Horse Watch: Your Links for Saturday

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Read. Ponder. Comment! HORSE RACING • Melbourne Cup 2015: How old is too old? Each horse is different, but age did not weary Red Cadeaux by Michael Lynch | The Sydney Morning Herald When crowd favourite Red Cadeaux broke down in the Melbourne Cup and had to be taken for surgery on a leg injury,… Continue reading Horse Watch: Your Links for Saturday

For the love of a Mustang: Alex and Auggie

Guest Post By DEBBIE TONG In 2010 Alex Clements had hit rock bottom depression that she struggled with for many years. Her desperate mother asked if she had anything in the world she would like to pursue, and Alex replied that she had always wanted to go to Montana. She imagined miles of wide-open spaces… Continue reading For the love of a Mustang: Alex and Auggie

California horse auction owner charged with animal cruelty

Cross-posted from The Inquisitr » A California horse auction owner faces felony animal cruelty charges after more than two dozen horses were found near-death or dead on his ranch. A warrant for the arrest of the Yuba County rancher Joe Cardenas was issued late last week. According to the local newspaper, the Appeal-Democrat, Cardenas said… Continue reading California horse auction owner charged with animal cruelty

Abuser jailed for breaching ban and neglecting horses

This is the way to treat criminal abuse of horses. The story comes from England. In equine cruelty cases in the U.S. abused horses have been returned to the abuser or one of their family members. And not because abuse was not proved. They were simply fined and no jail time. Or the abusers have… Continue reading Abuser jailed for breaching ban and neglecting horses

Fluffy love for Breeze the orphaned foal, Devon, England

Cross-posted from Mare and Foal Sanctuary >> Newton Abbot, Devon, England Hours after his birth, Breeze was found stumbling around by a farmer. The newborn foal had been rejected by his mother. That's when the farmer took him to the Devon Sanctuary where they instantly started caring for him. Orphaned foal Breeze has received… Continue reading Fluffy love for Breeze the orphaned foal, Devon, England

Haunted barn benefits horses

DETAILS Diamonds in the Rough Haunted Barn Every Friday and Saturday in October 8pm-11pm Admission is $8 per person Concessions will be available for sale Get directions to 19251 Bobwhite Road, Windsor, VA WRITTEN BY TRACY AGNEW Cross-posted from the Suffolk News Herald Source Link >> People looking to get spooked for a good cause… Continue reading Haunted barn benefits horses

Who are the REAL Lifesavers?

Guest Post JILL STARR, President, Lifesavers Inc. Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue. That's the name I gave this organization 16 years ago at the very beginning of it's life. I named it Lifesavers because our mission would be to save the lives of as many horses in jeopardy as possible. Horses being abused, neglected, and in… Continue reading Who are the REAL Lifesavers?

Horse rescued in honor of young shooting victim

Close up of horse's eye. Wikipedia image.

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

Tennessee horse rescuer issues bogus buyer warning

Horse Haven of Tennessee horse.

Cross-posted from WRITTEN BY PAT RAIA The operator of an East Tennessee horse rescue is warning owners that a man claiming to be purchasing horses for the rescue is an imposter. Nina Margetson, founder and operator of Horse Haven of Tennessee near Knoxville, said that on Dec. 1, she learned through a telephone inquiry… Continue reading Tennessee horse rescuer issues bogus buyer warning

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