Emergency Evacuation Resources for Horses in California


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Many thanks to the following BAEN users who've offered their services housing and/or hauling horses evacuated in California due to natural disasters such as fires or floods. Please contact these folks directly at the numbers provided below. If you'd like to be included on this list, email your information to info@bayequest.com and put "emergency resources" in the subject.
Other Emergency Resources:

(Listed alphabetically by city/area)

Aptos/Corralitos/Watsonville Area
Emergency Trailering Services for 2 Horses - XTall w/Ramp. Located in Aptos.
Lisa Schuler, 831-688-9941 Home, 831-252-9445 Cell, lkschuler@hotmail.com

Bonny Doon
I have a new one room cottage with with 1 queen bed and one twin pull out, full bath and kitchen in Bonny Doon. Also have up to 7 covered stalls available. 4 in a large paddock and 3 separate stalls. Have 4 horse stock trailer (can fit more) and 4x4 truck that gets around great in rough terrain. I grew up in the Summit area and have good knowledge of the area.
Shelly, 831-426-6017, 831-566-7832

Boulder Creek
I have room for 2 horses in Boulder Creek stall with paddock. I can provide trailering in 3 horse slant if needed. email jhillendahl@juno.com or call Cheryl at 831-338-7378

Brentwood/Clayton area
Carreleon Farm
Sue Thompson

We have a 4 horse goose neck slant load and are willing to evacuate horses. We may have a few paddocks as well.
John and Judy Pence
(925) 457-3009
(925) 759-9460

Castro Valley
Hi, I'm Jennifer Case, the new manager at Applecreek Farms Equestrian Center in Castro Valley Ca. Currently we could board up to 20 horses in an emergency. We do have limited ability to pick up horses locally. My direct phone number is 510 913 0589. www.applecreekfarms.org. Our regular board is $450 per month. Payment is based on a day rate.

Elk Grove/Sacramento Area
Whimsical Farms
Located about 20 minutes south of Sacramento in Elk Grove. Stalls and Pasture, two horse trailer
Phone: 916-714-2522
Cell: 650-248-5455

Gilroy/San Juan Bautista
I am central to Gilroy, but can help from San Juan Bautista to Milpitas. I can haul 2-3 horses at a time. I am a certified Large Animal Rescuer.
Emily Demmert, 408-786-7718

Glenn County (Orland & surrounding areas)
Emergency hauling - can help with transport to evacuation site. I have a 3 horse slant trailer. I have a 9 acre pasture with hot wire fencing (no barbwire), no stalls. Can provide short-term housing for horses and livestock if evacuation sites are full.
Lori Grande Cell (530) 852-7834, LoriGrande@aol.com (have Blackberry with me at all times so I will get your e-mails right away).

We have room for a few horses in San Juan Bautista and about 10 more in Gilroy. We have 2 trailers and can haul up to 5 horses at a time. Both trailers can be converted to box stalls for mare/foals, etc. We are near Watsonville. Call 415-298-1170 or 415-860-2886 Carrie Coe and Pamela Miller.

We build equestrian facilities and have many clients in the Gilroy/San Martin area who are willing to take horses in if the fairgrounds are full. I am in central Gilroy and can take up to 4 horses.
Lauren Del Sarto, LTD Equestrian Ranches, 650.346.6552

Grass Valley/Auburn
I have a horse in Santa Cruz county (not near fire/burn area) but do need to move this weekend and have pasture available for 2 horses between Grass Valley and Auburn. We used to live in fire area and would have had to have been evacuated, most likely the property did have burn go through it. Thank you to EVERYONE who is participating in aide! Call or email 831.325.9930 or equineconsultants@yahoo.com .

Hollister Area
Immediate, safe spaces available. Large pasture turn outs, paddocks and limited stalls. Short term OK. Professional owner and caretakers live on-site. 24x7 supervision.
Ramona Koch, 831-628-3838

Lafayette Area
Hensons Equestrian Center in Lafayette, I can take up to 10 horses in an emergency situation, and I have a truck and 2 horse slant trailer. Missy Goldwyn, 925-284-7981-home and 925-878-3839 cell. mgoldwyn@aol.com, www.extendinc.com/henson/index.htm

I have 3 box stalls with runs for what ever is needed. I have a good truck and I have a large two horse slant with ramp. I am in Livermore just outside of Pleasanton.
Tracy Maurer 925-548-4056

Martha Merriam
6855 Brooks Lane (off Laird Rd.)
916-652-7608 or 916-316-3925
Room for two or perhaps more in a pinch. 2 horse oversize step up slant load trailer and truck

Los Altos Area
I'm available and can help with small or large animal evacuation. Experienced horse handler. Also have space for up to 6 horses (temporary) in Los Altos.
Helen Cunningham, 650-799-0820

Los Gatos/Almaden Valley
I can haul 2 horses (or livestock) with XXTALL 2 horse slant. Also plenty of room for dogs/cats in Suburban. Temporary space in pasture in Almaden Valley as well. Located in Los Gatos. Please call if you need help. Sherri 650.269.1288

Los Gatos/Santa Cruz Mts. Area (SF Bay Area)
Lani Sutherland
408-353-1951 home
408-406-3252 cell
I live on 6 acres off summit road in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Los Gatos. I have room in an emergency for 3 stalled horses plus I have two 3/4 acre turnouts - all PVC 4 rail fencing. I have an oversized 2 horse slant load trailer.

