White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue

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The White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue is a Virginia 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and retraining of abused, neglected and at-risk Appaloosa and other horses, especially those in urgent need. Shelter, care, medical and rehabilitation services are provided to horses in need, and whenever possible, they are placed in loving and permanent homes. Horses that cannot or should not be adopted are given permanent sanctuary so that they may live the remainder of their lives in safety and dignity. Horses in the care of White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue are housed in Burkeville, VA, as well as at affiliate foster farms. Here, they are loved and cared for by unpaid volunteers who generously donate their time and talent.

The Rescue is an Accredited rescue with the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, and in 2014 won their prestigious international Carole Noon Award for sanctuary excellence. White Bird is also a Gold member in the Guidestar registry of non-profit organizations, and is licensed by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and been given sales tax exemption by the Virginia Department of Taxation. White Bird is run by a Board of Directors and operations are spelled out in the organization’s Constitution and Articles of Incorporation.

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