Equine Adoption Application

Thanks for your interest in adopting a pot bellied pig from Catskill Animal Sanctuary! Please understand that our application is designed to ensure the best possible placement for the animals and that all information will remain confidential.

Daytime Phone*
Evening Phone*
Employer’s Contact Information*
How Long There?*
Veterinarian’s Name/Address*
Vet’s Phone Number:*
May We Contact Him/Her?*

Property Information

What type of equine are you looking to adopt and how many?*
Will you be boarding the horse? YesNo
If yes, please provide barn manager’s name and phone number:*
Does your local zoning allow for this type of pet? YesNo
Do You: OwnRent
Owned/rented current home for how long?*
If you rent, please provide your landlord’s contact information:
Will the horse have access to a fenced-in pasture? YesNo
If yes, what type of fencing?*
What is the size of the pasture?*
What is the quality of grass in the pasture?
What shelter will be provided for the horse? barnstallrun-in shed
Please describe the shelter, including exact dimensions:
What are the turnout arrangements if the horse is not pastured?
Please describe your property and what living conditions you will provide:
What is the intended use for the horse? CompanionRidingDriving
How much time per week do you plan on spending with the horse?

If you plan on riding the horse:

What is your level of riding experience? BeginnerIntermediateAdvanced
Do you plan to work with a trainer? YesNo
If yes, please provide the trainer’s name and phone number:*
What type of riding do you intend to do, and how frequently?
What will you do with the horse when it is no longer rideable?

If you plan on riding the horse:

What type of equipment will you be using?*
What type of load will the horse be expected to pull?*
How often do you plan to do this?*
What will you do with the horse when it is no longer able to pull?

Household Information

How many adults live in your home?*
Number and ages of children in your home*
Who will be responsible for caring for your horse(s)?*
Please list current pets in household, including species, gender, and age:
Are your current pets spayed/neutered? YesNo

If not, why?
Have you ever owned this type of animal? YesNo
If so, what breed and how many?*
What happened to your equine(s)?

Equine Care

Why do you want to adopt a horse?
If different from the vet listed on page one, please list the name and number of the equine vet you will be using
Please provide the name and number of the farrier you will be using
What will you do with your horse(s) when you go on vacation?
What would you do if your horse(s) became ill and needed expensive veterinary care?
What would you do if you became ill and could no longer care for your animal(s)?
What are your views on euthanasia?
Are you committed to care for the animal for his/her life (they can live to 30+ years)*
In what way have you educated yourself on the proper care of this species?

Is there anything else you’d like us to know?


Please supply the name, phone number, and e-mail of two references: 1)

Can someone from CAS do a home visit to be sure that you are prepared to own this type of animal?*

I hereby certify that the information I have provided above is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that I will be asked to provide an adoption fee.