Audrey

Audrey

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2002 Breed: Mini Gender: Mare Color: Bay Height: mini Adoption Fee: $100 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Audrey January 4, 2017: Thanks to YOU, our amazing supporters, little Miss Audrey was able to receive the surgery and medical care...

67 Cockfighting Roosters Seized

Animal Charity Humane Society of Mahoning County called, Happy Trails answered.  The first wave of roosters brought us 45 birds and tonight another 22 join them.  These roosters will be rehabilitated and housed until the court proceedings are complete or until such...

Amish Retirement Program Works like a Charm

This program is meant to educate the Amish community regarding care of their horses and to give a safe landing for work and buggy horses no longer able to fulfill the requirements needed to remain on a working farm. 2016 has been a great year for our program, bringing...

Star

Meet our shining Star! Star comes from an Amish family and was brought to us through our Amish Horse Retirement Program. Visit our Animal Sponsorship page to learn how you can help her! Your contribution will go directly towards her...

Vernon Update!

Check out PETA’s video update that showcases how wonderfully Vernon, now named Koa, has been doing since he’s been adopted by his wonderful loving family. Read the full article here: Abused Pig Cuddling With New Family Will Melt Your...

Save your Acme Receipts

Save your Acme receipts from August 11, 2016 through December 31, 2016 and Happy Trails will receive 5% on eligible products! The deadline to submit your receipts is January 12, 2017. For more information on how it works see our Ways to Give...

An Exception to the Rule…

On the eve of June 3rd after what appeared to be an agonizing deliberation, a gentleman on the brink of deployment made the hard decision to drop a 5-month-old potbelly pig on our doorstep.  Her name is Phoebe and she is as sweet as can be.  Happy Trails does not take...

Shop Our New Concrete Statues

Tour season has begun and our gift shop is now open! Gift Shop Hours: Friday-Sunday, 11:00am – 5:00pm. Behind our gift shop, be sure to browse our new selection of yard decor. We have dog and cat statues, horse statues, pet memorial stones, exotic animals, bird...

36-year-old Horse Gets a New Lease on Life

Thanks to the efforts of the Akron Humane Officer as well as the assistance of Happy Trails, Axel, a 36-year-old horse how has something to neigh about.  This elderly horse was left to live out his days behind a home in Springfield with only the view of a company...

Goodbye to a Cherished Friend

Friends, we have some sad news to share about our friend Cisco. We have been treating him for arthritis for over two years. At nine years old and 1200 lbs, Cisco has lived a long, happy life at the sanctuary. Recently, he began having problems with movement and in the...

Sponsor a Rooster Apartment

Provide peace, comfort and healing to rescued cockfighting roosters. Our rooster runs are specially designed to keep former fighting roosters comfortable and happy while they await their forever home. Sponsor an apartment for one year for only $50 per month. A plaque...

A Big Announcement for Happy Trails

Many of you are already aware that our founder, Annette Bragg, has resigned from her position as director of Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary. Her last official day will be July 15, 2016. I know I speak for all of us when I say that we will be eternally grateful for...

Benefit CD Released Today!

21 tracks including rare and exclusive songs from iconic artists – all to raise funding and awareness for animal rights and farm animal sanctuaries.  Visit the site to learn more about this project and download yours for  $10 / Cd for $15. Happy Trails is...

Welcome Harland the Lamb!

We recently received a call from a nice person in Kent, asking us if we could help. There was a lamb that just happened to make his way into their garage! This falls under the “abandonment” portion of the rescues we do, so we headed over and picked him up....

Welcome Buddy!

We recently accepted Buddy into our Amish horse retirement program. He came from an Amish family that has retired their horses to Happy Trails in the past. Up until arriving at Happy Trails, he was pulling his 84-year-old owner in a buggy. He has some issues with his...

