Did You Know?
Duchess Sanctuary—operated by The Fund for Animals in partnership with The HSUS—is a 1,120-acre facility south of Eugene, Ore., that was established in 2008 as an oasis for about 200 formerly abused, abandoned, neglected, and homeless horses.
In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, Duchess Sanctuary expresses heart-felt gratitude for its many devoted volunteers. A few of the volunteers share their unique reasons for volunteering. Read more Meet some of Duchess' rescued residents
Duchess Sanctuary News
April 15, 2013
Join us on June 8, 2013 for Duchess Sanctuary's Spring Open House and Five Year Anniversary Celebration. Tour the sprawling sanctuary grounds, meet our horses, and learn about how you can become more involved.
April 10, 2013
Each year, hundreds of wild horses are rounded up from the wild and sold at auction, and some are sent to Mexico and Canada to be slaughtered (killed for their meat). Meet a few mustangs who made it to the safety of a sanctuary—and some kids who are working to protect horses.
April 1, 2013
In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, Duchess Sanctuary stories from several passionate volunteers.