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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-08-00340Hank (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Gelded, Needs Vaccinations, Arthritis, Founder 

    Hank is a sweet boy who came to me free from someone who was relocating. He is docile, good with getting his feet trimmed. I believe he is about 18 years of age. An easy keeper. He also has a club foot in the right front. I have a hard time finding hay and time to care for him. Please contact me with any questions. Thank you!

     Animal Location:

York County York, PA 17404 MAP IT!

Contact:
Cecile Schwarzkopf 7175864844

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-08-00147Tabitha (female)

Horse    Age: Yearling

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

    Tabby is a 2 year old Appendix Quarter Horse. She is not registered. She is great with the farrier and the vet. Tabby also has excellent stall manners and leads well. As she is only 2 and still growing, she has not been started under saddle yet, but is an easy learner. Tabby requires a kind and patient personality and she was previously abused. Tabby has been here on the farm for 10 months and has come along nicely. For more info. on Tabby please feel free to call the Rescue.

 Adoption Fee: $750 Animal Location:

Sundancer Farm & Rescue
Tioga County Osceola, PA MAP IT!

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814-258-5797

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-08-00142Delilah (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    Delilah is a 10 year old registered Appaloosa mare. She is green, but a willing learner. She is excellent for the vet and farrier, and leads very well. She has excellent stall manners. Delilah is at the top of the herd ranking and is very observant while out in the pasture. She is registered with the ApHC. Delilah has had one foal, a colt. Her son is listed on here 'TAIENO'.

 Adoption Fee: $1000 Animal Location:

Sundancer Farm & Rescue
Tioga County Osceola, PA MAP IT!

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814-258-5797

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-08-00137Taieno (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    Taieno is a 7 year old Appaloosa gelding. Although he is green, he is a very willing boy. Picks up easily on training. Taieno is current on shots and worming. He is good for the farrier and the vet. He is in the middle of the herd, but can take care of himself. Ti gets darker in the winter, and lightens up into summer. He is very well mannered on the lead and has excellent stall manners. He wears a blanket in winter, and loves to be pampered.

 Adoption Fee: $800 Animal Location:

Sundancer Farm & Rescue
Tioga County Osceola, PA MAP IT!

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814-258-5797

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-08-00134Abbigail (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    Abby is a beautiful 5 year old Saddlebred cross mare. She is saddle broke-but green. When you ask her to do something you have to be patient. She is in the middle of the herd and leads well, loads, is good for the vet and farrier. She is current on shots and worming. Not a hard keeper. Currently she is barefoot. She carries herself very well.

 Adoption Fee: $750 Animal Location:

Sundancer Farm & Rescue
Tioga County Osceola, PA MAP IT!

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814-258-5797

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Rescue Me ID: 14-11-05-00336Oscar (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    His name is Oscar and he needs a forever home! He is a handsome, bay, Hanovarian gelding. Oscar is a gentleman with people but he can be bossy with other horses ( however he does like mares). He is believed to be 19 yrs old and stands 16.3 at his wither. He takes a normal tree saddle. Oscar does have Cushings (metabolic disorder), but has been managed nicely by using a low starch feed (Legends Performance Pellet) with Remission supplement, and a small amount of Thyrozine when the grass comes in. He currently is in a small field with some grass and on 24 hour turnout. An ideal situation for him would be a dirt paddock with run in, and low ... (Read More)starch hay. He is currently barefoot. To be ridden he would need to have shoes. He is a very nice mover, and very good on trails. He has a light mouth, and may do well in a hackamore. He is trained to listen to body signals. He showed second level dressage and schooled to fourth. He has wonderful dressage gaits. The picture attached was taken in 2011. New photos can be taken and forwarded if interested, but he looks as good or better than he did then. He is located near Port Clinton, PA. PLEASE CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. (Less)

     Animal Location:

Maranatha Farm's Animal Sanctuary
McKean County Orwigsburg, PA MAP IT!

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6102072013

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Rescue Me ID: 14-10-13-00726Digby (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Low Energy, Submissive 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    15 year old 16 hand Appendix gelding in search of companion/trail riding home. Suitable for walking trail rides, kids' pet, therapeutic riding etc. Very gentle sweetheart! Easy keeper and well-behaved in turnout. Current on vaccines, coggins, dentistry,de-worming, farrier. References required. Good home a must! Depending on adopter's location, routine vet care may be provided.

     Animal Location:

Montgomery County Annville, PA MAP IT!

Contact:
Kate B 717-304-5596

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-08-00147CADENCE (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    Cadence was rescued two years ago with her feet in terrible shape from pounding the roads as a buggy horse. After a lengthy rehab and careful farrier care, she is moving soundly again. She appears to have been to Saddlebred school and exhibits movement of the saddleseat riding discipline but could also do western and hunt seat. She will carry her head wherever she is asked to. It is apparent that she has had some excellent training in her past. Because of former road founder, she requires a home where she can be turned out regularly but kept off of any rich grass. Cadence has a good temperament and has good manners both from the ground and ... (Read More)carrying a rider. She is also available as a light recreational driving horse. Her posture while working is beautiful to watch. She is approximately 14 yrs old and measures 16H at the withers. She is currently barefoot but would make an excellent backup lesson horse or trail horse with front shoes or hoof boots. Cadence would also be awesome in local fun shows. She is available with a no kill/no auction/no dealer contract and appropriate adoption fee. More photos and videos are available upon request via email. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $750 Animal Location:

Lancaster County Ephrata, PA 17522 MAP IT!

