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Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue 

Introduces The Lucky Orphans Equine Assistance Program 

Thanks to a generous grant from the ASPCA for making this program possible.


Dover Plains, NY October, 2017)– Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue, Inc. announced the launch of the Equine Assistance Program at Lucky Orphans, through a grant from the ASPCA.


Dutchess County is home to over 10,000 horses.  Lucky Orphans is helping horses whose owners may need assistance. By creating the Equine Assistance Program, owners can apply for hay support before horses’ lose body condition or become in need of legal intervention.


“The ASPCA knows that when people face economic challenges, it can impact their animals as well, potentially leading to suffering, or the need to find them a new home,” said Matt Stern, senior director of Anti-Cruelty Group Operations for the ASPCA. “The goal of this grant is to both directly help horses and learn more about the impact of short term hay support. We look forward to learning from the work of Lucky Orphans as they help those in their community.”

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About Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue

Since Lucky Orphans opened their barn doors in 2008, they have helped many horses, along with some sheep and goats, find a more promising and meaningful future. It is the goal of LOHR to not only save these wonderful animals, rehabilitating them and rebuilding their trust in people, and also to use their stories of struggle, overcoming adversity, building trust, leadership, and teamwork to create an understanding and inspiration in children, young adults, and the community.  Today, Lucky Orphans Horse Rescue is dedicated to not only providing a forever home for these magnificent creatures, but also to educating the community and focusing on strengthening the relationship between children and animals to build a more compassionate future. 


About the ASPCA

Founded in 1866, the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) was the first animal welfare organization in North America and continues to serve as the nation’s leading voice for animals. More than two million supporters strong, the ASPCA is committed to its mission of providing effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA is a national leader in the areas of anti-cruelty, community outreach and animal health services. For more information, please visit, and be sure to follow the ASPCA on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.