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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-22-00274PERCY (male)

Horse    Age: Senior

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

    PERCY is the sweetest horse ever! He loves people & other animals. He's 22 yrs, 15.3 HH, gelding, AQHA. He's navicular, (can't be ridden) but would make a super PASTURE PAL for your horse or other anuimal. He's jet black with white markings -- very handsome

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

King County Issaquah, WA MAP IT!

Amy Wolf 8189791885

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Urgent: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

Rescue Me ID: 16-04-12-00444Santa (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Very Submissive 
Health: Vaccinations Current, Arthritis 

    Santa is a bomb proof horse who has seen it all. He is a very quite, broke and gentle horse. Would be perfect for a child who's learning to ride, riding for the disabled or walking trails. He is a very stocky boy standing at 15.3. He has a fused pastern joint in his front right foot which limits him to the intensity of riding. I am financially unable to keep him and this is my last option. Santa is a great horse, so this breaks my heart.

 Adoption Fee: $500 Animal Location:

King County Bellevue, WA MAP IT!

Ashley Adam 425 229 1919

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-06-00273Pat and Fonzie/Hay (male)

Horse    Age: Senior

Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Needs Vaccinations 

    Need to find homes for my two aged purebred geldings. Were at the track in CA, both are very good to handle and great with shoer and vet. They both are good boys and love attention-but have not been ridden in may years. They do not have much training other than at the track. GOOD HOME A MUST. THEY COME WITH ABOUT TWO TONS OF HAY!! ORLANZO--bay-- Registration #0490276 foaled 3-31-93 Near Spokane, WA GOOD HOME A MUST. GREY GELDING. PAT GARRETT--grey-- Registration number 0450179 foaled 5-1-90 Near Spokane, WA

 Adoption Fee: $300 Animal Location:

Spokane County Spokane, WA MAP IT!

Sonja Mullen 5099949514

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Rescue Me ID: 16-04-04-00345Fiona (female)

Horse    Age: Senior

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

    Fiona is a sweet and sensitive mare who is not sound to ride secondary to spavin in her right rear leg. She is the only horse on the property, and her current owner does not have the time to devote to her. She is well fed, current on health care, and she has regular foot care. I believe she would be better off in the company of other horses and horse people. As you can see, she is gentle and kind once she trusts the people she is around. It is hard to part with her, but if she can find a better home in the company of others, that is the right thing to do.

 Adoption Fee: $50 Animal Location:

Whatcom County Bellingham, WA MAP IT!

Joan Humen 3607398926

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Rescue Me ID: 16-01-09-00135Appy Mare (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

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

    This is a sample of one of the past adoptable horses with Rough Start Horse Rescue located near Spokane. I am cross posting for them so contact the rescue, not me please. Find them on Facebook or I volunteer to take photos for them of adoptable horses and I DO NOT KNOW horse specifics so please contact them for current adoptable horses. They usually have around 30 head of adoptable horses.

     Animal Location:

Rough Start Horse Rescue
Spokane County Spokane, WA MAP IT!

Kelly; Jay

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Rescue Me ID: 14-06-04-00246Summer (female)

Horse    Age: Adult

Compatibility: Good with Most Horses 
Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Spayed, EPM 

    Summer is a 12-year old, 16.2hh, Thoroughbred mare looking for a home with a calm equine companion(s) as well as a horse experienced human family. She was raced as a filly but later fell into neglectful circumstances. When Pasado's Safe Haven rescued Summer she was severely emaciated, but she has made a complete recovery and is a beautiful mare. While she has some physical challenges would make riding difficult for her, she is smart, active and still loves to have a 'job'. Summer has been a wonderful therapy horse as part of an Equine Facilitated Learning program (this is an unmounted program). She is people-oriented and has a kind, calming ... (Read More)energy. Summer will need an owner who is experienced in caring for horses and able to manage her special needs. In 2013 she was diagnosed with EPM (Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis), which can cause neurologic symptoms. She improved with treatment but has not cleared the protozoa and relapses when off her medication. She has been mostly symptom free for some time but she should stay on medication long term to prevent a relapse. Summer's front legs have poor conformation and so her right front knee has slowly broken down and become more bowed over time. This has caused arthritis in her knee as well as difficulty locking her knee to sleep standing up. She wears a supportive knee brace at night to help slow the progression of the condition and aid in her ability to sleep while standing up. She also wears protective boots over her fetlocks to prevent sores from falling to her knees at times when she sleeps. Her activity level needs to be minimized because of this condition (she is not a riding horse) and she should remain on supportive joint supplements but turn out is essential for her emotional well-being. She will need one or more mellow pasture buddies where she has a place to be separated for feeding time at night. She has been pastured with horses much older than her and was very kind and respectful to them. She enjoys attention and would love to have her own person to bond with over ground work, liberty training, trick training or just snuggle time. (Less)