Dusty

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2006 Breed: Pony Gender: Gelding Color: Silver Dapple Height: 12h Adoption Fee: $100 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Dusty December 23, 2016:  Some of our residents sure don’t take long to capture the hearts of someone. ...
Priscilla

Priscilla

  Status: At Sanctuary Age: 2010 Breed: Farm Pig Gender: Female Color: Pink Adoption Fee: $75 Sponsor Fee: $40/month Ready to Adopt? Priscilla July 6, 2014: My how they have grown. Paco and Priscilla sure do love their own little pig pen in the sanctuary of Happy...
Willow

Willow

Status: At Sanctuary Age: Unknown Breed: Farm Pig Gender: Female Color: Pink w/ Black Adoption Fee: $75 Sponsor Fee: $40 each/month Ready to Adopt? About Willow July 1, 2014: New pics of these awesome characters! Can’t help but smile and maybe let out a little...
Practi’cal’

Practi’cal’

Status: At Sanctuary Age: Unknown Breed: Farm Pig Gender: Male Color: Pink Adoption Fee: $75 Sponsor Fee: $40 each/month Ready to Adopt? About Practical July 1, 2014:  New pics of these awesome characters!  Can’t help but smile and maybe let out a little laugh...

Paco

Status: At Sanctuary  Age: 2010 Breed: Farm Pig Gender: Male and Female Color: Pink Adoption Fee: $75 Sponsor Fee: $40/month Ready to Adopt? About Paco July 6, 2014:  My how they have grown.  Paco and Priscilla sure do love their own little pig pen in the sanctuary of...

Liberty

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2007 Breed: Morgan Cross Gender: Mare Color: Bay Height: 15h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Liberty December 1, 2016:  This gal has given us a time!  Placing her in foster care, she was wonderful under...

Andrew Jackson

  Status: At Sanctuary Age: Unknown Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Rooster Color: White Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month December 1, 2016:  We had to say goodbye to sweet Andrew today.  He was found to have a neurological condition that caused him to...

Falcon

Status: Adopted! Year Born:  2010 Breed: Spotted Saddle Horse Gender:  Gelding Color:  Black/White Height:  15 Adoption Fee:  $500 Sponsor Fee: $50 About Falcon December 1, 2016: After a long year of vet appointments, training and a trial run in a wonderful home, we...

Fiona

November 23, 2016:  After a call from Knox County to assist, this little mare arrived by transport to our sanctuary doors.  She was in very poor condition, unable to move without pain and had been forgotten in a field alone after her family moved away.  Happy Trails...

Hercules

Status: In Foster Care Year Born: 2014 Breed: Thoroughbred Gender: Gelding Color: Chestnut Height: 15.3 Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt?  About Hercules November 21, 2016:  Hercules has successfully completed 60 days of training and is now...
Frankie

Frankie

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 2014 Breed: Jersey Gender: Male Color: Brown Height: Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Frankie Frankie comes to Happy Trails from one of the largest animal abuse cases in the Northeast with over 1,000 animals rescued by...
Liam

Liam

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 2014 Breed: Black Angus Gender: Male Color: Black Height: Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Liam Liam was part of a huge rescue from one of the largest animal abuse cases in the Northeast, with over 1,000 animals assisted...
Pauly

Pauly

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 2014 Breed: Jersey Gender: Male Color: Dark Brown Height: Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Pauly comes to Happy Trails from one of the largest animal abuse cases in the Northeast with over 1,000 animals rescued by the ASPCA in...
Rudy

Rudy

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 1997 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Bay Height: 16.1h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Rudy Ridable: Rudy came to us from the Amish community after serving his owner loyally.  Rudy has a bowed...

Dale

  Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1993 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Bay Height: 16.1h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Dale October 23, 2016:  Dale has found his forever home with a wonderful and loving family.  He will receive kisses and hear...

Sonny

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born:  2002 Breed:  QH Pony Gender: Gelding Color: Chestnut Height: 14.2h Adoption Fee: $250 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Sonny October 23, 2016:  Our guy has been returned.  Sonny is broke to ride and nice to ride.  However,...

Sophie

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 2013 Breed: Potbelly Pig Gender: Female Color: Black Adoption Fee: $50 Sponsor Fee: $35/month About Sophie October 2016: This little girl was brought to us from the Humane Society of Elkhart County in Indiana. She, along with many other...

