2014 Top Rated Award

Want to help the White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue get more donations? If you nominate us for a 2014 Top-Rated Award you could help us gain an online promotion worth $20,000, or a trip to the annual Technology for Social Good event in California to meet with potential donors. Just write a new, positive review, […]

Herd Dispersal in VA- Very Time Sensitive

We are seeking the assistance of good rescues and qualified homes to provide immediate assistance in the rehoming of a large group of needy horses. This herd consists of approximately 40 horses of varying age, most between 2 and 10 years old, containing stallions, mares (many in foal), geldings and colts. They are primarily Appaloosas […]

In Memorium – Sage

Sage Relaxing

The sadness that goes along with the loss of a valued equine friend is immediate and lasting. While we never got to know Sage, his owner Marcia’s love for him was evident in her email to us, saying “Sage was the most wonderful and amazing horse. He loved everyone.” Sage, a stunning […]

…And to All a Great Night!

Christmas Cheer in the L-Barn

Last night, the Rescue celebrated our first Silent Night at White Bird. We opened our doors, rolled out the red carpet and invited everyone in for some hot chocolate, cider, cookies and a Christmas party for the Rescue’s residents.

L-barn festivities

Ace face-painter Allison turned small children into […]

Donations and Challenge

We carried out a mail-out exercise in 2009 and we are aware that some donors are still using the Box Number that came on those envelopes. That number is now closed and donors should either use our farm address (1688 Burke’s Tavern Road, Burkeville, VA 23922) or the PayPal link provided on this web site, […]


I’m sure it seems that today, everyone is asking you for donations. In the present economic climate, just about everyone needs help. Here at White Bird, the situation is much the same as it is with all non-profits. But as people have lost their homes and jobs, the number of horses needing help has […]