1 Horse At A Time Draft Horse Rescue
Adoption Application
Email *
Today's Date *
Name (Legal name, including middle name) *
Cell Phone number *
Work Phone
Home phone if different from Cell phone
Physical address (if at this address for less than 6 months also list previous address) *
City, State, Zip Code *
Mailing Address
Are you over 21 years of age *
*We do not adopt to anyone under the age of 21
Veterinarian's Name and phone number: (Please call your veterinarian and give them permission to talk with us) *
Farrier's Name and Phone number: *
Personal Reference #1 Name and Phone number (No relatives or person in same household) *
Personal Reference #2 Name and Phone number (No relatives or person in same household) *
Horse Information
Are you applying for a specific horse? *
Horse's name
If no, describe the breed or type of horse and particular skills you're looking for.
If the horse you are applying for is not available or won't meet your needs, will you consider a different horse? *
If looking for a riding horse, please tell us the approximate height and weight of the rider.
What is the intended use for this horse? Check all that apply.
Will you accept a horse with a limitation, but one still suitable for the intended purpose? *
Please tell us what your plan is if the horse develops limitations and can no longer be used for the intended purpose. *
If you live out of state are you prepared to cover transport costs? (Average cost is $1.00 per mile) *
Do you plan on providing this horse with a forever home? *
Horse Ownership Information
Have you owned a horse before? *
Have you adopted a horse before *
If yes, please provide the name and phone number of the rescue/person you adopted from.
Where is the adopted horse now?
Have you owned a Draft horse before? *
Please list the current horses you own including breed, gender, and age.
If you currently own horses please tell us your current veterinary care program and the schedule for the farrier.
If the horse(s) are no longer with you where are they now?
Do you own other kinds of animals? If yes, what kind?
Who will be responsible for the care/feeding/training of this horse? *
Who will be the primary handler/rider? *
What practice do you employ when correcting negative behaviors? *
Will you be working with a trainer for this horse? *
Trainers Name and Phone number:
What do you consider your level of expertise in caring/working with horses? *
Are you financially prepared to provide proper veterinary, farrier, emergency care, etc.? *
Have you or any family member been accused, issued a warning/citation, or been convicted of animal cruelty, negligent care of animals or other humane violations? *
If yes, please explain:
Have you ever sold a horse at auction? *
If yes, please explain:
Stabling Information
Will the horse be kept at the physical address listed on page 1? *
If no, what is the address the horse will be at?
What kind of facility is this? *
Boarding Facility Manager's Name and Phone:
Boarding Facility Website or Facebook page
How will the horse be stabled:
If kept in stall, what are the turn out arrangements?
How many acres will the horse have for turn out? *
Do you currently breed horses or have you in the past? *
One of our strict policies is that we do not allow breeding and you must understand this before you apply to adopt! We believe there are already enough (unwanted) horses in this world, therefore we strictly enforce this policy. If you have bred in the past, please explain: *
Tell us in your own words why you would like to adopt from us and why you think you would make the perfect home for one of our horses. *
If you live more than an hour away from the rescue headquarters, do you agree to email pictures of where the horse will be living? *
Please email pictures at the time of application to drafthorserescue@outlook.com
In submitting this form you agree to/understand the following:
*You agree to: Provide proper care and ongoing maintenance of the horse, to include, but not limited to year round shelter, free access to clean water, proper feed, inoculations, dental care, hoof care, and deworming. You are also responsible for providing veterinary care above and beyond in the event of illness, injury, or accident.
*You agree to: All of these conditions prior to the adoption becoming final, and your signature below, is proof of such agreement.
*You may not: Breed, sell, give away, assign, dispose of, or transfer this horse. If an adopted horse is found to have been sold, given away, assigned, disposed of, or transferred, we will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law for breach of contract.
*If for any reason you are unable to care for and need to return said horse, it must be returned directly to 1 Horse At A Time Draft horse Rescue. No refunds will be given for either the adoption fee or any expenses incurred since adoption. You are responsible for returning the horse at your expense.
*1 Horse At A Time Draft Horse Rescue retains the right to unilaterally seize the horse upon our determination that said horse is not being properly cared for, including neglect, physical abuse or mental abuse. If an adopted horse is found to have been abused or neglected, we will prosecute to the fullest extent of the law following our recovery of the animal.
*1 Horse At A Time Draft Horse Rescue reserves the right to conduct unannounced site inspections to check on the condition of the horse and the stable.
*Agree to a background check as part of the application process.
By Signing Below, I certify that the information on the application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I give 1 Horse At A Time Draft Horse Rescue, it's officers and agents permission to verify all the information contained herein.
Signature and Date: *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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