Equamore Foundation’s mission is to provide a safety net for unwanted, abused, abandoned, neglected, and aged horses who are without alternatives for their care, while fostering compassion and responsibility for horses through education, outreach, and intervention.
The Unwanted Horse Coalition estimated in 2007 that there were 170,000 unwanted horses in the United States alone. The GAO estimated in 2011 that at least 138,000 unwanted horses were sold and transferred across our borders to slaughter. The numbers of unwanted horses in our country is increasing due in large measure to economic stress. Many of these unwanted horses are auctioned for slaughter or die of starvation, neglect, or abuse each year.
Only a fraction find sanctuary at places like the Equamore Sanctuary. Equamore Foundation receives numerous calls from desperate owners who can no longer care for their equines and from concerned citizens who see cruelty or neglect and are helpless to intervene. So many more horses are still in danger and could be helped with more funding.
We are determined through sanctuary, outreach and education to make “Hungry, Neglected, Abused… Never Again” a reality.
Equamore Foundation needs your help to provide feed, shelter and veterinary care for our existing horses, to be able to accept additional horses into the Sanctuary, and to ensure that we can stay at the Sanctuary forever. We want “Hungry, Neglected, Abused… Never Again” to be a reality for our horses and for those all those other horses that need us.