Indira

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2008 Breed: Pinto Pony Gender: Mare Color: Black/White Height: 14.3h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Indira Mahoning County responders arrived at a working fire of a residence. Once the fire was under control, not only had...

George Washington

Status: At Sanctuary Age: ~ 2 years Breed: American Game Bantam Cross Gender: Male Color: White with Black Specks Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month About George George Washington came to Happy Trails in early 2016 after being rescued from a cock-fighting ring....

Millard Fillmore

Status: At Sanctuary Age: ~ 2 years Breed: American Game/Plymouth Cross Gender: Male Color: Multi Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month About Millard Millard’s personality is as beautiful and unique as his coloring. He came to Happy Trails after being rescued...

Rooster Adoption FAQs

Rooster Adoption FAQs  Have you seen our posts of the wonderful rescued roosters and want to be involved? Are you considering adoption of one of these majestic birds but are afraid to proceed because you lack the information needed? This information has been compiled...

Axel

October 7, 2016: Axel has thrived with us, gaining weight and running and frolicking with his herd friends. He is very old for a horse and at 36! Unfortunately, is inability to get to his feet has worsened and the possibility of bad injury and/or suffering has...

Cogburn

  Status: At Sanctuary Age: Unknown Breed: Barred Rock Gender: Male Color: Black and White Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Cogburn Today we received a call from The Ravenna City Police Department about a stray rooster running rampant in...

Beans & Bubbles

Status: Adopted! Year Born: unk Breed: Pekin Gender: Pair Color: White : Adoption Fee: $25 Sponsor Fee: $20 About Beans & Bubbles September 28, 2016: More quickly than we could add them to our website, Beans and Bubbles have been adopted. Congrats to new duck...

Violet Gray

  Status:  Adopted! Year Born:  2006 Breed:  Grade Gender:  Mare Color:  Sorrel Varnish Height:  14.2 Adoption Fee:  $250 Sponsor Fee: $50 About Violet Gray September 23, 2016:  Once upon a time there was a girl who always longed for a horse of her very own. And once...

Zachary Taylor

  Status: At Sanctuary Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Rooster Color: Red/Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Zachary Zachary came to us in early 2016 with a large group of roosters from a cock fighting raid. The...

Lucky

Status: Adoption pending Year Born: 2000 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Bay Height: 16.2h Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Lucky Pasture Pal: Lucky was donated through our Amish Retirement program and will receive maintenance...

Sarah

Status: Adopted! Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Hen Color: Red and Brown Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Sarah Sarah is another hen rescued from a cock fighting raid in early 2016. She came to us with her head pecked so...

Judith

Status: Adopted!! Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Hen Color: Brown and Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Judith Judith came to us earlier this year after being found in a basement during a cock fighting raid. She was...

Rachel

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Hen Color: Brown and Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Rachel Rachel is another hen that came to our sanctuary after a cock fighting raid. She was kept in a small,...

Max

  Status: Adopted!! Age: Unknown Breed: American Gamefowl Gender: Rooster Color: Red/Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Max Max is such a sweetie! He is the cleanest of all the roosters! He wants to be sure to show that he would...

Christina

Status: At Sanctuary Age: ~ 2 years Breed: Golden Comet Gender: Hen Color: Red Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Christina Christina came to us from and abuse and neglect case. She spent the first part of her life in a dark and cold...

Emily

Status: At Sanctuary Age: ~ 2 years Breed: Ameraucana Gender: Hen Color: White Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Emily Emily came to us from an abuse case. She had spent her days in a garage and was de-beaked by her previous owner. Emily...

Elisha

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 1 year Breed: American Gamefowl Gender: Rooster Color: Red and Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Elisha Elisha came to us in one of our cock fighting raids in early 2016. He spent the first part of his life...

Esther

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Hen Color: Black and Brown Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Esther Esther came to us in one of our cock fighting raids in early 2016. She spent the first part of her...

Abigail

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Hen Color: Brown and Red Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Abigail Abigail came to us in one of our cock fighting raids in early 2016. She spent the first part of her...

