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VOTE NOW! - Help the Horses Win $5,000 from BSB!

Bangor Savings Bank's Community Matters More voting for 2016 has begun! The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals needs your votes!

Please help make 2016 THE YEAR that the Society wins $5,000 in Bangor Savings Bank’s Community Matters More contest! more

Congratulations to MSSPA Director Sawin Millett!

Congratulations to MSSPA Director Sawin Millett! Sawin is the 2016 recipient of the Commissioner's Distinguished Service Award, which was presented at the Commissioner's Luncheon today. The event was part of the 2016 Maine Department of Agriculture's agricultural tradeshow. more

MSSPA Launches Horse and Owner Matchmaking Initiative

"Maine Horse Matchmaker" is a new service of the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals - Matchmaking for horses in need of rehoming. Horse owners who are no longer able to care for their animals are now able to provide Matchmaker followers with photos of and details in hopes of finding a new home for their horse. more

Narragansett Number One Foundation supports Buy a Bale 2015!

From Arab to Warmblood and every breed in between, the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals feeds the horses being rehabilitated in South Windham hay every day.  Hay is the foundation of nearly all the individualized feed schedules for the dozens of horses being cared for by the Society. more

Buy a Bale is a Big Success! $103,700!

 Thanks to the hundreds of generous people, private foundations, and businesses who donated to the 2015 Buy a Bale fundraising campaign, the goal has been exceeded and the astounding sum $103,700 has been raised since the first week of March. more

Pumpkin enjoying a tasty snack

Seafax Supports the Society

The Maine State Society for the Protections of Animals is grateful for the employees at Seafax for giving to the Buy-A-Bale program. more

Buy a Bale Busts out Roxanne Quimby!

Check it out! Up and coming Maine horsewoman, Roxanne Quimby, and her endearing equines have a message for you. more

MSSPA President, Marilyn Goodreau, Awarded as Altrusa Volunteer of the Year

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals wishes to congratulate our President, Marilyn Goodreau, as the recipient Altrusa Volunteer of the Year Award. Marilyn has indeed donated tens of thousands of hours to the cause of protecting and rehabilitating Maine’s abused and neglected equine population over the past 40 years. more

Meet the MSSPA Mascot

While there were many fun and interesting names to choose from, final selection for the mascot’s name was made by Society president Marilyn Goodreau. more

MSSPA Barn Manager, Jeff, Awarded $1,000.00 by Tricia and Teresa

MSSPA Awarded $1,000.00 by Bangor Savings Bank, Community Matters

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals enthusiastically thanks everyone who voted for the horses in the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation’s $100,000 Community Matters giveaway. Thank you to Tricia Duchesneau, Vice President, Portland Area Branch Manager and Teresa Thompson, Vice President, Regional Market Manger for dropping by to present the check to Barn Manager, Jeff Greenleaf. more

MSSPA Reinvigorates Riding Program

Beginning in June, the public and those interested in adoption are welcome to come and view horses (sorry, MSSPA riding is limited to staff and is not open to the public) in training.  The River Road farm is open seven days a week from 1-6 pm during June, July, and August. View a full gallery of Noah & Crissa by clicking here. more

Got Hay?

March in Maine means mud and that means spring is close upon us.  Another sure sign of spring is the kickoff of the MSSPA's annual Buy-a-Bale campaign. more

Kids Helping Horses

At first glance Zander Unger might seem like an ordinary eleven-year-old boy. He loves animals and is involved in an array of activities – archery, tennis, skiing, horseback riding– and he is a little shy.  But after a few minutes with Zander more

Friendship Comes In Many Forms

Friendship comes in many forms.  From second grade school chums sharing a seat on the bus to seniors skunking one another at the cribbage board, friendship is an essential element of a full, satisfying life.  For Mac McCrillis, Jr. more

Please Vote to Help the Horses!

Please vote online to help the animals sheltered at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham! Go to: more