Available for Adoption
for Adoption or Foster
Please contact us if you
have room in your heart to help us make better lives for our equine
We are always looking for generous souls willing to help Foster
or Adopt our resuced charges.
Networking to Help Place Horses
The Gingersnap Girls Foundation is often called upon to assist in
the placement of horses in dire need of new homes. These calls for
help come during economic hard times, effecting not only people,
but their pets/livestock and our Foundation.
As the Foundation
is struggling financially to provide feed, veterinary care, and
rehabilitative services for those already in our care, we often
have no funds to spare. That being said, The Gingersnap Girls cannot
turn its back to these animals in need. We are trying to do whatever
we can to help.
If you, or
anyone you know, can help any of these horses by fostering, adopting,
or contributing financially to their care until placement can be
found, please contact The Gingersnap Girls Foundation immediately.
Without a quick response some, or all, these horses are often euthanized.
Facts on Horse Abuse
1981, well over 4 million American horses have been slaughtered
in the U.S. and Canada and their meat exported to Europe and Japan
for human consumption.
slaughter is not a humane euthanasia - slaughter horses are brutally
handled and forced into trucks, including the inhumane double-decker
cattle trailer which is illegal in some states. They arrive at the
slaughterhouse and are driven out (or dragged) into a killing factory
and bludgeoned with a captive bolt gun which drives a spike into
their skull. If that "machinery" is not working properly,
horses can be conscious while their throats are slit.
is estimated that more than a third of all slaughter bound horses
in the U.S. are bred for racing. They are either no longer competitive
or just are not "winners". Others include camp, show,
rental and Amish horses, urban carriage horses (such as those in
New York's Central Park), unwanted barren broodmares (such as our
beloved Chrissy) and "backyard" pets.
horses at summer camps, dude ranches, and riding academies are sold
for meat when they can no longer perform to expectations.
deserve so much better than this. When the time comes, we owe it
to them to have them humanely euthanized rather than subject them
to both the horrific "last ride" to the slaughterhouse
and the slaughterhouse itself.
wonderful organizations are working to combat this abuse and to
obtain legislation outlawing it. Monies raised by the Gingersnap
Girls Foundation will be used to assist these humane organizations
in their ongoing efforts to make the world a kinder place for all