Your Name (required)
Address (Street, City, State, Zip)
Your Email (required)
Is this your first horse?
Do you currently, or have you ever, owned a horse?
How many horses do you currently own?
***Please send pictures of all current horses via separate email to firstname.lastname@example.org.***
Do you currently own a Stallion? Or, if boarding, is there a stallion on the property?
How many horses have you owned in the past 5 years?
Have you ever surrendered or donated a horse to a rescue?
If yes, please explain.
Have you had a horse pass while in your care during the last five years?
If yes, please explain:
Describe your experience with handling, caring for, riding and/or training equine.
What is your riding ability?
Explain why you chose that ability level: (ex. Advanced because you train for a living.)
Describe your horse's preventative health care and maintenance program (Deworming program, Vaccination schedule, Farrier, Feed)
Will your horse be kept at the address listed above?
If not, please provide the facility name, address, contact person and phone number.
What kind of fencing will be used? (Barb wire is not acceptable fencing.)
Please explain what type of shelter your horse will have.
Please list the equine you are interested in, in order of preference.
What do you plan on using this equine for?
Are you willing to take a horse that is companion-only?
Are you willing to take a horse that is not broke?
Please list two non-related references who have information regarding your capability to care for a horse. (Name, Address, Phone, Email)
Veterinarian Contact Info:
Farrier Contact Info:
Please let your references know we will be contacting them. It is important that we have the correct contact information. If we can't reach your references within 7 days, your application will be denied.
Have you ever been charged with or convicted of animal abuse?
If yes to the above question, please explain:
The following information is required for a criminal background check. All information will be kept confidential.
Date of Birth:
Pictures (Size limitation: 1MB per attachment. You may choose to submit pictures via separate email to email@example.com.):
ALL APPLICATIONS ARE REVIEWED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. ALL FINAL DECISIONS ON ADOPTIVE HOMES ARE VOTED ON BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
By signing this adoption application, I declare that I am 18 yrs of age or older and that all of the information that I have submitted to be the truth, to the best of my knowledge, and if found to be fraudulent, that I will be denied approval of adoption. I, the Adopter, agree that Hope Equine Rescue, Inc. has my permission to contact anyone named in this application, as well as to conduct a general background and criminal check on myself or my spouse. I understand I will be notified within 7 days if my application has been approved and at that time a site visit will be scheduled.
An application does not become fully approved until a site visit has been conducted by a Hope Equine Rescue, Inc. representative and the site found to conform with Hope Equine Rescue, Inc’s guidelines.
Adopting a horse is a big emotional and financial responsibility. Please be sure you are ready for this responsibility prior to submitting your application.
Hope Equine Rescue requires adopters to make a minimum of 4 visits to work with potential horse before being adopted. If the horse is broke, one riding session will be required as well, to ensure a fit between horse and rider.
I understand the above statements and agree to all terms.
Hope Equine Rescue
3805 High Street • Winter Haven , FL 33881