Robert

Status: At Sanctuary Age: ~ 2 years Breed: Dorking Gender: Rooster Color: Black and White Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Robert Robert came to us from an abuse case along with 10 other chickens. Today he spends his days roaming the...

Abigail Adams

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 1 year Breed: American Game Bantam Gender: Hen Color: Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Abigail Abigail came to us in one of our cock fighting raids in early 2016. She spent the first part of her life living...

Raff

Status: Adopted!! Age: Unknown Breed: Barred Rock Gender: Male Color: Black and White Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Raff Raff is back at the sanctuary for a second time after his new owner decided to return him and his hens at no fault...

Chrissie

  Status: Adopted! Year Born:  1998 Breed:  Appaloosa Gender:  Mare Color:  Sorrel Varnish Appy Height:  14.3 Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Chrissie September 9, 2016:  After years of working, and fretting and, worrying…Chrissie has found a...
Yamka

Yamka

Status: Adopted! Age: Unspecified Breed: Potbelly Gender: Female Color: Black and White Adoption Fee: $50 Sponsor Fee: $35/month  About Yamka September 7, 2016:  Yamka along with Cocoa and Ozzie have been pinched and realize that their new home and cottage is not a...

Ozzie

Status: Adopted! Age: unknown Breed: Potbelly Pig Gender: Female Color: Black Adoption Fee: $50 Sponsor Fee: $35/month About Ozzie September 7, 2016:  Ozzie along with Yamka and Cocoa have been pinched and realize that their new home and cottage is not a dream!  Or...

Cocoa

Status: Adopted! Age: unknown Breed: Potbelly Pig Gender: Female Color: Grey with Black spots Adoption Fee: $50 Sponsor Fee: $35/month About Cocoa September 7, 2016:  Cocoa along with Yamka and Ozzie have been pinched and realize that their new home and cottage is not...

Ama La Vita

Status: In Foster Care Year Born: 1997 Breed: Thoroughbred Gender: Mare Color: Chestnut Height: 15.2h Adoption Fee: $300 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Ama La Vita Ridable:  Ama La Vita came in with Bella Rosa from a situation of neglect.  This beautiful...

Buddy

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1996 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Bay Height: 15.3h Adoption Fee: $250 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Buddy September 3, 2016: We’re happy to announce Buddy, retired Amish horse, has been adopted by Julie!...

Cactus

Status: Adoption pending Year Born: 1998 Breed: QH Gender: Gelding Color: Sorrel Height: 15h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Cactus August 29, 2016:  Cactus has a new chance at happiness!  Let’s wish him the best as he travels to...

Chip

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2014 Breed: QH Gender: Gelding Color: Bay Height: growing Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Chip August 28, 2016:  Chip traveled the 3-hour trip to his new home.  We could not be happier for Chip and his adoptive family. ...

Volunteer Board Member

HELP HAPPY TRAILS…. We are looking for a few talented and connected volunteer board members to round out our current board of directors in an effort to continue to lead and strengthen our mission to rescue criminally abused and neglected farm animals and horses.  If...

Layla

Status: In Foster Care Year Born: 2007 Breed: Saddlebred Gender: Mare Color: Bay Height: 15h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Layla Mahoning County responders arrived at a working fire of a residence. Once the fire was under control, not...

Felix

Status: In Foster Care Year Born: 2004 Breed: Thoroughbred Gender: Gelding Color: Dark Bay Height: 15.2 Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Felix Mahoning County responders arrived at a working fire of a residence. Once the fire was under...

Celeste

  Status: In Foster Care Year Born: 1991 Breed: Mini Gender: Mare Color: Brown/White Height: mini Adoption Fee: $100 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Celeste Mahoning County responders arrived at a working fire of a residence. Once the fire was under...

Princeton

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1996 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Dark Bay Height:  16 Adoption Fee: $350 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Princeton August 10, 2016: Princeton has been adopted by long time foster mom, Nanette! He is truly living a life of...

