The Homes for Horses Coalition is a national coalition dedicated to increasing collaboration, professionalism and growth in the equine rescue and protection community.  Our members are committed to ending horse slaughter and all other forms of equine abuse.


The coalition is a joint initiative of the Animal Welfare Institute, the ASPCA and The Humane Society of the United States. We currently have more than 440 members representing horse rescue and sanctuary throughout the U.S. and beyond.


The 2018 Homes for Horses Coalition Conference September 21-23, Orlando, FL

Are you involved in an equine rescue or sanctuary organization or a safety-net program? Are you thinking of starting one? Are you an equine welfare advocate? Come to the only national conference designed for you!

Not only will you meet like-minded people from every corner of the nation, you will learn valuable skills to take your rescue and advocacy work to the next level. With workshops on fundraising, grants, effective digital presence, working with law enforcement, engaging trainers and getting horses adopted, you'll dig into the topics that really pay-off.​ 

Plan now to join experts and colleagues for this unparalleled opportunity to learn and network. Dual tracks will offer variety for those with different interests and experience. There will be plenty of time for networking and learning from peers which is always a highlight for our attendees. This year we will offer an optional day to attend a horse training clinic with The HSUS Forever Foundation program trainer, Trevor Carter.

Don't miss the opportunity to join the largest gathering of equine rescuers in the country to strengthen your networks, build skills to help you run your organization and have fun!  

Free Webinars:

Horse Matchmaking 101: Evaluation, Training and Finding a Match

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 3 pm-4 pm EST
Learn systems and processes that can be adopted by any shelter or rescue to increase the number of successful adoptions of equines. The “secret sauce”? Developing a plan for every horse at intake and focusing on the outcome at the time of intake. Presented by ASPCApro.


Supercharge Equine Adoptions with Innovative Marketing

Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 3 pm-4 pm EST
Learn clever ways to promote your available equines. Discover how three different equine organizations have used creative marketing ideas to find more homes for horses. Presented by ASPCApro.


Website Rescue: The Online Essentials to Keep Your Rescue Relevant

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 3 pm-4 pm EST
Learn what an asset your website is, whether or not it currently receives much attention, and how to make online visitors trust in you. We’ll review nonprofit website must-haves to make sure that your online presence is working to further your mission and influence your community in the digital age. Presented by The Homes for Horses Coalition.



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