Volunteer Equine Advocates (VEA) is a volunteer-operated, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of abandoned, neglected or abused equine in Tennessee. VEA's mission is:
To assist law enforcement officers inTennessee by providing care for equine seized during animal cruelty investigations
Accepting custody of those seized equine to rehome after rehabilitation
Provide assistance to equine owners in times of personal or natural disaster
To provide education to the public on proper equine care
Volunteer Equine Advocates does not approve of any type of cruelty intentionally or negligently inflicted to any equine at any time. VEA does not approve of any training method that may intentionally or negligently cause physical or psychological harm during training or showing of equine. VEA also does not condone inhumane housing, transporting, or handling of equine at any time.
VOLUNTEER EQUINE ADVOCATES IS AN IRS 501c3 NON-PROFIT