Austin

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 2006 Breed: Unknown Gender: Gelding Color: Chestnut Height: 15.1 Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Austin Pasture Pal: Ohhhh, Austin.  Austin would be best suited for his own TV show.  You absolutely cannot...

Pandy

Petunia sadly has passed away. She crossed the rainbow bridge to meet her best friend, Petunia, while surrounded by love and friends.  She lived a good life at Happy Trails to the ripe old age of 14. These two adorable gals, Pandy and Petunia as well, both came form...

Harland

Status:  Adopted Age: 4 months Breed: Sheep Gender: Male Color: Beige Adoption Fee: n/a Sponsor Fee: $40/month Contact Us About Sponsorship About Harland Meet our newest little lamb, Harland! He is named in honor of Summit County Humane Officer, Tim Harland. Tim and...

Piggie Smalls

Status: Adopted! Age: 2014 Breed: Potbelly Pig Gender: Male Color: Black Adoption Fee: $50 Sponsor Fee: $35/month About Piggie Smalls July 24, 2016: We know lots of you will be sad not to see the Notorious P.I.G. running to say “Hello!” when you enter the...

Bernie

Status: Adopted! Age: 2014 Breed: Potbelly Pig Gender: Male Color: Black Adoption Fee: $50 Sponsor Fee: $35/month About Bernie July 23, 2016: Potbelly pigs Bernie (black) and Elsa (white and black spots) were adopted by an adoring couple! They were built their very...

Cash

Status: Adopted Age: Unknown Breed: Dorking Gender: Male Color: White/Black Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month Ready to Adopt? About Cash Update: Cash was adopted over the summer of 2016 to a wonderful family who fell in love with him at first site....

Macario

Status: In Foster Care Year Born: 1995 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Dark Bay Height: 15.2h Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Macario Pasture Pal: In July 0f 2015, Macario was brought to Happy Trails through our Amish...

Dharma

  Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 2010 Breed: Thoroughbred Gender: Mare Color: Chestnut Height: 15.0 Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Dharma Ridable:  Dharma was evaluated under saddle.  Although she is green, she was very willing and...

Prince William

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2003 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Dark Bay Height: 15.2h Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Prince William July 9, 2016:  Prince has met his princess of any owner.  A sweet, spry little lady came all the way from...

Cabrio

Status: Adopted! Age: 1998 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Bay Adoption Fee: $300 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Cabrio July 2, 2016:  Roy and Cabrio have had a long rode.  Being bounced from home to home after dedicating their lifetimes to the Amish and the...

Crown Royal

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1999 Breed: Standardbred Gender: Gelding Color: Dark Bay Height: 15.1h Adoption Fee: $150 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Roy July 2, 2016:  Roy and Cabrio have had a long rode.  Being bounced from home to home after dedicating their lifetimes...

Kyle

Status: At Sanctuary Age: 2011 Breed: Sheep Gender: Male Color: White Adoption Fee: $75 Sponsor Fee: $40/month Ready to Adopt? About Kyle June 30, 2016:  Kyle recently was rushed to OSU for surgery to repair a blockage of his urethra.  He is back and recovering well. ...

Kachina

Status: Permanent Resident Year Born:  2009 Breed: Miniature Gender: Mare Color: White Adoption Fee: n/a Sponsor Fee: $50/Month Contact Us About Sponsorship About Kachina Kachina is a mini-horse who arrived at Happy Trails through our Amish Horse Retirement program at...

Queenie

Status: Permanent Resident Age:  2005 Breed: Potbelly Gender: Female Color: Pink Adoption Fee: n/a Sponsor Fee: $35/month Contact Us About Sponsorship   About Queenie Queenie was rescued from a pet store in Northeast Ohio where she had lived much of her life in an...

Lily

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1990 Breed: Draft Cross Gender: Mare Color:  Grey Height:  15 Adoption Fee:  $150 Sponsor Fee: $50 About Lily June 30, 2016:  Lily is one of the lucky ones.  She has been in foster for the years her case dragged on.  Recently her foster...

