Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question for Mountain Meadow Equine Rescue & Rehab?  Please read our frequently asked questions below.  If you have an additional question you need answered, fill out our email form on the Contact Us page and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

1. What is your criteria for accepting horses to Mountain Meadow Rescue?

We are focusing our efforts on horses who are injured or neglected to the point of serious heath risk. Those who, with extended and aggressive medical attention and care, can recover to return to active, normal lives.

2. What about your facility makes Mountain Meadow Equine equipped to handle the Health care issues of long term high risk horses?

Our facility is equipped with a temperature controlled barn with eight lighted stalls, a scale for controlling weight of horses recovering from starvation, metered waterers for measuring hydration, and other equipment to monitor the vital signs and progress of the “patients”.

3. Can anyone take advantage of your rescue for their injured horse?

Yes. However, the owner must relinquish the horse to Mountain Meadow Rescue & Rehab Center. The Center becomes the owner of the horse. We undertake the care and treatment for the benefit of the horse, not the owner.

4. Can the original owner adopt the horse at the end of its rehabilitation?

Yes. However, no special preference is given to the previous owner over other qualified homes for the horse. We intend each horse be adopted to a home that is the best long term placement for that horse in the sole discretion of Mountain Meadow Rescue & Rehab Center.

5. How are the activities of Mountain Meadow Equine Rescue funded?

We are funded primarily by the generous donations of the public and grants from animal welfare foundations.

6. Is Mountain Meadow Equine Rescue a public charity?

Yes, Mountain Meadow Equine Rescue is a “501(c)(3)” California Non-Profit Corporation. As such donations qualify as deductions against income tax.

7. Does Mountain Meadow Equine Rescue use volunteers to help with the rescue’s activities?

Yes. We are always looking for dedicated volunteers to help with the ranch duties and the care of our patients. Interested persons can apply through our website or by letter or phone to the contact information on the “contact us” page.