Protecting the health and welfare of neglected and abused equines


Thank you for your compassionate support for Giving Tuesday on November 29th!

With your help, we raised over $7,000 to care for neglected and abused horses. But the rescuing never stops, and you can still make a Giving Tuesday donation. Thank you for your generosity in saving these equines.

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Team up with a generous donor to unlock up to $25,000 in matching funds to celebrate 150 years of saving horses!

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Full Circle: Mustangs Return to the Wild

Learn how Silver, Annie, and Sienna came to the MSSPA and why returning them to the wild was the best option to see these mustangs thrive. You can also watch NEWS CENTER Maine‘s 207 piece about the Maine Three’s life-changing trip to Skydog Sanctuary.

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The MSSPA is open to visitors! Visits by reservation only are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Reserve your time spot to visit the Society horses now!

Visit the MSSPA

Thanks to you, the MSSPA has been caring for abused, neglected Maine horses for 150 years. Take a look at the Society’s 150-year trail of success stories here.

We’re so thankful to have supporters like you! Share your memories with the Society by emailing stories and pictures to [email protected]

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Support the rescued horses by making the MSSPA your designated organization on AmazonSmile, and a portion of your purchases will be donated automatically.

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Prefer to shop on your phone or tablet?  Now you can turn on AmazonSmile in the settings of your Amazon shopping app!

The MSSPA uses its resources to provide direct care, rehabilitation, and placement for horses who have suffered abuse.

The Society promotes humane treatment, training, and use of animals through education and hands-on experiences.

Watch this video as Smokey tells a tale of adoption for Jethro, Jazz, and himself.

Adoption: it isn’t the end; it’s the beginning of a whole new love affair!

Do you have room in your barn and heart for the right horse?

Adopt an MSSPA Horse

Our vision is the elimination of equine abuse and neglect.

The mission of the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals is to protect the health and welfare of neglected and abused equines.

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