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"Show me your horse and I will tell you who you are."  Old English Saying

The following horses are recovering from illness, starvation or abuse.  Most of them will be able to be ridden when they have fully recovered.



CLICK HERE  'Application for Placement of Equine'.





Black Velvet,  starved, eye infection led to loss of left eye. Rescued February 2015
Click on Black Velvet's photo for more information.

Cloud, 23-year-old gaited Palomino mare.   15 hands.  Sturdy build. English trained.  
Thyroid & IR. 
Currently in rehab for muscle injury. 

Click on the photo to learn more about Cloud.

Honey Bun, 20-year-old Quarter Horse mare.  14 hands.  English or Western.  As sweet a little mare as her name suggests.  Missing an eye but has no difficulty.  Excellent trail horse.  Will lead or go out on her own.  Who needs gaited when they trot this smoothly! 

Click on the photo to learn more about Honey Bun.

Kit Carson, 11-year-old American Quarter Horse gelding.  Severe diarrhea.
Rescued September 17, 2011. 
Click on the photo to learn more about Kit Carson.


Moonlight,  sweet older gray Saddlebred gelding. Starved, slight drop in back pasterns.
Rescued September 2014. (Photo is October 2014)
Learn more about Moonlight in the October edition of Over Herd.


Rising Sun, Arabian mare, starved.

Rescued February 2015. Click on picture for more info and read the March 2015 newsletter.

Taiga,  23-year-old Standardbred mare. Neglected.  Severe case of scratches on both rear legs.
Rescued August 8, 2012.

Click on the photo to learn more about Taiga.


Traveler,  17-year-old Tennessee Walker gelding. Rescued October 2014.

Click on the photo to learn more about Traveler. Also read more about Traveler in the November 2014 newsletter.

Please consider becoming an Angel Sponsor for one of the many horses at the sanctuary ($20 per month or more).  As an Angel Sponsor, you are welcome to come and spend time with your horse on any Saturday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The average cost for HPS to take care of a horse is over $250 per month.  The Angel Sponsors aid HPS to provide care to the horses.

Important Note:  Once you log into your Paypal account to donate, please look for where it says "Donation intent" and click on the "+" sign.   In this space, please make a note of where we should apply your much appreciated donation! 

Horse Protection Society
2135 Miller Road, China Grove NC 28023
501(c)3 nonprofit