Welcome to Leilani Mae Horse Rescue. Our mission is to rescue, rehabilitate, and facilitate the adoption of neglected, abused and slaughter-bound horses in America, with a focus on North Carolina.
We were founded in 2010, by Deb Gillis, and became an official 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2013. Leilani Mae Horse Rescue is dedicated to providing a safe, healthy environment for rescued horses and follows the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) care guidelines for Equine Rescue and Retirement Facilities. We are happy to share our story and hope to inspire your participation. You can reach Deb Gillis at 904-236-8928. You can also reach us through email – LeilaniMaeRescue@live.com, Instagram, and Facebook. We are open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. seven days a week. Leilani Mae Horse Rescue is located at 9248 East Reeves Bridge Road, Linden, NC 28356.
Please consider donating or covering the cost of these much needed items:
For Our Feed *Tribute Seniority *Tribute Kalm N’ Easy *Tribute Kalm Ultra *Tribute Senior Sport *Tribute Finish K *Shredded Beet Pulp For Our Hay *Coastal Bermuda Round Bales *Round Hay Rings For Our Treats *Low Sugar Treats *Oat Treats for Senior Horses *Mineral/Salt Blocks For Our Stalls *Bedding/Shavings – Tractor Supply (Yellow Bag) *Stall Mats For Our Comfort *Blankets *Halters For Our Humans *Heavy-Duty Wheel Barrows *Large Tubs or Storage Bins *Plastic Manure Forks For Our Health *NuStock for Wounds *Vet Wrap *First Aid Supplies *Joint Supplements For Our Training *Round Pen Panels Other *Fly Bags *Black Rubber Feed Bowls
*We do accept any donation whether it is the brand we use or a different brand, we are always appreciative for all of our donations! This is for reference if you want to the specific brand and type.*
*When coming to look at a potential adoption please print out the Release and Liability Form and bring it with you even if you are looking at a companion horse. If you are adopting a rideable horse you must have one signed in order to ride the horse here at the rescue. Thank you for your understanding.*
Leilani Mae Lindgren
This rescue is named after my late Mother, Leilani Mae Lindgren; Animal Advocate July 6, 1943 – June 25, 2000. My mom never walked by animal abuse or neglect. she would take action, many times embarrassing me. She also loved horse. She rode a black Percheron (Ole Joe) to grade school 2-3 miles each day during Spring and Fall from the farm in East Grand Forks, MN in the early 50’s. My mother had a rough life growing up, physically and mentally, but always took care of the animals. She often spoke to Ole Joe, he must have helped her through her childhood. If she had the means she would have had a horse/animal rescue, that is for sure. She taught me compassion and respect for animals and nature. She passed away at 55 years old just 10 days before her 56th birthday from Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. She was half Chippewa Indian. Miss you and love you. – Deborah Gillis