I can house a horse or two for a limited time. I have a separate paddock situation with a 3 sided shelter. The paddock is about 40' x 25'. I live in Northern California - near Marysville. This is a private home where I live. Susan Rexin 530-743-1586

I have a VERY big two horse slant trailer also have three large paddocks and 5 acre pasture. I can house a few horses and help evacuate livestock.
Chris Treat, (925)586-6695

I have a large 3 horse trailer, can take up to 10 horses in paddocks and stalls.
Liz Lewis,

Milpitas Area (SF Bay Area)
Becky's Equine Transportation
(please emergencies only - no telemarketing) Can house horses, donkeys, & mules in an emergency Can haul up to 3 at a time in an emergency (small ponies up to 4 or 5). I'm also certified Large Animal Rescuer. Plus can handle untamed horses such as range horses or out of the wild mustangs.

Montara Area
I have 2 empty paddocks in Montara area if anyone need them call me.
Cece Golden, 650-515-6152

Napa Area
Michael & Nancy Kerson
707-738-9504 or 707-226-9193 (please emergencies only - no telemarketing)
Can house horses, donkeys, & mules in an emergency
Can haul up to 3 critters at a time in an emergency

Oakdale / Central California
I have 3 empty stalls available, for horses needing a temporary home from the fires. I don't board horses, so just cover feed costs. I am located in Central Calif. unfortunately I am working in the harvest so am available sundays only until harvest season is over. You may leave a message at 209 847 1231 Many people in the arabian horse community know me if you need a reference. Earl Kelly.

Placerville/Lotus Area
Can house up to 5 horses in one pasture. 3 stalls/1 is a 12x24 mare/foal stall. Can do short term care or long term (up to 60 days)
Janelle Burns, 530-622-1362 or 916-203-8566

Placerville/Rescue area
Jan Wheeler
530- 626-6559
Can house up to 4 horses
Can haul up to 4 Horses

Hi my name is Sandi Riemenschneider, although I live in the Sacramento, CA area my husband are willing to house animals from the fire struck places. my contact information is Sandi@blackcrestfriesians.com, PH# 916-947-1477 please don't hesitate to call or write.

Salinas Area
I live in Salinas. I can help with transport to an evacuation site. I have a 3 horse slant trailer (can probably fit four) and am willing to help in any way I can.
Pam McKay, Cell 578-2322

San Francisco
I live in San Francisco and could possibly help transport animals to safe places depending on the distance. Feel free to contact me. Laura Peschke-Zingler, 415-640-1480.

San Martin
We can board horses that are currently being evacuated in the Morgan Hill, Gilroy area. We have a 3 horse slant trailer if you need transportation. We have plenty of room to keep your horses safe in San Martin until you can return home. Call Ron at (408) 315-3429.

Santa Cruz, San Benito, Santa Clara & Monterey Counties
Emergency Trailering Services. Located in Aromas. We have a 6 horse slant load and two 2 horse trailers ready to go when needed. We can provide short-term housing for horses and animals. We have stalls, paddocks and pastures available. Contact Todd Azevedo 831-359-1659.

Santa Cruz Mountains/San Lorenzo Valley
We live in the area of the Loma fire and can help with horse evacuations. We live on Bear Creek Road. We can move our horse to the turnout and take in 2 adult horses in our paddocks.
Marcia Williams, 408 314-9449, 408 395-0104

Santa Rosa
Watermark Farm in Santa Rosa can provide 3-5 horses short-term housing in stall/paddocks for fire evacuees.
Katie Moore, home 707-544-7584 cell 707-322-0171.

The Presidio Riding Club in Sausalito can provide temporary stabling to up to 8 horses. Stalls with bedding & feed included. We are just over the Golden Gate Bridge.
Kendra Hartnett, 415-328-7426

Sonoma County
Shannon Beglin
Trailering services for emergency.. up to 4 horses at a time. 4 Horse gooseneck trailer slant load. Located in Sonoma County

MeShawn Fowler
Cell: 805-423-2246
Home: 805-434-2646
I have 10 acres of pasture, a couple of pens and the pasture will soon be cross-fenced into a 3-acre section and a 7-acre section.

Walnut Creek/Mt. Diablo
I can provide temporary care for 1-2 horses if they can be transported here by someone else ( I can come along to help evacuate). I have a pipe stall and a box stall with a separate turnout area.
Sandra Van Scyoc

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