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Symbol of the American West Needs Our Help

 Missoulian Guest Opinion by Janet Rose, Founder & Director of Horse Haven Montana • Copyright, November 25, 2009

It is a uniquely American tragedy that one of the most treasured and recognizable symbols of the American West is in crisis. That symbol, of course, is the horse.

Recent news stories and articles of abandonment, neglect, abuse, as well as human efforts to help, are not new, but the crisis is in the fact that their numbers are growing. And the problems that we are reading and hearing about are only the tip of the iceberg, and getting worse. Concerned citizens can and are helping; local rescue groups, humane associations, hundreds of individuals and a few caring animal welfare organizations are stepping forward to help. As a result, many of these treasured symbols in black, brown, gray and sorrel, tall, short, young and old, are finding homes, some temporary, others permanent.

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Located in western Montana near Missoula

Education and Understanding to Enhance the Equine/Human Bond
and To Improve the Welfare of the Horse

Established in 2007 and incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 2010, Horse Haven Montana is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3), charitable organization. We work with individuals, organizations, private, working and guest ranches, and government agencies with equine programs. We have a nationwide network of resources and contacts and strive to place horses and mules in need, wherever they are. We welcome your support – donations, gifts in-kind, hay, senior feed and tack, all of which is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. To learn more about Horse Haven Montana, please contact us.
We welcome your support and interest.

Horse Haven Montana and its founder/director, Janet Rose, is now a member of the
Equine Experiential Education Association
We practice Equine Assisted Learning, also known as Equine Experiential Education

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