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 […]
The summer 2019 edition of The Society Pages is chock full of wonderful news and photos. Check it out for adoption updates, news about the latest happenings at New England’s premier horse shelter, and so much more.
MSSPA is excited to share that Robyn Cuffey of Photo Finish Farm has been selected as a WMTW News 8 Community Champion. Internationally recognized as a superior carriage driving professional, Robyn also is a celebrated competitive dressage champion. She has been retraining and rehoming retired Standardbred horses for over 35 years now and has collaborated […]
Our community is about us, who we are, and what we do to help one another. We give special thanks for the community of 2nd graders at the Windham Primary School who showed the way at the RSU 14 Community Day by raising $2,181.50 to help the rescued horses at the MSSPA. Our Windham community […]
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, […]
This year’s Buy-A-Bale campaign has officially kicked off The theme? You! On average, MSSPA cares for 50 rescued horsed each day and feeds out nearly 20,000 bales of hay each year. Every year since Buy-A-Bale’s inception, you have helped MSSPA raise the $100,000 needed to feed the rescued horses. You deserve recognition, so MSSPA wants to […]
Horses and people naturally come together and everyone is better for it. A similar magic happens when two Maine organizations that serve horses partner to produce spectacular outcomes for horses who were once abused and neglected. MSSPA celebrates its collaboration with the highly skilled and dedicated folks at Horses With Hope in Hope, Maine. Both […]
The MSSPA celebrates Maine nonprofits that are doing well by doing good. Our organization, like so many nonprofits in our state, delivers essential services at no cost to Maine taxpayers. Thank you to all of those who are traveling to Augusta on January 17 – Maine Nonprofit Day – to help inform Maine policymakers regarding […]
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 […]