About Wildhorse Ranch Rescue (WHRR)
P.O. Box 3080 Gilbert, AZ 85299-3080 Phone (866) 926-8007  email info@whrr.org

Mission: To save animals from abuse, neglect, slaughter and premature death and provide a safe place for them to live for the remainder of their lives.

Note: The ranch is not staffed to accommodate visitors 24 hours per day. Please visit during our Grooming Events and Public Events or email us to make an appointment. Check our Calendar Here. Please do not bring treats when you visit. Most of the animals are on special diets due to medical conditions. _We appreciate your courtesy.

Our Programs:

  • Equine Rescue – Wild Mustangs, All domestic equines, Retired US Forest Service Equines, US Cavalry Horses and any equine in need of help. 
  • HavasuPup – This program started in 2008. We rescue the unwanted puppies and kittens from Havasupai Grand Canyon,
  • Havasupai Horse Rescue Program - As of Oct. 2014, we began taking horses and mules in need out of Havasupia.
  • KittyCity & Majestic Gardens consists of our feral and tame cat colony, located at the ranch. All cats are spayed/neutered.

History:

Wildhorse Ranch Rescue was started in 1995 by Kim Meagher (pronounced Ma-her), an employee of Intel Corporation.  She and her two young children, Nick and McKay,  accidentally found out about the plight of homeless horses in the United States. Once they knew that over 60,000 horses in this country are sent to horrible deaths each year, they knew they had to do something to help. They rescued horses privately from 1995 until 2000. But even with their efforts, they could not save very many horses. Kim applied for, and received non-profit status for Wildhorse Ranch Rescue (WHRR) and with the help of many people, WHRR has been able to help save many horses from death, abuse and neglect.

Wildhorse Ranch Rescue also takes in retired United States Government horses and mules from the Payson Forest Service, Alpine Forest Service and the United States Cavalry. WHRR provides an opportunity for these hardworking animals to live in peace and comfort in their golden years.

WHRR is a registered 501(c)3 organization with the Federal Government and in the State of Arizona. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by the IRS.

 

Where did the name Mudpony come from?

Officers & Board of Directors
Kim Meagher (pronounced Ma-Her) - Founder and Chairman
Ritchie Rhinehardt - Officer/Secretary

Dany Schott - Vice Chair & Director of the HavasuPup Program 
Roger Cardillo - Director
Rhona Melsky - Director of Public Relations
Celeste Johnson - Kitty Kastle Director
Laurie Guenther - Herd Health Director


Management

Mary Sparkman - Volunteer Manager
Caroline Isaac - Facebook Manager / Co-Volunteer Manager
Ashleigh Baxter  Co Equine Feed Team Manager
Open Position - Co Equine Feed Team Manager

Emily Williams - Feed Supply Manager
Kayleen Almy - Adoption Manager
Maria Morrow - In-Kind Donation Manager

 

Advisory Board:

Dr. Tresha Robinson
Sandy Gennaro
Mel Shutz

McKay - Art and Logo Design
Nick Stabek - Events & Marketing
Shannon Alexandra - Events & Marketing 
 

 




KDKB Interview with
Rhona Melsky and Kim Meagher of
Wildhorse Ranch Rescue

 You Can Listen

WHRR starts at 26:30
but please listen to the show in front of ours.
It's about Veterans!

Listen Here

 

  

Wildhorse Ranch Rescue
501c3 charity
Mailing Address: PO Box 3080 Gilbert, AZ 85299-3080
Physical Address: 11811 S Lindsay Road Gilbert, AZ 85296
Phone: (866) 926-8007   
info@whrr.org  

   

 

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