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 […]

…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 […]

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. […]

Stylin’!

The White Bird Style Salon was open for business yesterday! The Cushing’s Club horses (Oreo, Wonder, Allison, Mr. Bowersox and Star) were bathed, shed, dried, clipped, rubbed down, comforted and generally provided the total spa experience with some help from the Cumberland Cayuse Riders 4H and White Bird volunteers Allie, Katie and Whitney. Big thanks […]

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, […]

New Rescue Video

White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue

Thanks to Lennie Tierney, a prize winning video producer, we now have a beautifully compiled video, with accompaniment courtesy of Madeline MacNeil, and narration by Lynne Daley. We think it is a great addition to our published material and hope you enjoy it too.

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