January 11th, 2024
|National Assistance Programs: only 501(c)(3) organizations and government agencies can apply
|After the Finish Line
|Provides grants and emergency funds to qualified Thoroughbred rescue and retirement organizations located throughout the United States.
|Reach resource information via the “Grants” link. Disaster recovery, emergency care and supplies for large-scale seizures. Equine Fund grants for 501(c)(3) equine rescues, shelters and animal control agencies caring for equine victims of cruelty and abandonment. General grant amount range is $500-3,000. A small percent of grants will be awarded for professional improvement of equine rescues.
|The MSPCA Emergency Equine Relief Program serves as a resource for those who need short term help feeding or caring for their horses. The Program can also assist owners who are facing end of life care for their horses and need assistance with humane euthanasia.
|The Binky Foundation
|Start-up costs and habitat expansion costs.
|The Brennan Equine Welfare Fund
|Assists equine rescue shelters across the country that provide dignity to aged, injured, abused, starved and slaughter-bound horses, as well as those used in medical experimentation.
|The Equus Foundation
|Raises public awareness in the value of horses through education and awards of grants to charities that illustrate the benefit of horses and promote equine welfare.
|The Petfinder Foundation
|Emergency equipment and supplies during disasters.
|Thoroughbred Charities of America
|Offers equine grants for Thoroughbred rescue, rehabilitation, retraining, adoption, retirement and euthanasia.
|United Horse Coalition
|Equine welfare resources
|Assistance Programs by State: available to individuals
|Alaska Equine Rescue
|Hay, grain, veterinary and farrier services.
|Arizona Coalition for Equines
|Has funds available for feed, hay and end of life needs of equine in Arizona.
|Equine Voices Rescue and Sanctuary
|Humane euthanasia. Also offers The Nick Legacy Fund which raises funds for medical care.
|Equine Assistance Project
|Short term assistance with hay, board, farrier and vet care for owners facing financial hardship. Also offer re-homing services. May be able to help outside of California.
|Sonoma Action For Equine Rescue (SAFER)
|Operates as a resource to help rehome displaced horses
|Colorado Horse Rescue
|Pays part of the cost for such things as hay, feed, farrier work, dental care, vaccinations, or minor veterinary incidents up to $250.
|Front Range Equine Rescue
|Humane euthanasia, disaster evacuation and gelding assistance.
|South Eastern Equine Rescue
|Provides education, assistance and rescue within the equine community
|Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals
|Provides temporary assistance to owners in the form of feed, vet or farrier.
|New England Equine Rescue-North, Inc.
|Offers short term feed assistance and advertising space to owners looking to rehome their horses free-of-charge.
|Michigan Horse Welfare
|Provides hay assistance and temporary boarding.
|Montana Horse Sanctuary
|Emergency veterinary procedures, gelding, feed and euthanasia grants; request repayment of a portion of the costs.
|Becky’s Gift Equine Relief
|Provides feed and hay assistance as well as farrier services and basic veterinary care.
|Equine Protection Fund
|Emergency feed assistance as well as gelding assistance available.
|Oregon Hay Bank
|Provides assistance with feed, veterinary care, gelding, dental, as well as rescue and equine care educational programs.
|Sound Equine Options
|Emergency veterinary care assistance, hay assistance and no cost euthanasia.
|Habitat for Horses
|Emergency hay and feed program.