There will be a processing fee of $25.00. Your application will only be processed after payment is received. You can submit your payment online at the link provided at the completion of this form.
All adopters must be 21 years old or older and be financially and physically able to provide the proper care to the adopted horse. If you are under 21 years old, please include “parent information” in the Personal and Financial sections of this application.
Any adopters that will be first-time horse owners must follow these guidelines:A. The horse must stay at the Equine Rescue of Aiken for the first 3 months for an extended trial period where the adopter and horse will be monitored and re-evaluated for compatibility.B. An established trainer must be involved with the adopter and horse for at least the first 6 months of ownership.C. After the 3 month trial period, the horse must be kept at a boarding facility with a knowledgeable equine manager.D. A young and/or green horse will not be adopted to first-time horse owners unless A. and B. guidelines are followed.
Decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.