Horse Adoptions

Thank you for considering adopting one of our horses! By adopting a horse, you make a commitment to take care of the horse for the rest of its life.

If you are interested in adopting, you MUST email to schedule an appointment to meet and ride the horse that you are interested in adopting. Please email us at frontdesk@humanesocietyhbg.org.  We encourage adopters to take their time, as the interaction is an opportunity to observe the compatibility of both horse and rider. We have very limited staff and a small volunteer base, so please be certain you are committed to your appointment time, and are seriously interested in the horse you wish to meet.

Please note that we represent our horses as accurately as possible by our experience with them, but as experienced handlers, we are often able to easily handle a behavior that an adopter may not. Moreover, the majority of the time we do not have extensive information on the medical or behavioral history of the horses at our farm as the majority come to us as victims of animal cruelty. We learn about the horses as we continue to interact with them throughout their time with us. No single horse is ever perfect, and it is the responsibility of the adopter to determine if the horse is appropriate for their ability and experience.

HOW DO YOU GO ABOUT ADOPTING?

Persons interested in adopting a horse must complete an Adoption Application & Agreement and return it to us either by fax, mail, or email at frontdesk@humanesocietyhbg.org. The Adoption Application requires personal and contact information. Additional information that is required for an adoption application to be processed:

• Valid driver’s license

• Phone number and address of stable where adopted horse will be boarded

All horse adoptions require a $300 adoption fee. Payment for an adopted horse must be in cash or by credit card.

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How Can I Help Homeless Animals in My Community Today?

We are currently in need of soft training treats (made in USA), Busy Bones, sensitive stomach cat food, peanut butter, unscented bleach, liquid laundry detergent, Dawn dishwashing detergent, Clorox wipes, waterless shampoo, kitten milk replacer, and paper towels. If you'd like to help out, please drop some off at the shelter!

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We have several dogs and cats that are looking for a foster home.  If you think you may be able to help, please visit our Fosters Needed page.

Events

December 2 | Holiday Open House & Adopt-A-Thon

January 1 | Penguin Plunge

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