the white bird appaloosa horse rescue is a virginia 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of abused, neglected and at-risk appaloosa and other horses, especially those in urgent need. we provide shelter, care, medical and rehabilitation services to horses in need, and whenever possible, we place them in loving and permanent homes. horses that cannot or should not be adopted are given permanent sanctuary so that they may live the remainder of their lives in safety and dignity. horses in the care of white bird appaloosa horse rescue are housed in burkeville, va, as well as at affiliate foster farms. here, they are loved and cared for by unpaid volunteers who generously donate their time and talent.
the white bird appaloosa horse rescue is an irs 501c3 tax-exempt organization, included in the guidestar registry of non-profit organizations. we are licensed by the virginia department of agriculture and consumer services and have been awarded a sales tax exemption by the virginia department of taxation. the rescue is one of only a handful of equine rescues in the united states that is fully accredited by the global federation of animal sanctuaries. we were recently showcased by the richmond times-dispatch and more information about us can be found on our website.