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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-29-00167Lovey (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    Lovey is a retired thoroughbred. I've had him for over 12 yrs. I sold my farm last year & have had to board him since that time. I have not been able to re-home him & boarding is getting expensive. He has not been ridden in over 10 yrs & will need re-training (has been ridden Western in the past). He loves the company of other horses & would make a great pasture companion. ** A reference letter from your veterinarian is required!

 Adoption Fee: $0 Animal Location:

Ontario County Phelps, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
Susan Conrey 315-521-3440

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-23-00408Phoenix (female)

Horse    Age: Senior

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    Phoenix is a 24 year old paint pony mare. She is trained to ride Western, with prior barrel racing experience. She has been ridden by adults and children in the past, but still has a lot of spunk for her age and has not been ridden recently. She would need a refresher course with an intermediate to advanced rider.

     Animal Location:

Oneida County Durhamville, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
Loretta Collins 315-854-6496

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-23-00402April (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Somewhat Dominant 
Health: Vaccinations Current 

    April is a 17 year old Belgian Draft/Quarter Horse cross mare trained to ride English but has also been ridden Western; direct rein only. She is bold and beautiful, but can be a bit headstrong. She responds well to consistent riding and handling, although she would need a refresher course with an intermediate to advanced rider/trainer.

     Animal Location:

Oneida County Durhamville, NY MAP IT!

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Loretta Collins 315-854-6496

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Rescue Me ID: 14-07-21-00235Snow Dancer (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current 

    Snow Dancer or, Snowy as we call her, is a 15.3 hh dapple grey off the track thoroughbred mare, with long white eye lashes. We are still getting to know Snowy. She is a sweet, gentle, mild tempered 5 year old who loves people. She has great ground manners, and is good with other horses. Snowy rides predominately English. The adoption fee for Snowy is $650. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out more about Snowy or plan a visit to meet her here at Doxy's contact us.

 Adoption Fee: $650 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

Contact:
Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-18-00085Echo (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    16H TB gelding, lives out 24/7 with access to shelter. Easy keeper and good to work around. He lives with a mare TB 17H 21 years old who also needs a home.

     Animal Location:

Dutchess County Rhinebeck, NY MAP IT!

Contact:
Joyce DelBoccio

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Rescue Me ID: 13-09-15-00065Ellie (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed) 

    Elegance (Ellie) is a 13.2 hand, 7 year old large pony mare, possibly a Haflinger mix. She is a light chestnut with black legs, 4 white socks and a long and silky pale grey mane and tail. Ellie is a gorgeous girl, very stocky and sturdy and could handle a small adult rider. You have to see her to appreciate how well her name fits her. She gets along well with other horses and has developed good ground manners since coming to Doxy's. We did discover a small band of scar tissue on a rear fetlock. This was examined by our vet who suggested lunging 3-4 times a week on sod to break it up. Ellie exhibits no signs of lameness, just looking ... (Read More)to her future. She has been under saddle with a rider, is willing and receptive but knows nothing about being a riding horse. The adoption fee for Ellie is $400. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out more about Elegance or plan a visit to meet her, please contact us! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 400 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

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Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 13-09-15-00064Tiny Dancer (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current 

    Tiny Dancer is a 12 year old bay mini mare. She stands 9 hh and is learning that people can be trusted since she arrived at Doxy's. Tiny Dancer gets along well with the other horses and is more than happy to come into the barn to eat but is difficult to 'catch' if you just want to bring her in. She halter leads well now that she has gotten to know us better. Tiny Dancer's ground manners are good although she kick out when having her back legs groomed. She does not exhibit any signs of ever being saddled or ridden and may have been what we call a pasture ornament. The adoption fee for Tiny Dancer is $350. All excellent homes will be ... (Read More)considered. To find out more about Tiny Dancer or plan a visit to meet her, please contact us! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 350 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

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Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 13-04-09-00286Sassy (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current 

    Sassy is a 9 year old liver chestnut with black gold mane and tail Morgan/pony cross mare. She stands 14 hh, is people friendly and was reported to have given pony rides in her previous home. Sassy has been under saddle even though she was less than receptive to it at first. She has worked at two public events and did an excellent job providing pony rides. Sassy could tolerate up to 140 pounds to work with under saddle and up to 120 pounds for pleasure riding. The adoption fee for Sassy is $500. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out more about Sassy or plan a visit to meet her, please contact us!