Contact:
Gloria Christine (717) 733-5667

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Rescue Me ID: 14-05-11-00323PEEKABOO (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    This cute little girl's name is Peekaboo and she is one of my rescues from a kill buyer. She is going on 7 years old. She is not to be used for breeding and can be adopted with a no auction/no dealer/no kill buyer contract and adoption fee. With regular turnout or living outside 24/7 she has great ground manners. When she is nervous she responds well to patient kindness. She absolutely loves being groomed and petted. Because of an underbite, I am sure that she would be quite content being a pet. With some training and because she loves being petted, she might also make a nice therapy 'pony.' Peekaboo is approx 32' tall. A long-time friend is ... (Read More)currently fostering Peekaboo and is training her for showmanship and in-hand trail classes. Some of the things she has learned so far are crossing a tarp, standing on a makeshift bridge, having an umbrella popped open next to her and then placed on her, and standing still while a special needs adult walked all around her with a cane. The foster home's farrier remarked that she is one of the best behaved minis he has ever trimmed. Peekaboo is a little timid with new people but she comes around quickly once she is sure no one is going to be rough or do her any harm. Anyone interested in giving Peekaboo a forever home should contact me and I will put you in touch with her foster home. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $475 Animal Location:

Lancaster County Ephrata, PA 17522 MAP IT!

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Gloria Christine (717) 733-5667

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Rescue Me ID: 13-02-09-00005DAISY (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    Daisy is a 16H to 16.1H 16-year-old dark golden chestnut American Saddlebred mare with flaxen mane and tail. Her papers are up to date with the American Saddlebred Registry. She was rescued from a local auction after serving as an Amish buggy horse since she was two years old. Her legs are 'clean' in spite of all the pounding on the hard roads. She was excellent to lunge and ground drive from day one even though she never had any formal training as a youngster. (Her first Amish owner purchased her as a 4-month-old baby along with her dam.) She is easy to bridle and tack up, picks up her feet nicely for cleaning and for the farrier, loads and ... (Read More)unloads nicely on a trailer and is now doing very well at dealing with certain 'scary' stimuli after being worked with on hypersensitivity for several months. Although not broke to ride when rescued, she now accepts a rider willingly and will stand next to a mounting block for mounting and dismounting. Her feet are trimmed regularly and she is kept current on de-worming. She does fine in a pasture boarding situation or with a stall as long as she gets lots of turnout and is handled regularly. Otherwise, she tends to become shy. Ideally, I would like someone to adopt her close to home so that he or she can spend some time getting to know Daisy before she would be re-located, but all good homes will be considered. She is a beautiful candidate for the western country pleasure division at small ASB shows or she could do local shows and would also make a nice at-home partner or trail horse. She has been ridden under both western and english tack but does prefer the western gaits. She is not a saddleseat candidate. Daisy is currently doing well w/t under saddle and cantering on command on a lunge line or while free lunging. She is also available as a recreational driving horse. A no kill/no auction/no dealer contract and adoption fee are required. Short videos and more photos available via email. This beautiful mare will make an awesome partner for someone who is patient, kind and confident. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: $900 Animal Location:

Lancaster County Ephrata, PA 17522 MAP IT!

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Gloria Christine (717) 733-5667

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Horse in Pennsylvania
    Horses can make good pets in Pennsylvania 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. The smallest horse in the world is a mature miniature horse named Thumbelina. She is seventeen inches tall and weighs 60 pounds.

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Pennsylvania Animal Rescue
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Allegheny County - Elizabeth, Pennsylvania 15037
Western Pennsylvania Humane Society 412-751-2010

Allegheny County - Pittsburgh 15201
Pittsburgh Bureau of Environmental Services 412-255-2036

Allegheny County - Pittsburgh 15206
Animal Rescue League of Western PA 412-661-6451

Allegheny County - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233
Western Pennsylvania Humane Society 412-321-4625

Allegheny County - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237
Animal Friends ABC (Animal Birth Control) Program 800-SPAY-PGH

Centre County - State College 16801
Centre County PAWS 814-237-8722

Centre County - Centre Hall, Pennsylvania 16828
Pennsylvania SPCA 814-364-1725

Cumberland County - Camp Hill 17001
PAWS 717-957-8122

York/Adams County - Hanover 17331
Kitz & Katz Animal Foundation 717-630-5025

Lancaster County - Lancaster, PA 17602
Humane League of Lancaster County 717-393-6551

Lycoming County - Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701
Lycoming County SPCA 570-322-4646

Schuylkill County - Minersville, PA 17954
Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA 570-544-2920

Lehigh County - Catasauqua 18032
Animals in Distress 610-264-5554

Norhampton County - Easton, Pennsylvania 18042
Northampton County SPCA 610-252-7722

Lehigh County - Whitehall, PA 18052
No Nonsense Neutering 484-224-2213

Lehigh County - Germansville, Pennsylvania 18053
Forgotten Felines and Fidos 610-760 9009

Lehigh County - Allentown, Pennsylvania 18103
Lehigh Valley Humane Society 610-797-3439

Lackawanna County - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania 18411
Humane Society of Lackawanna County 717-586-3700

Pike County - Shohola, Pennsylvania 18458
Pike County Humane Society 570-296-7654

Bradford County - Ulster 18850
Bradford County Humane Society 570-888-2114

Bucks County - Richboro 18954
Animal Rescue and Referral 215-752-7556

Delaware County - Media, Pennsylvania 19063
Delaware County SPCA 610-566-1370

Philadelphia County - Philadelphia 19134
Pennsylvania SPCA 215-426-6300

Schuykill County - Philadelphia 19147
Morris Animal Refuge 215-735-3256

Chester County - Frazer, Pennsylvania 19355
The Spayed Club 610-275-7486

Montgomery County - Norristown 19403
Sanctuary Hollow 610-666-6312

Montgomery County - Hatfield 19440
Animal Orphans 215-855-8990

Montgomery County - Lafayette Hill 19444
Spay and Save 610-279-9714

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