Stolen Horse Hotline

Anyone who has lost a horse or had a horse stolen knows that trying to find the animal can be very frustrating. It is very difficult for law enforcement officials to search for these horses--many times because of a lack of resources or manpower, and the tendency to treat horse theft as a civil matter.

However, there are other options for the owners of lost or stolen horses. The horse owner can post information and pictures on the Internet. The Missing Pet Network (MPN), a department of the United States Department of Agriculture, has a section for lost and stolen horses. The MPN also has links to different sites that will post the horse’s information.

Visit or There is also a hotline number you can call if you have any information about a stolen horse. The number is 704/484-3925, and there are no questions asked about how you received the information.

About the Author

Sarah Adams, Editorial Intern

Sarah Adams was once an editorial intern for The Horse: Your Guide to Equine Health Care.

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