I saved an abused, broken horse. Or did she save me?

By Courtney Maum | The Guardian | 27 April 2022 ON A BALMY DAY in early October, I found an aged polo pony named Abuelita panting in a locked stall, her matted hair bearing the mark of the saddle that had recently been on her, a gash across her cheek. Her legs were trembling from… Continue reading I saved an abused, broken horse. Or did she save me?

Feel Good Friday: Lilly

Near side view of Lilly. Photo courtesy The Nature Network.

Feel good this Friday by helping a horse called Lilly. Lilly is a horse who was rescued by The Nature Network in Los Angeles, California, who are determined to see that this sweet girl gets the help she needs. According to the owner, Lilly was being kept with other horses who bullied her and kept… Continue reading Feel Good Friday: Lilly

Red Bucket: Rescuing horses takes hard work and tears

Susan Peirce and Baldwin a rescue horse. (Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Staff Photographer)

Canan Tasci reporting for the Contra Costa Times writes: The founder of Red Bucket Equine Ranch and its 400 volunteers are on a mission to save and rehabilitate horses who have been abused, neglected or malnourished. To date, Red Bucket has rescued 109 horses and found permanent homes for 48. "We've taken horses that are… Continue reading Red Bucket: Rescuing horses takes hard work and tears

Lukas: Horse Who Overcame Adversity Attempts Guinness World Record

Cross-posted from TheHorse.com Written by MARIE ROSENTHAL, MS Lukas, a 17-year-old Thoroughbred gelding who stands 16.2 hands, may well be the smartest horse in the country--maybe the world, and owner-trainer Karen Murdock is trying to get him into the Guinness World Records for "Most numbers identified by a horse in one minute." On June 16,… Continue reading Lukas: Horse Who Overcame Adversity Attempts Guinness World Record

Rescue Me: New Horizons Equine Center (CAN)

By VIVIAN GRANT "Harness racing is an exhilarating sport, with the likes of Somebeachsomewhere, Deweycheatumanhowe, Art Official, St. Lads Popcorn and Nebupanezzar continuously thrilling us with exciting competition! However, some Standardbreds never reach this level of racing notoriety and we firmly believe that these horses, the ones who have finished their careers on the track,… Continue reading Rescue Me: New Horizons Equine Center (CAN)