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  • Writer's pictureColby Jacques

The Impact of ERN's Rescue Network

The Equine Rescue Network (ERN) is an incredible organization that is making a huge impact in the lives of at-risk horses, donkeys, and mules. Their dedication to saving these animals from slaughter is truly inspiring, and their rescue network is changing lives every day. One of the ways that ERN makes a difference is by attending horse auctions in Pennsylvania. These auctions are often frequented by "kill-buyers," individuals who purchase horses with the intention of sending them to slaughter. ERN outbids these buyers and rescues the animals, giving them a second chance at life. This act alone is incredibly impactful, as it saves these equines from a terrible fate and gives them the opportunity to find a loving home. Once the animals are rescued, ERN doesn't stop there. They take the time to rehabilitate and retrain each equine, ensuring that they are healthy and ready for their new life. This process can be time-consuming and challenging, but it is essential in preparing the animals for adoption. By providing this care and attention, ERN sets these animals up for success in their future homes. Finding approved homes for the rescued equines is another crucial aspect of ERN's work. They have a network of over 50 rescue organizations and 200,000 followers who help spread the word about the animals in need. This network allows ERN to reach a wide audience and connect with potential adopters who are looking for their next equine companion. By finding these animals loving homes, ERN is ensuring that they will be cared for and loved for the rest of their lives. The impact of ERN's rescue network cannot be overstated. By saving these animals from slaughter, rehabilitating them, and finding them approved homes, ERN is changing lives. Not only are they giving these equines a second chance, but they are also providing hope and inspiration to others who may be considering adopting a rescue animal. The work of ERN is a reminder that every animal deserves love and compassion, and that we all have the power to make a difference. If you are considering adding an equine to your family, I encourage you to explore the option of adopting from a rescue organization like ERN. Not only will you be giving a deserving animal a loving home, but you will also be supporting the incredible work that organizations like ERN do every day. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of equines in need.

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