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Appy Stud

RESCUE NEEDED! This Senior Appaloosa Stud has been signed over to the County by the owner. We need to find a rescue ASAP. If a reputable Rescue Group comes forward to take him, we do have a group willing to cover the cost to have him gelded. Please contact the Shelter at […]

Venom Needs to Find a Home – Has Found a Home

This young man needs to find a home as soon as possible. Situated in the LA area, his rescuers will transport him to a forever home. Please contact Abbey directly at the contact email below. Some details:

This poor guy was in an emaciated condition when rescued. The […]

Welcome to our Valentine’s Day Edition of “Horses Seeking Relationships!”

Do you find yourself sighing over YouTube videos of people with their loving, equine BFF’s? Or, wistfully gazing at your back paddock (with adequate shelter and safe fencing) and thinking that it looks sort of empty? Yearning for a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart that just happens to have a mane and four hooves? Well, do […]

Professional Guy ISO Second Career

Dutch is a 26-year old, 16h Chestnut thoroughbred with tons of trail and show experience. A retired show jumper, hunter and fox hunter he is now seeking a home who will let him enjoy just being a horse.

The owner can no longer keep him and his situation has become precarious. He must find […]

Immediate Home Needed- Run Jane

“Run Jane” needs a safe place to land- and quickly. This 4-year old racehorse suffered an injury to her knee that will prevent her from being raced or ridden again. The owner tried to have the knee surgically repaired, but without success. Her caretaker has developed severe health issues and can no longer care for […]

White Bird Featured in the Richmond Times-Dispatch

A few weeks ago, we were interviewed by the good folks at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, who kindly provided us the opportunity to talk about rescued horses. The results of this interview and several subsequent discussions appeared in this morning’s paper. Aside from the fact that Tom thinks he looks awful in the video and that […]

“…so that they may live the remainder of their lives in safety and dignity.”

Pebbles

This statement is the last line of our Mission Statement and it underpins our whole philosophy toward equine rescue. When we founded White Bird nearly ten years ago, we decided that we would be a rescue of last resort, taking in horses in urgent need and only after all other avenues had been exhausted. […]

Sunrise

Okay, the picture isn’t perfect but you can still see that this mare is a cutie patootie. “Sunrise” (Indian Sunrise) is a 14.2 H Appy mare and she is in need of a new home.

Sunrise is a good trail horse and can be ridden either English or Western. She does need an experienced rider. […]

How to make Adoption go Easier

A nice piece from The Horse on what to do when adopting a horse:

http://www.thehorse.com/ViewArticle.aspx?ID=19126

Chance and Tilly Return

Chance

Tilly (Right)

One of the important clauses in our adoption contract is the stipulation that, should the unexpected happen and the adopter can no longer keep the horse, they are returned to the rescue. We tend to have a protracted adoption process, partially because keeping a horse should not be undertaken lightly, […]