 Adoption Fee: 550 Animal Location:

Pasado's Safe Haven
Snohomish County Sultan, WA MAP IT!

Tabitha Phillips 360-793-9393 x110

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Animal ID: Various horses at horse rescueOver 40 head need home (male)

Horse    Age: Adult

Personality: Average Energy, Average Temperament 
Health: Gelded, Vaccinations Current 

    See all the adoptable horses at Rough Start Horse Rescue here: and go to their adoptable horses page. Find them on Facebook for almost daily updates and upcoming events! Some horses are broke and some are not. This darling gelding was adopted. They are located near Spokane, Wash. We are volunteers with them so please contact the horse rescue directly for what horses they have available now.

     Animal Location:

Rough Start Horse Rescue
Spokane County Spokane, WA MAP IT!

Kelly 509-236-2380; Jay 509-236-2380

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PIease Read Before Adopting a Horse in Washington
    Horses can make good pets in Washington 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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lnteresting Horse Trivia Low-Cost Washington Spay & Neuter Clinics
    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.

Related pages:

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Washington Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

King County - Bellevue, WA 98005
Bellevue Neuter and Vaccination Clinic 206-455-2826

King County - Bellevue, WA 98005
Humane Society for Seattle/King County 425-641-0080

King County - Seattle 98119
Seattle Animal Shelter Clinic 206-386-4260

King County - Seattle, Washington 98125
Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project 206-528-8125

King County - Seattle, WA 98155
Spay/Neuter Clinic 206-362-0505

Snohomish County - Arlington, Washington 98223
Purrfect Pals 360-652-9611

Whatcom County - Bellingham 98225
Whatcom Voice of the Animals 360-650-0556

Whatcom County - Bellingham, Washington 98226
Whatcom Humane Society 360-733-2080

Whatcom County - Bellingham, WA 98227
Alternative Humane Society 360-671-7445

Skagit County - Burlington, Washington 98233
SPOT (Saving Pets One at a Time) 360-336-5388

Skagit County - Burlington 98233
Humane Society of Skagit Valley 360-757-0445

Island County - Coupeville, Washington 98239
WAIF 360-678-5816

Island County - Langley, WA 98260
Oasis for Animals 360-321-4142

Snohomish County - Sultan, Washington 98294
Pasado's Safe Haven Spay Station 360-793-9393

Pierce County - Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Peninsula Spay/Neuter Project 253-884-1543

Columbia County - Kennewick, Washington 99336
Basin Animal Rescue & Protection Agency 509-396-2794

Kitsap County - Bremerton, Washington 98337
Animal Rescue Families 360-698-6576

Clallum County - Port Angeles, WA 98363
Clallum County Humane Society 360-457-8206

Clallam County - Sequim, Washington 98382
Peninsula Friends of Animals 360-452-0414

Pierce County - Tacoma, Washington 98409
Humane Society for Tacoma and Pierce 253-383-2733

Skamania County - Underwood, Washington 98651
PROD 509-538-2397

Kittitas County - Ellensburg, Washington 98926
Kittitas County Friends of Animals 509-962-6628

Whitman County - Pullman, Washington 99163
Whitman County Humane Society 509-332-2246

Spokane County - Spokane, WA 99212
Pet Savers Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic 509-924-7826

Spokane County - Spokane 99217
Spokane Humane Society 509-467-5235

Benton County - Kennewick, WA 99336
Benton Franklin Humane Society 509-374-4235

Benton County - Richland, WA 99352
POPP (Pet Over-Population Prevention) 509-943-4722

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