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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

Chief Trader

Breed: Thoroughbred   Age: 11
Rescued: 2013 - An ex-racehorse being offered on Craig’s List

He was on Craig’s List being offered as a horse that could be ridden. A friend of Heaven Can Wait went to look at him and realized he was not meant to be ridden at all. Read More »


Breed: Thoroughbred   Age: 23
Rescued: 2011 - Disability and illness of owner

Along with Snickers, they were much loved by their elderly owners, but illness and disability made it impossible for the humans to give them the daily care they needed. Read More »

Tumbleweed - Adopted!

Breed: Miniature Donkey   Age: 21
Rescued: 2007 - Neglect

On January 5, 2007, I went to visit a Miniature Donkey who needed a home because the owner was moving out-of-state and could not take Tumbleweed with her. Read More »

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