 Adoption Fee: $500 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

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Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 13-04-09-00282Hogan (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current, Abused/Neglected 

    ***ADOPTION PENDING*** Hogan, previously known as Hulk, is a 13.2 hh 6 year old paint pony/draft mix who came to Doxy's from the Humane Society after being seized from his owner in the middle of March 2013. He arrived as a stallion and has been gelded. We initially named him Hulk because of his thick neck and body, just made us think of 'Hulk Hogan'. He is a very people friendly guy and smart as a whip, expecting great things for him as we get to know each other better. Hogan is receptive to a saddle pad, leads well and picks his feet up without any fuss. He has been pastured only with mares and gets along nicely with them. He can be a ... (Read More)little nervous yet around strangers. Hogan has not been mounted due to the terrible condition of his hooves due to poor nutrition when he came to us. With much care and a hoof supplement they have been almost 100% restored to natural health. Hogan's adoption fee is $800. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out more about Hogan or plan a visit to meet him, please contact us! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $800 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

Contact:
Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 13-02-26-00030Candy (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: High Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current 

    Candy is a 4 year old 12 hh Welsh mare pony. She had never been separated from her mother, Clover, until Clover was adopted in the summer 2013. Until that point she had been difficult to work with unless her mother was by her side. That has all changed! Candy's ground manners are excellent, she leads well with a halter and gets along well with other horses. She has worked at two events, providing pony rides, and did an awesome job for a young girl. Candy contact reins and will be an excellent girl for someone who wants and is able to finish her. The adoption fee for this pony is $700. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out ... (Read More)more about Candy or plan a visit to meet her, please contact us! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $700 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

Contact:
Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 12-12-05-00045Royal (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    Royal is a 15.2 hand, 5 year old, chestnut with a long white blaze/stripe, registered thoroughbred gelding. He is a beautiful young gelding whose registered name is Counting Missiles. His bloodlines include some 'royal' horses so we decided to give him his new name. He is the grandson of Spectacular Bid on his dam's side and the grandson of of A.P. Indy on his sire's side. Additionally, Royal is a great-great-great grandson of Secretariat. He had spent his life in an all thoroughbred pasture before coming to Doxy's. He leads well and is very people friendly. Royal is the perfect horse for someone who's looking for a project. He gets along ... (Read More)well with other horses, has great ground manners, a great personality. He is mellow and laid back, and is a very quick learner. We began lunging him in May 2013. Royal is not suitable for activities related to jumping. Royal will be trained to ride western using natural horsemanship techniques. He has had a saddle on and was receptive to the weight, but was not crazy about the girth. The adoption fee for this horse is $900. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out more about Royal or plan a visit to meet him at Doxy's, please contact us! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $900 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

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Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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Rescue Me ID: 12-09-11-00372Josie (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Intact (Needs to be Fixed), Vaccinations Current 

    Josie is a 15.2 hand, light chestnut/almost dun, 6 year old large mule with lovely long ears. She is most happy at this point when she is with her herd of horses, Jasmine's group of 12 or more. Her ground manners have significantly improved since she arrived at Doxy's. Josie is delighted to be led with a halter, backs up on command and signal, enjoys being groomed, and is cooperative with having all four feet cleaned and has had her hooves trimmed by the farrier. Josie is receptive at this point in being under a bareback pad with a girth and stirrups. We have made no attempt at riding her yet. Mules require a great deal of trust in their ... (Read More)people before they're willing to work for them. Josie just needs a lot of love, gentleness and respect. If you're interested in Josie, watch for updates as we learn more about each other. The adoption fee for this mule is $800. All excellent homes will be considered. To find out more about Josie or plan a visit to meet her, please contact us! (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $800 Animal Location:

Doxy's Horse Recovery, Inc.
354 Sprague Road
Chenango County Afton, NY 13730 MAP IT!

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Michael Burns 607.427.7161

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Horse in New York
    Horses can make good pets in New York if they match your IifestyIe. Horses are beautiful, romantic animals that many people love. Sadly, however, horses are being neglected, abused, and abandoned at an alarming rate. The reasons a horse would need to be rescued are quite varied. Some horse owners in the Western U.S. have lost their homes and land to foreclosure, leaving nowhere for their horses to go. These horses are sometimes abandoned in the plains and deserts, where they often die of slow exposure. Droughts, rising food and fuel prices, and other economic pressures mean that some owners can no longer afford to feed and care for their horses. Other horses are purchased by inexperienced people for sentimental reasons or as gifts for children, but their owners are unprepared for the ongoing expense and involvement of caring for the horses.

