Make a Difference

The rewards for rescuing these horses, returning them to health, and locating forever homes is priceless. However, the reality is that there are real expenses involved in operating this rescue. SHARE is operated and maintained through its volunteers.  All funding comes through donations as SHARE does not receive funds through local, state or federal taxes.  SHARE must raise the funds necessary to feed and care for the horses through fund-raising projects, adoption fees, auctions or direct-mail solicitations.  Please consider making a donation - all donations are federal tax-deductible.


Become a MEMBER: 

Beginning late 2019 and continuing, donors of $100 will receive a silver horseshoe.  With a donation of $250 or more, you will recieve a silver and a golden horseshoe.  Donors will also be able to receive our e-newsletter.


If you wish to make a donation to SHARE, please send check or money order to:



2946 County Road 800 East

Dewey, IL 61840


Time for Spring Vaccinations

Princess, Dreamer, Lacey, Libby Lou, Molly and Mazy are just a few of the 22 horses at SHARE that are needing their spring vaccinations.  Help us by donating through PayPal to cover the cost.  If you have a particular horse you would like your donation to go towards, please mention it in the commets section in PayPay.  Thank you so very much!

MOLLY the draft mule came to SHARE several years ago after first being rescued in Texas by a good hearted lady.  She was unable to care for the very thin senior mule.  So Molly came to SHARE where she received vet care and proper nutrition to help a very thin equine.  It wasn't just a case of giving her hay and feed, she also had quite the case of cow pie patties!  With her diet straightened out and lots of loving from the volunteers, Molly turned the corner!  She is a favorite of the volunteers who loves her grooming and the attention the is bestowed upon her!   Please help SHARE to keep Molly healthy by donating funds towards her vaccinations.  A donation of $100 will keep Molly healthy this year.  Please use the donate button and mention her name in the Comments!  Hee-Haaaaw!  Molly says THANKS!

Dreamer is a young and BIG boy - a registered Belgium.  The cost of vaccinating him is the same as for our minis, $100 - please help Dreamer stay up-to-day on his vaccinations by donating through PayPal - just mention his name when making a donation - thank you so very much!   Dreamer is available for adoption!

 DONATIONS RECEIVED FOR MOLLY AND MAZY!!  Molly and Mazy are two senior-ish minis (but don't tell them coz they don't know that they're "seniors"  or minis)!  Vaccinations for minis or drafts are the same - $100 each - so this is a case where size really doesn't matter! Help us keep Molly and Mazy healthy by donating towards the cost of their spring vaccinations.  Please use the donate button and mention their name in the comment box - thanks so much for helping SHARE!

DONATIONS RECEIVED FOR LACEY AND LIBBY LOU!   Lacey and Libby Lou are a dynamic mother/daughter team!  Lacey is a gorgeous palomino appy mini and her daughter, Libby Lou, is coal black and both of them are something to behold!  Their spring vaccinations cost just as much as Dreamer's!  Let's keep this mother/daughter team healthy (and they are available for adoption, too).  Just mention their names when donating towards their spring shots - thanks for your help in keeping our SHARE horses healthy!

Want to know what you can do to help?

It's that time of year again - spring shots are due to keep the SHARE horses healthy.  Our vet comes out to vaccinate the 47 horses at SHARE with Prestige 5 which covers the following:

  • EEV - Encephalomyelitis - Eastern & Western

  • EIV - Equine Influenza Virus - type H3N8 strains (EIV A/Equine 2/ Kentucky/93 American, EIV A/Equine 2/Kentucky/02 American and EIV A/Equine 2/Newmarket/2/93 Eurasian)

  • EHV - Equine Herpes Viruses - EHV-1 and EHV-4

  • TET -Tetanus Toxoid

  • WNV - West Nile Virus

The horses also receive a Rabies vaccination.  The cost of the two shots combined is $100 per horse.  SHARE has received funding for 25 of our 47 horses.  We are asking for YOUR help in getting funds for the rest of our 22 horses' spring vaccinations.  A donation of $100 provides full vaccination per horse,  regardless of size - mini, standard or draft!  


If you can't donate $100, please feel free to donate any amount towards vaccination costs.  And if you want to donate to a particular horse's vaccination costs, just mention it in the comments section in PayPal.  Thank you for helping SHARE and the horses.


Pictures of other horses at SHARE will be coming soon (as soon as we can get the mud off them for their glamour pictures!).






Donate. Our vet comes out to monitor the condition of the horses frequently and that gets expensive. We've found senior feed to be the best thing for helping nutritionally compromised horses, along with lots of hay. You can donate to us via paypal or US mail, all info is on this page. You can also call or stop by Prairieland Feeds in Savoy or visit the Rantoul or Champaign Rural King locations to make a purchase to donate to us. You can also make a payment to our vet - We will let you know where to make this donation as our long time vet, Dr. Monfort, has passed away.  Please contact us at our email -   - thank you!


Volunteer. Every night volunteers come to SHARE to help us bring in and feed the horses. Some horses are under strict quarantine procedures, meaning if you visit them or interact with them you need to walk through bleach water and change clothes, gloves, etc. before being around the other horses, OR make these horses the last thing you do. We manage and communicate with our volunteers via a website, so if you want to help please sign-up. We also need help managing fundraisers, organizing communication, and writing grants, so even if you're not physically able to help, we still need you! Email  Volunteers must be 16 years old or older.

Foster. Do you have room for just one more? Because we have to treat all of these horses as potentially contagious, and keep monitoring them closely and feeding carefully, the horses involved in this rescue aren't suitable as foster horses yet. We have two kinds of foster homes: pasture pet foster homes who take a horse who isn't likely to be adopted otherwise, and training foster homes. If you think you can provide care for one of our pasture pets, here's an article with their information. If you have experience and can start a horse under saddle, or do ground work with one of our extremely timid horses, we need you as a training foster home. For more info email us at and we'll also need you to fill out the adoption application, just state that you want to foster, not adopt.  AT THIS TIME, SHARE IS NOT FOSTERING except in cases of emergencies - if you are interested in emergency fostering, please contact us so we can keep your name on file.

Adopt. We ALWAYS have amazing horses for adoption. We have a number that are broke to ride whether you like a Western horse like Cinco or Ellie Mae, a future dressage superstar like Kieran, a Trakenher, or a beautiful Egyptian Arab such as Atari.  To get started fill out the adoption application.

THANK you so much for your interest in helping these horses! Keep in touch with us by subscribing to our e-newsletter and like us on Facebook.

In addition to items listed above, there are a variety of other ways to contribute to the Rescue:


  • Monthly Giving - can be checked as an option when paying with PayPal.



  • Training Sponsor - Our horses adopt quickly and easily when trained and broke to ride. Consider sponsoring some professional training. Just visit our Sponsoring page or contact us today for more information!


  • Sponsor a Horse - maybe you don't have a facility, but an individual horse catches your eye and you want to help. Visit our Sponsoring page or Contact us and discuss how you can still be involved in this horse's recovery and journey to a forever home!

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Become a Member

Just go to our Contact page.


Society for Hooved Animal Rescue and Emergencies

2946 CR 800 East

 Dewey, Il 61840





Get Involved!

We can always use folks that are willing and able to help - Volunteer.


Currently we are not accepting any new owner turn-ins. We will continue to respond to investigation requests and work with the Dept of Agriculture and other authorities to aid in the rescue of animals where warranted.

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