Once again, SUNSHINE SPELLS SUCCESS! Please take a moment to take our quick survey and provide your valuable feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCLFDFP Bright, sunny skies combined with gorgeous horses and friendly folks added up to another successful Christmas Open House for the Horses at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, New England’s premier horse […]
FREE EVENT! Meet the Horses Enjoy Warm Drinks and Holiday Treats Sleigh Rides (or wagon rides if no snow) ->THIS YEAR, EVEN MORE SLEIGHS! Children’s Craft Stall Christmas Gifts Available Get a Photo with the MSSPA Mascot, Baxter Great Raffles (Christmas Shopping) Click here to RSVP and invite your friends on Facebook!
(Windham, Maine) October 27, 2016: Nine (9) emaciated horses were removed from their neglectful owner by Maine law enforcement agents and placed at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals. The herd was living in Washington County without food, adequate water or protection from the elements as required by Maine law. Today, the […]
The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animal today announced that at the most recent meeting of its governing body, David A. Jefferson, DVM was elected to a three-year term as a director of the non-profit horse shelter. A 1969 graduate of Cornell University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Jefferson brings a remarkable, unique […]
Sunday, November 20th from 10AM to 2PM Fall Farm Free-for-all at 279 River Road, Windham English saddles, western saddles, girths, saddle pads, barn supplies, clothing, accessories and more! Make a donation and take it away! All donations go to the horses.
Click here to open the Fall 2016 Newsletter.
Come and see for yourself, any horse can find themselves in bad circumstances. The Society has helped virtually every breed of horse – Arab through Warmblood – and everything in between. Recently that point was emphasized by receiving into care two registered Arabian mares who had fallen on hard times. With their new-to-us names of […]
Thank you – it just couldn’t have been accomplished without you. 2016 Buy a Bale is on the books for the astounding total of $102,093 and the hay is going into our barns right up to the eaves! Thanks to so many donations, horses at the Society will have high-quality hay to eat throughout the […]
Marilyn L. Goodreau, President of the non-profit Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham, has been named an Exemplary Honoree by Governor Paul LePage for her tireless efforts to eliminate equine abuse and neglect. Ms. Goodreau was honored, along with other award-winning volunteers, in a State House ceremony hosted by First Lady […]
We are grateful to Dr. Rachel Flaherty of Back Cove Equine Veterinary Care for taking a stand in support of unwanted horses by participating in the Unwanted Horse Veterinary Relief Campaign (UHVRC). As part of the outreach program, equine veterinarians help rescue and retirement facilities provide health care for America’s unwanted or sheltered horses. Thanks to […]
Save the date for the Maine Horse Jubilee on Sunday, April 24 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm! The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals will be taking part in the national celebration of the ASPCA® Help A Horse Day on April 26 and is competing for a chance to win $10,000 to […]
Dear Friends, March in Maine means mud and that means spring is close upon us. Seed catalogs litter kitchen tables and a red-winged blackbird has been seen. Another sure sign of spring is the kickoff of the MSSPA’s annual Buy-a-Bale campaign. Each of the many horses at the Society’s barn eats approximately one bale of […]