. While ALDF is able to oversee the legal aspects of these tragic cases, USERL handles the hands-on rescue with compassion and professionalism. Here are some details about one current case in which USERL has gone to court, represented by ALDF attorneys, to rescue several severely neglected horses:

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the Animal Legal Defense Fund's professional collaboration with USERL in a number of lawsuits to save neglected horses.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

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