Daphne and Windy River The autobiography of a colt and his once-neglected mother 𝗣𝗟𝗨𝗦 – 𝗗𝗢𝗨𝗕𝗟𝗘 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗛𝗢𝗥𝗦𝗘𝗣𝗢𝗪𝗘𝗥! IDEXX teams up to match your gift, up to $5,000!
Thank you to Maine’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry Commissioner Amanda Beal and Bureau Director Nancy McBrady for traveling to the River Road Farm and meeting some of the horses undergoing rehabilitation from owner-inflicted abuse and neglect. Pictured here with Dusty, Commissioner Beal and Bureau Director McBrady were joined by several MSSPA directors and […]
Come celebrate with Daphne and her colt at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals. Honor your mom at our reception from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 12 at MSSPA’s 279 River Road farm.
One of the essential elements of success at New England’s premier horse shelter is its robust volunteer program. According to management of the shelter, “It simply wouldn’t be possible to provide the necessary level of care and service to the horses without support from the MSSPA’s wonderful volunteers. Some work with us at fundraising events, […]
Maine Rescue Offers Second Chances to Volunteer Inmates and ‘Broken’ Horses By SUSAN SHARON A few years ago the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham was struggling financially. As New England’s largest horse rescue, the nonprofit farm was trying to care for more horses than it could comfortably manage, facilities were in […]
Before another big ball drops in Times Square and 2018 is in the memory book, everyone working on behalf of the horses here extends sincere thanks to all of you who have made a difference in the lives of Maine’s abused and neglected horses. From corporate days of service to weekly volunteers, from donations made […]
The Gallop Gang rode into South Windham with horses on their minds! On Sunday afternoon (12/16/18) New England’s premier horse shelter welcomed many members of the Gallop Gang 4H Club from Warren, Maine to its 279 River Road farm to tour the new Keddy building, meet the rescue horses, and be photographed with the REALLY BIG check […]
We did it! And it’s all thanks to horse lovers like you coming through on #GivingTuesday – a global day of giving for local causes. This year, MSSPA’s goal for Giving Tuesday was to raise $10,000 to help feed and care for the rescue horses. Because of your generosity, together we raised over $14,000! That’s […]
Recently, the nonpartisan Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals welcomed two of Maine’s gubernatorial candidates to the River Road farm. Janet Mills, herself a former horse owner, enjoyed meeting Penny, a young Tennessee Walker seized from a neglectful owner. Penny has undergone rehabilitation and is available for adoption at the nonprofit horse shelter. […]
Help, Hope, Home Monday was a beautiful, though bittersweet day at River Road farm; we said our farewell to the farmhouse that sustained many critters over its long history. Romeo looks on as the dust settles and the silhouette of the Society’s new training arena emerges. Thank you to everyone who is helping bring this […]
View the Society’s Spring 2018 newsletter below for updates on the facility improvement, horse adoption, volunteering, and more!
After years of planning and months of construction, MSSPA proudly presents the Lawrence J. Keddy and Marilyn L. Goodreau Equine Rehabilitation Facility. Thank you to everyone who has participated in bringing this project from grand plan to grand opening. We couldn’t have done it without you! _____ Help, Hope, Home is a $2 million facility improvement […]