California Coastal Horse Rescue, founded in 1999, cares for those horses that no one else will care for. A 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization; the mission of CCHR is to rescue abandoned, abused, neglected and slaughter-bound horses and to provide them with a second chance for a healthy and productive life. It provides shelter, food, veterinary care, farrier services,rehabilitation and adoption services for the horses in its care and also offers long-term sanctuary to disabled and elderly horses. With a combination of specialized care and loving support, all horses rescued by CCHR are given the opportunity to heal, thrive and to lead happy and peaceful lives. CCHR has given sanctuary to over 150 horses and ponies, placed 115 of those rescued in new forever homes,and has also placed over 600 horses and ponies through its adoption services.