Contact a local horse rescue or animal shelter to inquire whether there are miniature horses available for adoption. These include Saving Grace Miniature Horse Rescue, Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue, Frost Hill Farm and Northeast Miniature Horse Rescue. Saving Grace Miniature Horse Rescue specializes in finding adoptive homes for miniature horses. Additionally, SanctuaryFederation.org lists equine shelters that have been verified and accredited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries.
Saving Grace Miniature Horse Rescue is a 501(c) animal welfare organization located in Emmett, Michigan. It rescues, heals and rehabilitates abused, neglected and surrendered miniature horses. The rescue requires those interested in adopting a horse to submit numerous forms, including veterinarian and farrier reference forms. These forms are available for download on SGMiniHorseRescue.com.
Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue, a nonprofit horse rescue in Mandan, North Dakota, cares for and rehabilitates miniature horses. The shelter stipulates that adopted horses cannot be given away, sold or bred; unwanted adopted horses must be returned to Triple H. The organization works with prospective adopters to match them with the best horses for their needs. It also keeps the horses current on their shots, worming and veterinary care. Those interested in adopting a Triple H miniature horse may use the forms on HHHMHR.org to begin the adoption process.
Frost Hill Farm rescues unwanted miniature horses in New Hampshire. While this farm is mostly focused on breeding and showing champion miniature horses, its rescue operation collaborates with Northeast Miniature Horse Rescue to care for and find new homes for unwanted and neglected animals. Northeast Miniature Horse Rescue is a nonprofit organization that serves New Hampshire and Massachusetts. It is an official American Miniature Horse Association club dedicated wholly to rescue operations.