The question is not, can they reason? Nor, can they talk? But, can they suffer?
— Jeremy Bentham

To promote the safety and wellbeing of America's equines through: Interventional support and outreach for owners, Advocacy and rescue for horses, Education for the public. 

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US Horse Welfare and Rescue (USHWR) is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit established in February 2016 at Nod Hill in Avon, CT on 20 acres of land. We are dedicated to saving America's unwanted horses from slaughter through rescue, advocacy, education, community outreach and solution based supportive programs.  USHWR works in conjunction with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other equine rescue organizations across the country promoting awareness and legislation to put an end to the sale and transport of America's horses to slaughter. 

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