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Certified Rescue

As aid to those individuals that want to donate time, money or resources to equine rescue facilities, the Minnesota Horse Council believes it is imperative to identify and recognize rescues that meet standards of care. In order to become certified, a rescue facility must show they have non-profit status (501 (c) (3)) and that they meet or exceed the AAEP guidelines for equine rescues and retirement facilities. The guidelines are available at The Minnesota Horse Council lists the following stables and rescue organizations that meet its certification guidelines but does not warrant or endorse these organizations for any other purpose. 

To date, these rescue organizations have met our standards:

Contact: Nancy Turner

If you are a rescue facility that would like to be certified, please review the guidelines at and then email our Certified Rescues Program by phone at 763-755-7729 or by mail at:

P.O. Box 96

Monticello, MN 55362-0096

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