We work to empower, recover, and adopt out all breeds and levels of horses/ponies in transition. Prospective adopters are welcome to come and meet the rescues before adopting, PPE's are welcome, at adopter's expense. Our horses come from local owner surrenders, Animal Control, and killpens. We are a NC non-profit corporation, and 501(c)3 Charitable Organization. Our goal is to help educate and support local horse owners by providing clinics and programs to help keep our beloved 4- footers out of the auctions, feedlots and slaughter pipeline, by giving them access to as many tools and resources as possible.... (read more) Our website is live, but still under construction. Please feel free to message/text/call and ask questions. Contact Lucy at (336)964-8583. If you are interested in volunteering, please let us know. Thank you & Welcome to Guardian Hearts, we need all the Defenders we can get to champion these beautiful creatures in need.