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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. ...read 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.   ...read more

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. ...read more

2014 Christmas Open House for the Animals was a tremendous success!

Despite being rescheduled due to icy travel conditions, the Society’s annual Christmas Open House for the Animals was once again a very popular family event.  On Sunday, December 7th ...read more

Time for Change!

Once again, through the generosity of the Wolak Group, the Society  has been given the opportunity to receive customer donations at eleven Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Greater Portland! ...read more

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Maine's preferred placement for horses seized by law enforcement agents. Adopt a horse from The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals!

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'Tis the Season for Giving Thanks!

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals gives thanks for your generosity.  As members and supporters of the Society, you are the foundation on which our organization depends.&nbs ...read more

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"Standardbred Old Friends", Profiling Senior Champions, Now On Sale

Award winning equine photographer Barbara Livingston, whose popular books Old Friends and More Old Friends, painted a sentimental portrait of champion racehorses long gone from th ...read more

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MSSPA, Hannaford, Atlantic Great Dane and Seidl Trucking Team Up for Maine Horses

Top Executives at Hannaford, Atlantic Great Dane, and Seidl Trucking of East Baldwin have joined with New England’s largest non-profit horse shelter to help rehabilitate abused Maine horses. ...read more

Pet Rock in the Park

Pet Rock in the Park

Pet Rock in the Park is coming to Deering Oaks on Sunday, September 7th and you won’t want to miss it.  Free admission, great music, and it’s all about the animals.  The Society invites y ...read more

Name that Foal

It’s Your Chance to Name a Foal!

They are adorable, they are growing quickly, and they are waiting to be adopted! And, oh yes, they need  names. ...read more

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Up to the Eaves!

It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes more than that to raise enough money to make the hay used at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals each year.  Thanks to th ...read more

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Thanks For Your Vote!

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 to 68 Mai ...read more

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Thank you Leon!

Eve Ladd has worked for the MSSPA for almost ten years. During that time, she has met many people that are passionate about what our farm does. ...read more

Rachel Flaherty of Back Cove Equine Veterinary Care

Back Cove Equine Veterinary Care Demonstrates Commitment to Unwanted Horses

Dr. Rachel Flaherty teams up with the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals to provide vaccines for horses in need. ...read more