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Indiana Horse Rescue is the Equine Division of Animal Protection Coalition, Inc. a 501(c)3 non profit public charity dedicated to animal welfare. We are Indiana's largest equine rescue operation. We house and care for horses in need 24/7 and pride ourselves in providing quality care to those horses that are in search of a new permanent home. IHR frequently works with Animal Control and Law Enforcement officers on abuse and neglect cases where equine are in need of being impounded, rehabilitated, and re-homed.  We also accept horses from individuals that can no longer provide a home for their horse. IHR is an ALL breed horse rescue, we have no limits to the age, breed, gender, etc. of horses needing to come in.  IHR is not state funded.  We are funded solely on the generosity of individual donors like you and fundraising efforts and events.  Please help the horses.   Donate today.  Better yet, pick your favorite below and  Sponsor A Horse.

All horses are up to date on shots, farrier and deworming, we try to always have their teeth looked at, floated and examined by a chiropractor.

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posted by Indiana Horse Rescue   [ updated ]

Whiskey is a 16 year old Tennessee Walking Horse that is ready for a new home!!  This boy has a lot to offer to the right home!  Are you that home?

Banjo - large miniature

posted Mar 4, 2019, 11:07 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue   [ updated Apr 8, 2019, 12:26 PM ]

This boy is going to be a great cart pulling mini if that is what you are looking for!  Great movement and he is castrated, healed and ready to go.  Still needs some training, but is very smart!

We also call him Little Man,  He is all boy and will be getting castrated on the 12th, so it will take him some time to calm down and he will be getting worked during that time!  He is a beautiful little paint and he will learn some manners soon - we do not have an age on him so we will get that too!


posted Mar 4, 2019, 10:53 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue   [ updated Apr 8, 2019, 12:31 PM ]

You may notice the change in name!!  We heard we had 2 mares coming in and no one bothered to look!  Sarge is a darling and loves to give kisses!  He is 4 years old, not yet 4.5 and is currently healing from a fractured jaw.  How did that happen, he is a horse and we have no idea.  He does appear to be healing correctly so we don't think he will require surgery for his jaw, however he will be scheduled for castration, as not only is he not a mare, he IS a stud colt.  No studishness out of this boy, and we are hoping that stays the same until we can get him fixed!  So far, he leads, loads, stands for the farrier, deworming but that is all he knows at this time.  Great project horse with no issues that we are aware of.  Approx 13.1 or 53 inches.

Sage, approx 4 years of age, came in with Charity due to a seizure and is also in very poor condition.  She also had an infected sore on her jaw (most likely due to a halter), this has been treated and she is doing well.  She also handles well and stood great for the farrier.  She is just a doll to work around and loves attention.


posted Mar 4, 2019, 10:51 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue

Charity is a darling 8 year old that has come to us from a seizure by a different rescue who we helped out!  We don't know much about her yet, however she is as sweet as can be.  We have her stalled due to her condition and she is currently on medical.  I believe she was rated a 2 or 2.5 on the Henneke Scale so she has a lot of weight to put on.  She stood very well for the farrier, so we do know she leads, loads, stands for farrier and grooming.

Twinkle - large mini

posted Mar 4, 2019, 10:46 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue

Twinkle is the mother/dam of Cupcake and is approx 9 years of age.  She seems to be a doll, however we also know she likes to run others away from the hay and is protective of Cupcake, so we will work on separating them.  Said to be good around kids and people.

Cupcake - large mini

posted Mar 4, 2019, 10:41 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue

Cupcake is approximately 3 years of age and from what I have been told, she needs some work on manners which we will begin on immediately.  She is also very gentle and loves people.  Her mama also came with her, and her name is Twinkle

Junior - Donkey

posted Mar 4, 2019, 10:36 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue

Junior is approximately 18 years of age and just a darling!  He came in due to his owners age and no longer being capable of caring for him.  As with so many donkeys we see, Junior is obese and is on a bit of a diet due to fat pockets.  He seems to get along well with others, he IS gelded and just a darling to handle.  He did great for the farrier, until he wasn't looking and paying attention, and did kick, so he is a smart guy and knows when you aren't paying attention.  We would not consider him a "kicker" though as it is the only time it has happened.  Typical small brown donkey, hope to get pictures soon!


posted Jan 28, 2019, 10:04 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue

Shaver is currently not available until we can do some checking on him.  Very nice 12 year old gelding.  We will be having the chiropractor look at him along with the dentist and update with more information as we know it.


posted Jan 28, 2019, 10:02 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue

Denny is another horse that came with little to no information.  He is a QH type horse who we were told is very well broke and trail ridden.  We will ride him as soon as the weather permits!


posted Jan 28, 2019, 10:00 AM by Indiana Horse Rescue   [ updated Apr 8, 2019, 12:33 PM ]

Charlie is a wonderful old man (approx 30 yrs old)  that is extremely healthy!  We don't have a lot of information on him, however he does appear to be a pacer - as he even paces at a walk in the barn.  He is looking for a great home where he can possibly give the grandkids rides around the farm, teach them about caring for a horse, etc.  Great boy who we will ride if the weather and the ground ever gives us a chance!

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