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Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue, INC

Ohio River Rd
Huntington, WV 25704

Our Mission

We stand as West Virginia’s largest, most effective equine advocacy organization. We also impact Kentucky and Ohio. We were founded in West Virginia at a time when no other organization existed to come to the aid of the horses, and we realize how important it is to expand the reach of rescue through out Appalachia. We know it is vital to assist counties' animal control and law enforcement officers, teach the public and become leaders in the equine industry if we are to change in equine welfare.

Heart of Phoenix is a POWERFUL advocate for All Horses in Appalachia. Poverty in our region means the need for education and assistance is tremendous, and we work to meet those needs. The conditions we encounter in West Virginia are often shocking, yet with your help, we are changing everything for the better! Our team cares deeply about horses, awareness and education. We care about showing what rescued horses are capable of while we work on the roots of "equine neglect" where a future

Adoption Policy


Adoption can be the BEST option!

The most important thing to us is matching the right horse with the right home. We do all we can to facilitate the RIGHT MATCH so that the horse and rider have a great future together.

We understand all placements cannot last forever. Our goal is a a good match for a happy future, though.

Our horses are vaccinated, wormed, have had a negative coggins, dental care, farrier care. Many have been through training with some of the best trainers in Appalachia!

But because our goal is GREAT HOMES, they are honestly represented with adoption fees staying notably lower than a comparable horse in the sale market.

These are but a few of the PERKS of adoption!

Your adopted horse has a GOOD MATCH GUARANTEE. This means is the horse doesn’t work for you or your child or if circumstan

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