Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue: Recognized for Their Passion

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Every year, nearly two-dozen equines in need find better homes after being cared or rehabilitated at the Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue, and the non-profit volunteer rescue was recently recognized at the Rocky Mountain Horse Expo for their amazing work.

How does Bini Abbott, head of the rescue, keep on doing it? “It’s darn hard,” Abbott noted, but the difficulties involved have never dampened her passion for the horses, ponies, mules and donkeys she helps. To see some of the rescue’s success stories visit their website at http://www.rockymountainhorserescue.org.

To honor Abbott and the other volunteers at the Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue, the sponsors for A Home For Every Horse, including WeatherBeeta, Zoetis, Tractor Supply and Purina, recognized the rescue at the Horse Expo and presented them with some horse-care gifts to take back to the rescue, including a new WeatherBeeta blanket, dozens of tubes of Strongid paste and a $50 Tractor Supply Gift Card.

If you want more information on rescue horses or you want to locate a rescue near you, please check out AHomeForEveryHorse.com. Equine.com and the Active Interest Media Equine Network have joined forces with the American Horse Council’s Unwanted Horse Coalition to launch A Home for Every Horse Project.

This project helps find homes for America’s 170,000 to 200,000 horses in need of care and shelter. Here’s how it works:

  • Begin the search for your next equine partner at AHomeForEveryHorse.com. You can search horses waiting for homes at nonprofit shelters across the country. Browse by rescue horse, or find rescue organizations in your area.
  • Visit the site’s “Services” section to learn about your local rescue organizations. Find out how you can volunteer, donate, or simply spread the word.
  • Look for upcoming stories on EquiSearch.com related to horse rescue.

If your 501(c)(3) rescue organization would like to join the Home For Every Horse Project, call 866-467-7323, ext. 100. Equine.com is a part of Active Interest Media Equine Network.

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