While adoption is our goal for every horse, special needs and senior horses have been the most difficult to place. Medical issues or age make them less attractive to potential adopters who want a horse that can be ridden.
The desire to find homes for these horses in loving environments gave rise to the creation of the Save Our Seniors (SOS) program. SOS utilizes foster agreements with boarding facilities and lesson barns, where seniors can train the newest of riders in basic horse care such as grooming, hoof care, and tacking.
In return our seniors will receive affection and quality of care and life.
The boarding fees are paid for by group sponsorships or group adoptions.
The most unique aspect of SOS, however, is the engagement of our state’s human senior population on