Ready for Adoption

For the latest information on which animals are currently available for adoption, please call (708) 258-3959 and we will be happy to answer any questions.


Pegasus was found wondering the country side of Beecher, IL. We have named him the tailless wonder horse. He is 16 year old gelding. He needs an intermediate to experience owner. He does not like other horses! Adoption fee $500.



August is an 8 year old thoroughbred mare that was rescued in very poor condition. She is prone to abscesses. She is super sweet and loves attention! She  require an experienced rider or some training. After waiting for 3 years she was adopted July 22, 2019.




We are unsure on this male breaded dragons age but can guess that he is around 5 years old. He is looking for a new forever home. Adoption fee $25.




This quiet gelding is only 4 years old. He is a quieter boy who does not like being alone! He will need another friend. Adoption fee $200


Regal is a 15 year old gelding that is a lovable little boy that would make a good kids pony with a little more ground work. Adoption fee $200.


Daffodil is a 6 mouth female bunny. She gets along with her sister and would love to get adopted together. Adoption fee $20.


Woody is a 15 year old gelding. He is a little on the shy side but he would make a great pasture buddy. Adoption fee $200.


Dargen is a 23 year old Quarter Horse Gelding. He is a underweight and will not be ready for adoption till he puts on my weight.


Cody is a 15-year-old sorrel Paint gelding that is foundered. According to his previous owner he was a beginner/intermediate horse. We have not had a lot of time to work hands on with him but at this time we do NOT feel he would be safe for anyone who is not experience. He had is very bonded to Suma. Adoption fee $100.


Drew is a male goat that needs a home where he can get lots of attention! He loves people! 


Glitter is a 19 year old Tennessee Walker Mare. She is a little underweight and has not been rode in 10 years. She will be ready for adoption once we get her to a health weight.


Mav is a 20-year-old bay Appendix gelding that is navicular. We have not had a lot of time to work hands on with him but he has a sweet personality. He is the low man in the herd. Adoption fee $100.


Dandelion is a 6 mouth female bunny. She gets along with her sister and would love to get adopted together. Adoption fee $20.


Bogart is a 22-year-old gray Arabian gelding. According to his previous owner he was a beginner/intermediate dressage horse. He is super loving! Adoption fee $400. 


Judy is a 19 year old Belgian  mare. She is a very shy mare at this point. We are in the process of working with her. 

Danny Boy is a 34 year old bay Quarter Horse gelding. He is looking for a home for him and Ivy to go together. He needs just a retirement home. He is herd boss with other horses. Adoption fee $100.

Danny Boy and Ivy 


Ivy is a 21-year-old sorrel Quarter Horse Mare. She is a retired broodmare that was greenbroke but hasn’t been work in over 3 years. She would make a great pasture buddy. She is an easy keeper. NO, she is does not crib. She has a lump on her nose, and she can’t wear a halter. She is very easy to handle and would love to get adopted with Danny Boy! Adoption fee $100.

Danny Boy and Ivy

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Below are animals that are NOT Owned by Illinois Horse Rescue of Will County!

They are owners that are struggling to find their animal a forever home. If you are interested in one of them please contact the person directly. 


Chance is a 23 year old Paint horse.  He is very broke and has good manners.  He stands good for the farrier.  He loves kids and attention.  Chance has cushings disease and requires a special diet and medication.  He's up for adoption to a good home that can afford to maintain his dietary needs.  He's located in Central IL in between Bloomington and Peoria.

Please email

Nikki is very sweet and loves treats. She bonds well with people and looks forward to seeing them. She comes up to you in the paddock and does well with her routine at the barn. I haven’t put a stick on her, but she is definitely on the smaller side. She is half Arabian and half Quarter Horse. Most people that meet her think she is very young, but she was foaled on May 11, 1997, Mother’s Day. 


As I described we had sold her about 12-15 years ago to a woman for her grandchildren. I drove by her farm and saw her in horrible condition. She was incredibly under weight and could barely walk. We discovered that the woman we sold her to had dementia and didn’t even remember she had horses in the field. We have spent the last two years rehabbing her and she is now doing much better. When we first got her back she was unable to walk, her feet were in horrible condition, and both the vet and farrier had little hope. Through some really great farrier work she has improved significantly. Nikki is now able to run and play with other horses in the field. 


She’s a fairly easy keeper just requiring hay and Tribute. The vet and farrier have recommended to keep her on the slender side to help with any pain she may have, but she is in good condition. She does require shoes on the front and we generally tranquilizer her for the farrier. It is hard for her to stand on three legs long enough and it keeps him and her safe. The only other maintenance required for her legs is some Bute in the winter. She needs to be stalled and shouldn’t be turned out in deep mud. Please email me at





Mailing Address P.O. Box 1019 Peotone, IL 60468

Phone Number 708-258-3959


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