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Remembering Tiny Dino: The First CAS Love Story

Twenty years ago, Catskill Animal Sanctuary opened our barn doors and welcomed Dino, a Shetland pony close to 30 years old. Tiny Dino, at 300 pounds and 36” tall was …

Horsin’ Around



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Hindsight Is 20/20: Reflections on Derby Day

My father, Ed Stevens, was a charismatic, larger-than-life man who built Rocketts Mill Farm one pasture, one road, one barn at a time—the same way we built Catskill Animal Sanctuary. …

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Horsin’ Around February 2: Visit Rescued Equines & Enjoy a Compassionate Cuisine Lunch

While the chickens and turkeys hunker down in their coops for the colder weather, Catskill Animal Sanctuary’s horses grow in their fluffy winter coats and come out to enjoy the crisp air. Put on your hats and gloves and enjoy an exclusive off-season visit with Tours Manager Kaden as they guide you on a tour about the rescued horses of Catskill. 

After the tour, warm up in The Homestead with a Compassionate Cuisine lunch prepared by “Best in Hudson Valley” award-winning Chef Sara. Hear the latest updates about our life-saving animal rescue and advocacy while you enjoy a delicious, cozy meal.

Horsin’ Around: Visit Rescued Equines & Enjoy a Compassionate Cuisine Lunch

While the chickens and turkeys hunker down in their coops for the colder weather, Catskill Animal Sanctuary’s horses grow in their fluffy winter coats and come out to enjoy the crisp air. Put on your hats and gloves and enjoy an exclusive off-season visit with Tours Manager Kaden as they guide you on a tour about the rescued horses of Catskill. 

A Response to Spokesperson Hansen of The NYC Carriage Horse Industry

Now that the new mayor has pledged to end the carriage horse industry, the drivers are fighting back. Most recently, carriage horse spokersperson Christina Hansen published a piece in Thursday’s New …

When It’s This Cold, They Need You

When last week’s temperatures dipped to zero degrees, our inbox was dotted with e-mails about animals without shelter or water. Desperate neighbors reached out in an effort to help animals. …

New Feathered Friends, Meet Tomas & Henrietta

Tomas and Henrietta were being raised for meat before they were taken in by an animal lover who didn’t want to see them end up on someone’s dinner plate. As …

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