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Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Board Development
  • Community
  • Environment


123 W LIBERTY RDSYKESVILLE, MD 21784 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, retrain, and rehome horses; to provide a permanent sanctuary for horses that are not capable of being rehomed; and to educate the public in the care and training of horses using an intuitive horsemanship approach.


While officially established on December 19, 2013, Midnight’s Equine Rescue and Sanctuary began a few years earlier with the rescue of an awesome, gorgeous, loveable, big personality pure black Morgan Horse named Midnight. Since then, more rescued horses, ponies, and mini-horses have made their way to the farm and into our lives and hearts.

On November 3rd, 2013, Midnight passed-away from complications from colic. Later that week, we heard of a horse that was completely healthy and just six years old that was at a kill buyer's farm ready to be shipped to the slaughter-house. Well, when we went to pick her up, for the price of $700.00, there was a Belgian Draft Horse next to her that had a face that would melt a stone-heart. So that's how we came to rescue Tiny-Tim, too!

We came to realize that, with a little help, we could do more for these and other abandoned horses. Since then, over the years, a combination of veterinarian technicians, horse trainers, educators, students, retirees, homemakers, and even musicians and a yoga teacher have stepped up to help. Together, we do good for horses on a rented 30-acre farm in the country.


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by Jane M. (Administrator for this Organization) (July 17, 2017)
Wow... what a great place for both young and old to volunteer! This organization is large enough that they have a wide variety of horses, yet small enough that you get as much hands-on time with the horses as you want. ...and what personalities the horses have! There is always a little something that needs to be done, even if it's only visiting the horses or cleaning a stall or two. This has been a great way for me to make a meaningful contribution while also learning new things, and getting a little some exercise and fresh air.

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