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Navajo, 46 years old

"A good man will take care of his horses and dogs, not only when they are young, but also when they are old and past service."  By Plutarch
The permanent residents will remain at the sanctuary for the rest of their lives.  Some have reached the age of 30 or older and others have illnesses that preclude them from being placed in new homes.



Baby, 32 year old American Saddlebred mare. 
Arrived April 15, 2012
Click on the photo to learn more about Baby.

The judge refused to view
the evidence in Baby's case but her previous owner has relinquished
her to HPS.

Commodore, 28 yearold Paint gelding.
   Injury to neck causing neurological condition.
 Rescued May 27, 2011. 

Click on the photo to learn more about Commodore.

Cree,  33 year old Quarter Horse gelding.  Abandoned & starved.  
Rescued July 2, 2012.
Treated for EPM.

Click on the photo to learn more about Cree.

Mingo,   25 year old American Saddlebred gelding.
Starved.  Mingo has Recurring Airway obstruction (RAO).

Rescued August 8, 2012

Click on the photo to learn more about Mingo.


Hopi, 30 year-old registered American Quarter Horse mare.  Former halter horse & brood mare.  Not trained to ride.  Good health. Hopi and  Sunrise have been together since Hopi was 2 years old. 

Click on the photo to learn more about Hopi.

Sunrise, 28 year old registered American Quarter Horse mare.  Former halter horse and brood mare.  Very sweet personality.  Best friends since a foal with Hopi.
Rescued January 15, 2011.

Click on the photo to learn more about Sunrise.


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

Cloud, 25 year old gaited Palomino mare.15 hands. Sturdy build.
English trained.  

Cloud is never going to be able to be ridden and takes a great deal of care to keep her moving.  She has a number of health issues.
Click on the photo to learn more about Cloud.

Please consider becoming an Angel Sponsor for one of the many horses at the sanctuary for as little as $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 care for a horse is over $250 per month.  The Angel Sponsors aid HPS to take care of 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