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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

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

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

miniature horses scarborough downs maine

Scarborough Downs’ 9th Annual Family Fun Day raises funds for charity and harness racing awareness

Scarborough, Maine – Monday, August 12, 2013 – It was a day of harness racing education and fun at Scarborough Downs on Sunday (8/12) as the 9th annual Family Fun Day got underway to a packed grand ...read more

Jeffrey S. White

Jeffrey S. White

Often it is those who have experienced deprivation and hardship who achieve the highest success and give back the most.  That was certainly true in the life of Jeffrey S. ...read more

Jentri and Badger

Badger sunscreen products protect MSSPA horses

Here at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals where once-abused or neglected horses are rehabilitated, some of the animals are extremely sun-sensitive. ...read more

Shop for a Cause

Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals Partners With Macy’s for Eighth Annual “Shop for a Cause”

Macy’s will partner with the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals to invite customers to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from the MSSPA now. 


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The Jumpers

Jump on this chance to win Time Jumpers tickets

Jump on this chance to win Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and others concert tickets, including a delectable dinner, in Maine’s most unique venue – The Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, Maine. ...read more

Bo Bo when he arrived at the MSSPA

Maine’s Standardbred racing industry and MMSPA collaborate for the benefit of the horses they love

Two groups that are working now to collaborate for the benefit of the horses they love are the leaders of Maine’s Standardbred racing industry and New England’s largest horse shelter, the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals.  ...read more

Dr. Flaherty with a patient

Maine Equine Associates 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

Manchester School kicsk off Hearts For Horses

Hearts for Horses – Year Three!

The Manchester School fifth graders are at it again!  For the third year in a row, four 5th grade classrooms have joined forces to raise money to help the horses at the Maine State Society for ...read more

Please vote to help the horses win up to $5,000 in Bangor Savings Bank Community Matters More contest!

Help us to get enough votes from Maine residents to win $5,000 for the animals ...read more

Chris rides Cinnamon 2 in the round pen

Their journey continues with help from Chris

Before they land at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, many horses experience unspeakable hardships. They’re deprived not only of good hay and fresh water, but of a crucial foundation of comfort and trust that their owners failed to build. ...read more

2012 Christmas Open House Huge Success

On Saturday, December 1st, the Society welcomed more than 1,200 visitors to its 279 River Road, South Windham, Maine farm to enjoy delicious baked goods and hot drinks, savory crackers and cheese, ...read more

Christmas trees at MSSPA

Christmas Trees

Don’t wait until the last minute to get your Christmas tree or you will miss the best trees at the best price - $30.00 -  to benefit New England’s largest equine shelter!  We have some – ...read more