In 2016, we had these benefiting rescues, trainers, and horses.

Benefiting Rescues

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Please click here for the Trainers pages.

River Edge Farm Horse Rescue Humans helping horses heal from the inside out!

River Edge Farm Horse RescueRiver Edge Farm Horse Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)3 public charity located in Lyles, TN where horses of all breeds and ages are taken in and cared for. We are dedicated to taking in horses that are voluntarily surrendered by owners who can no longer care for them, are abandoned or have been taken from owners where they were neglected or mistreated. Each horse is provided veterinary care, farrier care, dental care and is evaluated for rehabilitation and training needs.  


Horse Haven of Tennessee – Hearts Healing Horses

Horse Haven of TennesseeTHE STORY OF HORSE HAVEN OF TN. Horse Haven of Tennessee is the state’s largest and oldest equine welfare organization. Since 1999, Horse Haven has cared for over 900+ horses to date (October 2015), rescuing them from abuse and neglect, nursing them back to health and then placing them in safe, loving homes. As a 501-C non-profit, donations received benefit the horses in our care. Mission: To rescue, rehab and rehome God’s neglected and abused equine through programs of shelter, adoption, and education across the state of Tennessee.


Safe Harbor Equine and Livestock Sanctuary

Safe Harbor Equine SanctuarySafe Harbor Equine and Livestock Sanctuary will provide a safe, nurturing and healing environment with a special focus on animals requiring critical care. We will adopt out rehabilitated animals and provide a caring sanctuary for the animals that have ongoing needs. We will provide a safe environment to help people with personal, mental and psychological challenges better their lives through quality interaction with rescued equine and farm animals. We seek to educate the public about responsible ownership and the dignity of all life. We were founded in 2012 and have been a 501(c)3 since 2013. Since inception we have already aided over 300 animals. We are a 100% volunteer organization with over 60 active volunteers in Middle Tennessee making our rescue work possible.


Volunteer Equine Advocates

Volunteer Equine AdvocatesAssisting Tennessee Equine in Need

Volunteer Equine Advocates (VEA) is a volunteer-operated, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of abandoned,neglected or abused equine in Tennessee. VEA’s mission is:

  • To assist law enforcement officers in Tennessee by providing care for equine seized during animal cruelty investigations
  • Accepting custody of those seized equine to rehome after rehabilitation
  • Provide assistance to equine owners in times of personal or natural disaster
  • To provide education to the public on proper equine care

Volunteer Equine Advocates does not approve of any type of cruelty intentionally or negligently inflicted to any equine at any time. VEA does not approve of any training method that may intentionally or negligently cause physical or psychological harm during training or showing of equine. VEA also does not condone inhumane housing, transporting, or handling of equine at any time










Contact Us

Rally for the Rescues-Trainers Challenge, P O Box 44, Ashland City, TN 37015

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Founders Circle:
The Humane Society of the United States Equine Protection Program

Meridian Equine Education Center

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Trainers Challenge

9-8-2018- 9-9-2018
at the James E. Ward Agriculture Center in Lebanon

Schedule of Events
Schedule Details

Stay tuned for 2018 details