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How You Can Help Keep Horses Safe

(February 29, 2024)

On National Horse Protection Day, we are reminded of the importance of advocating for the welfare of these loyal companions. At the Houston SPCA, we are deeply committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all animals, including horses. However, protecting horses is not just the responsibility of organizations like ours; it requires the collective effort and support of communities and individuals like you.

One of the most effective ways to safeguard horses is by reporting any signs of animal abuse. Organizations like the Houston SPCA play a vital role in rescuing and rehabilitating abused, neglected, or abandoned horses. If you suspect a horse is being mistreated or neglected, please don’t hesitate to report it. You can file a report online by clicking HERE, or you can give us a call at 713-869-7722. Your intervention could save a horse from suffering and ensure the owner receives the necessary support and education.

Twix and Twizzlers are two foals that were rescued from a cruelty case.

Many horses end up in shelters or rescue organizations due to circumstances beyond their control. It is advisable to encourage the adoption of horses from reputable rescue groups rather than purchasing them from unknown sources. By adopting, you provide a loving home for a horse in need and help alleviate overcrowding in shelters.

Owning a horse is a significant responsibility that requires commitment, resources, and dedication. Before acquiring a horse, consider whether you have the time, space, and financial means to provide for its needs throughout life. If you currently own a horse, you must ensure that its basic needs are met, including access to food, water, shelter, and veterinary care. Regular grooming, exercise, and mental stimulation are essential for maintaining a horse’s physical and emotional well-being.

On National Horse Protection Day and every day, let’s renew our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of horses and ensuring that they are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve. If you’re interested in supporting the efforts of Houston SPCA to protect horses and other animals, please visit our website or contact us to learn more about how you can get involved.

Yowza training with one of our Equine & Farm Animal staff members.

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