Susan Mitchell from Mitchell Auto Group donates her time with the US Horse Welfare and Rescue is located in the heart of Avon CT.
It is a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded in 2016 and dedicated to saving America’s horses from abuse, neglect, and horse slaughter.
Our mission is to advocate. educate, provide supportive programs to owners and directly rescue horses.
Rescued horses are often rehabbed, retrained, and rehomed however some stay on the farm due to health issues or for the Equine-Assisted Learning and Therapy programs conducted onsite.
The EA Learning and Therapy programs are designed for individuals ages 6 through 96, addressing emotional and mental health issues as well as cognitive disorders, including but not limited to: • anger management • anxiety • assertiveness • behavioral disorders • confidence and self-esteem • depression • dementia • empathy • emotional regulation and functioning • PTSD and other Trauma-based issues such as trust • Spectrum disorders: Asbergers, Autism, and Down Syndrome