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NEER North

New England Equine Rescue - North

NEER North is a 501c3 non-profit organization.  Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome horses, donkeys and ponies in the New England area whose lives are at risk; work with horse owners to help them avoid crisis situations, network with other rescues, and educate the public about equine abuse and rescue. 

There are a wide variety of situations, including owner surrenders and abuse and neglect, where these majestic animals are at risk of diminished health or, worse yet, at risk for slaughter.

NEER North is a safe haven where equines are rehabilitated with the intention of adoption into new well-suited families.  NEER North also networks closely with other reputable equine rescue organizations, assisting where needed. 


What's Happening at NEER North

The NEER North Tack shop is run independently from the rescue but financially supports NEER’s efforts.

Tack Store Hours of Operation:

Saturday: 12pm – 3pm

Sunday: 12pm – 3pm

Visit the NEER North Tack Shop Facebook page, with updates, pictures, hours and contact details.
For more information email the tack store: [email protected]

two donkeys looking at the camera

NEER North is super excited to join the world’s largest donkey rescue as a Satellite Adoption Center in Massachusetts! If you or someone you know is interested in adopting some loving donkeys into your home, please reach out at [email protected] Help us make this world a better place for donkeys!

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Our Horses

Learn More About NEER North Horses & Local Horses Needing Homes

Available Horses

Adopting a horse saves two: the horse you take home and the one you make room for. View our adoptable horse gallery for information about horses available at our safe haven in MA.

Local Horses Needing Homes

NEER North offers free advertising space to owners who want to make their horses available free-of-charge to a good home. View photos & information about local horses needing homes.

Before & Afters

Your donations help us rescue horses in need, rehabilitate them and find them new homes. See some of our amazing before and after horse transformations!

Happy Endings

NEER North Success Stories
Meet Our Featured Horse


Every horse who arrives at NEER comes with a unique story. Clue arrived at our barn as an unschooled teenager who needed help to come into his own and navigate successfully in the world of people. A 15hh Paint gelding, born in 2008, he had never been ridden and had very little experience being handled. 
As we’ve gotten to know him better and he has gained weight, Clue’s shown himself to be smart, eager to work, and brave about taking on new challenges. Although he is a sweet boy, his ground manners and spatial relations are a work in progress. His forever home should be with an adopter who is experienced and able to set boundaries. He is still very green, but has been working with our trainer and is going walk/trot/canter under saddle. He loves trail work, but will need either a trainer, or rider under trainer supervision, to reach his full potential. With Clue, we’re confident it will be a journey well worth the effort.