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Our Equine Sanctuary

Heaven Can Wait is committed to providing our rescued equine residents a safe haven where they do not starve, are not neglected, do not go without medical care, someplace where they are safe from abuse and from ever having to face great suffering and untimely death. We act on the belief that these noble animals, which we have relied on for so long for our own survival, deserve to live in comfort, safety and good health until their days are done.

We also run Project HoPE, which involves volunteers guiding cancer patients and survivors as well as special needs individuals through a variety of meaningful activities with gentle horses.

Only through education and awareness can we all improve the quality of life for all equines. Cruelty and neglect should never be acceptable options.


Our Equines Need Your Help

Beatrice - Adopted!

Breed: Miniature Donkey   Age: 20+
Rescued: 2008 - Neglect

All one has to do is to look at her “before” picture to understand why she is here at HCW. Read More »

Mr. Zimmerman

Breed: Arabian   Age: 28
Rescued: 2010 - Starved through neglect

This is "Mr Zimmerman," a 20-year old horse we are trying to save - he was starved through neglect and ignorance when other horses chased him away from communal meals and nobody did anything about it Read More »


Breed: Thoroughbred   Age: 16
Rescued: 2008 - Injured ex-racehorse

ANSTAR, born and raised in Great Britain, had his multi-thousand dollar racing career ended because of a broken seismoid. He arrived at Heaven Can Wait after a year long wait. Read More »

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