Royal Equine Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc
Web Address: Noble Equine Rescue & Sanctuary
Paypal link (can be found on our website www.rersi.petfinder.org)
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Description of Rescue
How We Began
NERSI was founded in 2002 by a committed group of experienced horse women, and we gained nonprofit status in 2004. Originally our name was Royal Equine Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc, but we recently changed it to Noble Equine Rescue & Sanctuary, Inc. (NERSI) as we felt it better suited our organization. We are still the same people doing the same work. We began and we continue because we could no longer sit by and watch horses be misused, abused, neglected, and thrown away. We do not get paid for this work, it is a labor of love. At times it saddens us that we do not have the resources to do more. However, we believe that every horse saved is a victory, and every sacrifice we make is worth it to help alleviate the suffering of these noble creatures.
It is NERSI's mission to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home horses in need, as well as to educate others about proper horse care and management. NERSI promotes the improvement of equine welfare, in order to reduce the neglect, abuse, and slaughter of horses. NERSI realizes these goals through equine rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption, community education efforts, and the promotion of horse-human interaction in conjunction with equine assisted therapy programs. NERSI is dedicated to rehabilitating the bodies and minds of horses in need and to promoting the welfare and intrinsic value of the equine.
It is NERSI’s vision to create a thriving horse industry and a better world for equines and equestrians alike. We visualize a world where equines are not, neglected, abused, or considered by-products of various industries; where equines are recognized for their intrinsic value as companions, athletes, and therapy aides; a world where equestrians seek out knowledge, and every equine has the right to humane euthanasia.
NERSI is an all breed rescue that specializes in the rescue and rehabilitation of PMU foals, off the track thoroughbreds, nurse mare foals, and other young horses. Occasionally we take in owner surrenders, but most of our horses come directly from auctions or racetracks. Although we believe that all horses, young and old, deserve the right to a humane life and death, we feel the saddest fate of all is of the young horse who is not even given a chance at life. Our rescues are generally young, sound, and sane horses, just in need of a loving home. There is an extreme need for the rescue of these youngsters, because of the tremendous overpopulation of horses in the US, (largely due to the over-breeding by various industries). The wonderful thing about these foals and young horses, is they are generally a clean slate, and with the right adopter and training they can grow up to become terrific pleasure and competitive horses.
With the help of our all volunteer staff, we rescue horses in need, rehabilitate them, and place them into loving, and carefully matched homes. Some may be adopted within a month, others may never leave. It is NERSI’s goal to find the best suited home for each of its rescued horses. We take great care in finding responsible homes for our rescued horses, and always welcome them back into rescue at any time.
Forms, and more in depth information about our procedures can be found at www.rersi.petfinder.org
NERSI is a member of M.A.R.E.S. and networks with all rescues in Maryland, and some in surrounding states. We work very closely with The Fallston Animal Rescue Movement, which is a small animal rescue located in Harford county MD.
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