Other Resources

BrookeThe reality of horse slaughter in the U.S. continues to be a heart-wrenching issue for those who care about horses’ well-being.  Please check out Frequently Asked Questions About Horse Slaughter and How Does a Slaughter Horse Cross the Border? from our colleagues at Animals’ Angels.

Below are links to other organizations in California and nationwide that can help with abandoned horses or other horse-related issues.

Horses’ Honor does not guarantee the efficacy of these organizations; we list them for information only.

Assistance Programs in California

  • Back in the Saddle – Offers euthanasia services as well as hay assistance and low-cost gelding.
  • Heart of a Horse Foundation – Emergency hay support grants, emergency medicine support grants.
  • NorCal Equine Rescue (Horse Plus Humane Society) – Humane euthanasia.
  • Sonoma Action For Equine Rescue (SAFER) – Free website for rehoming horses in the North Bay area; limited foster care available. Hay Assistance Program in the tri-county area of Sonoma, Lake, and Mendocino counties.

The following are links to organizations that may or may not accept horses, but are additional resources to help unwanted horses and their caretakers.


Castration Programs and Clinics

Vaccination Programs and Veterinary Programs

Euthanasia Programs and Clinics

Other Programs

Informative Sites

Equine Welfare Grants

Free Equine Related Classified Ad Sites

Additional Sites