Suvali

Status: Permanent Resident Year Born: 1994 Breed: Mini-Horse Gender: Mare Color: Grey Adoption Fee: n/a Sponsor Fee: $50/Month Contact Us About Sponsorship About Suvali Suvali is a mini mare. She came to Happy Trails when she was discovered as one of three stray...

Natasha

Status:  Adopted! Age: Unknown Breed: Goat Gender: Female Color: White/Black/Brown Adoption Fee: n/a Sponsor Fee: $40/month About Natasha June 18, 2016:  Natasha and Odessa have hit the jackpot!  They have retired together with our founder, Annette.  This promises...

Odessa

Status: Adopted! Age:  2006 Breed: Goat Gender: Female Color: White Adoption Fee: n/a Sponsor Fee: $40/month   About Odessa June 18, 2016:  Odessa and Natasha have hit the jackpot!  They have retired together with our founder, Annette.  This promises they will live...

About our Founder – Annette Bragg

Annette Bragg founded Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary seventeen years ago when she asked to take ownership of Janice, an injured pot belly pig, in lieu of payment for pet-sitting. (Read the complete story) Recognizing a serious need to provide rescue, rehab and...

Stormey

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1998 Breed: Belgain Gender: Gelding Color: Chestnut Height: 18+ Adoption Fee: $350 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Stormey Light Riding: Stormey is 18 years old, 18+ hands tall, and has worked his entire life at one Amish farm....

Director of Development

Position Title:  Development Director (or Director of Fund Development) Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit (501c3) organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and provides an adoption program for abused, abandoned, and neglected farm animals, is seeking a...

Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities at Happy Trails are available year round for qualifying students. Internships provide students with a rewarding and unique way to gain hands-on experience in a variety of departments at Happy Trails, including farm animal care, marketing and...

About our Director – Laurie Jackson

Laurie Jackson became involved in Happy Trails when she was introduced to the founder at a foster home in 2001.  She has been a long-time supporter, volunteer, member of the rescue team, emergency foster home and most recently adoptive parent.  She served as 6-year...

Cisco

May 22, 2016: Friends, we have some sad news to share about our friend Cisco. We have been treating him for arthritis for over two years. At nine years old and 1200 lbs, Cisco has lived a long, happy life at the sanctuary. Recently, he began having problems with...

Jake

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 1993 Breed: QH Gender: Gelding Color: Chestnut Height: 15.1h Adoption Fee: $250 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Jake May 16, 2016:  Jake was in foster placement with the Medina ASPCA until moved to his current family along with Sonny. Sonny...

Pandora

Status: Adopted! Year Born: 2005 Breed: Thoroughbred Gender: Mare Color: Bay Height: 16.0 Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month About Pandora May 7, 2016: After a very long time of being at Happy Trails waiting for her very own person, I am pleased to inform...

Gershwin

May 5, 2016: Gershwin was an endearing rooster that had been with Happy Trails for quite awhile. Before his ‘retirement’ he would go with us to events, promoting the work of Happy Trails and demonstrating just how wonderful roosters can be. Gershwin had a...

Tyee

Status:  Adopted! Year Born:  2006 Breed:  Thoroughbred Gender:  Gelding Color:  Grey Height:  16.1 Adoption Fee: $250 Sponsor Fee: $50 About Tyee May 4, 2016: Tyee is being adopted!!! A wonderful woman came to the Sanctuary and spent about 2 hours with Tyee just...

Balboa

Status: Adopted! Age: Unknown Breed: Barred Rock Gender: Male Color: Black/Grey Adoption Fee: $10 Sponsor Fee: $20/month About Balboa April 26, 2016:  Balboa was adopted to a great family and can now live his life as it was meant.  We are sooo happy for Balboa as he...

Mustang Sally

Status: At Sanctuary Year Born: 2001 Breed: Mustang Gender: Mare Color: Chestnut Height: 14.2h Adoption Fee: $500 Sponsor Fee: $50/month Ready to Adopt? About Mustang Sally Mahoning County responders arrived at a working fire of a residence.  Once the fire was under...