Healing Hoofbeats of Connecticut will be hosting an Italian dinner fundraiser at American Legion Seicheprey Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct, Bristol on Saturday, March 21, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Cross-posted from The Salem News Story Link HAMILTON, CONN. -- Six-year-old Jessica Rekos dreamed of having her own horse one day. While her parents promised to get her one when she turned 10, Jessica’s dream will never come true. She was among the 20 children and six adults killed when a gunman opened fire at… Continue reading Horse rescued in honor of young shooting victim
Cross-posted from the Gainesville Sun WRITTEN BY CINDY SWIRKO Survivors of the Connecticut shootings are hoping a tiny black horse can work her magic again. Magic is the name of one of several equines from Gainesville’s Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses that will be traveling to Connecticut at the request of organizations there to help… Continue reading Tiny horses head to Newtown to help
by BRIAN McCREADY and BRIDGET ALBERT Cross-posted from New Haven Register BETHANY, Conn. — A 23-year-old Cheshire Road woman was arrested on an animal cruelty charge after animal control and state police discovered a paint horse in July living in “outrageous” conditions, a state police officer said Wednesday. Shannon Trowbridge, of 77 Cheshire Road, surrendered… Continue reading Arrest made in Bethany horse cruelty case
This is an update to the story of Bethany mare Cheyenne who was rescued from a nailed shut stall and found standing in two to three feet of feces and urine. She was the only animal in the barn area, authorities say. Bridget Albert, reporting for the New Haven Register writes: The horse was treated… Continue reading Cheyenne under treatment after rescue from nailed shut stall
UPDATED Sept. 15, 2012 Arrest made in Bethany horse cruelty case >> Bridget Albert, writing for the New Haven Register (Connecticut) reports: BETHANY — A Paint horse was taken to a safe haven Thursday afternoon after officials learned the animal was allegedly left in isolation and found to be in two feet of manure and… Continue reading Horse found nailed into stall in two feet of manure and urine
Cross-posted from the The Day (Connecticut) Written by JEFFREY A. JOHNSON Salem, CT - For five hours on a sun-splashed Columbus Day afternoon Monday, a small stretch of Darling Road and the parking lot at Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream Co. transformed into paradise for packs of children and many of their parents. Youngsters formed… Continue reading Salem ice cream stand offers its sundae best to help horses