Our mission is to promote the safety and wellbeing of America's equines through Advocacy, Education, Outreach, Supportive Programs and the Rescuing of horses at risk and allowing the Rescue Horses to Rescue Humans in need through a variety of activities and programs.
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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.