    Like horses, donkeys and mules (sterile hybrids of a horse and a donkey) have their own charm and usefulness. However, these animals have also been affected by hay shortages and some have sadly become victims of abuse or neglect.

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    Horses evolved from small mammals with multiple toes. Horses were domesticated for human use as early as 4500 B.C. Horses can sleep standing up.

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New York Animal Rescue
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New York County - New York, New York 10016
Bide-a-Wee 212-532-5884

New York County - New York, New York 10019
Have-A-Heart Spay and Neuter Clinic 212-977-6877

NYC Counties - New York, NY 10128
ASPCA New York Cares Mobile Clinic 212-876-7700

Westchester County - Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
SPCA of Westchester, Inc 914-941-2894

Westchester County - White Plains, NY 10604
Animal Welfare League 914-948-2094

Kings County - Brooklyn, New York 11209
Muffin's Pet Connection 718-833-7988

Nassau County - Roslyn Heights 11577
SPCA of Nassau County 516-794-0831

Suffolk County - Bay Shore 11706
Island Rescue 631-968-8700

Suffolk County - Brookhaven, NY 11719
Spay Today 516-286-4965

Nassau County - Farmingdale, NY 11735
Gay Senk DVM 516-626-3090

Suffolk County - Huntington 11743
League for Animal Protection 631-757-4517

Suffolk County - Huntington, New York 11743
Little Shelter Animal Rescue 631-368-8770

Suffolk County - Huntington Station 11746
Suffolk County SPCA 631-549-7722

Suffolk County - Smithtown, New York 11787
Suffolk County SPCA 631-382-SPCA

Nassau County - Hicksville, New York 11802
PAWS Long Island 516-364-PAWS

Nassau County - Wantagh, New York 11793
Bide-a-Wee 516-785-4687

Suffolk County - Calverton 11933
Kent Animal Shelter 631-727-7797

Suffolk County - Westhampton 11977
Bide-a-Wee 631-325-0280

Greene Columbia County - Athens 12015
Greene Animal Welfare Alliance 518-945-3218

Rennselaer County - Menands, New York 12204
Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society 518-434-8128

Albany County - Albany 12205
Pet Population Control Program 518-457-3502

Schenectady County - Scotia 12302
Pet Pal Mobile Clinic 518-374-3944

Ulster County - Saugerties 12477
Animal Emergency Fund 845-247-6211

Columbia County - Hudson, NY 12534
Columbia-Greene Humane Society/SPCA 518-828-6044

Columbia County - Hudson, NY 12534
Animalkind Inc 518-943-7654

Orange County - Montgomery, New York 12549
Furever Animals Spay Neuter Program 845-457-8147

Orange/Ulster/Sullivan Counties - Westbrookville, New York 12785
The Animal Rights Alliance 845-754-7100

Clinton County - Plattsburgh, New York 12903
Adirondack Humane Society 518-561-7876

Cayuga County - Weedsport 13166
Feral Cat Friends 315-252-2406

Onondaga County - Syracuse 13211
Central New York SPCA 315-454-4479

Onondaga County - Syracuse, New York 13211
Pet Outreach, Inc. 315-469-6569

St Lawrence County - Hammond, NY 13646
Spay Neuter Now 315-324-5969

Broome County - Endicott 13760
Animal Care Council 607-786-7729

Broome County - Binghamton 13904
Project Paw 607-724-2241

Erie County - East Aurora, NY 14052
Feral Cat Focus 888-902-9717

Erie County - Buffalo 14217
Animal Birth Control Society 716-873-4500

Erie County - Blasdale, NY 14219
Erie County Spay and Neuter Assistance Program 716-652-1359

Monroe County - Fairport, New York 14450
Lollypop Farm SNIP Program 585-223-1330

Rochester/Monroe Counties - Fairport, NY 14450
Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 585-223-1333

Wayne County - Lyons, NY 14489
Wayne County Humane Society 315-946-3389

Monroe County - Rochester, NY 14608
Rochester Animal Services 585-428-SPAY

Steuben County - Bath, NY 14810
Finger Lakes Humane Society 607-776-3039

Tompkins County - Ithaca, NY 14850
Tompkins County SPCA 607-257-1822

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