Mount Airy sanctuary works to provide horses with safe homes

Incorporated in 2005, the Mount Airy rescue at 17250 Old Frederick Road sits on 109 acres and works to save draft horses from slaughter, abuse and neglect by finding them adoptive homes as trail and schooling horses.

Chez Chevaux

Chez Chevaux is a tax-exempt 501C-3 non-profit organization formed with the express purpose of rescuing and rehabilitating thoroughbred horses who have been injured, neglected, abused, or are simply unwanted.

Unwanted Horse Coalition

The Unwanted Horse Coalition represents a broad alliance of equine organizations that have joined together under the American Horse Council to educate the horse industry about the unwanted horse issue.

NorCal Equine Rescue

NorCal Equine Rescue is a nonprofit charitable organization, dedicated to preventing cruelty to equines of all kinds: horses, ponies, mules and donkeys. NER was founded in 2003 on the belief that if everyone does what he or she can, then much will be accomplished.

Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue

Dedicated to saving American mustangs and domestic horses from abuse, neglect & slaughter.

Dark Horse Foundation

Dedicated to the care and preservation of feral horses who never had a fair chance, and to the development of like-hearted people that just needed one.

Blue Horse Charities

Blue Horse Charities was formed in 2001 to assist those providing a a humane solution for Thoroughbreds no longer suitable for breeding or racing. For those of us who love horses — and that’s what got us in to the game in the first place — letting our horses end their days in a slaughter house is no way to show it.

Equine Rescue Resource, Inc

Equine Rescue Resource Inc. is a nonprofit organization helping horses in need. We strive to prevent cruelty to equines, educate the public on equine welfare issues, facilitate rescue efforts and help horses in need.