Starving horse becomes safe and happy

First Taste of Freedom This horse was so hungry that she stuck her head in an electric fence looking for food. But now she's gotten plenty to eat and feels like a whole new horse. Today she's about to find out she has a whole field of grass to run in! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hTarWb0C9M&t=7s

Kentucky lawyer leases land to protect horses, plans sanctuary in coal country

A horse from the groups that run free in coal country in Eastern Kentucky. Accredited to JERVIS PICS.

JACKSON, Ky. (Source Article) —  Curtis Bostic is an attorney, a politician and — for a few weeks in 2016 — an accused horse thief. On a cold December day in the rugged hilltops of Breathitt County, Bostic was trying to rescue some horses he said had been abandoned and were malnourished. But he was arrested by a… Continue reading Kentucky lawyer leases land to protect horses, plans sanctuary in coal country

Oregon teen author raises $20,000 for rescued PMU horses

Alexandra Gritta and horses at the Duchess Sanctuary

"I decided to speak out because I believe most women do not realize the hormone replacement therapy drug Premarin® actually stands for PREgnant MARe urINe, and that it is a billion dollar industry built on horse abuse and slaughter." ~ Alexandra Gritta Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 31, 2012 Alexandra Gritta, sixteen-year-old author and President of… Continue reading Oregon teen author raises $20,000 for rescued PMU horses

From abuse to sanctuary for wild mustang

Cross-posted from the Charlotte Observer Written by Kim Becknell Williams A wild mustang was only 4 years old and had already endured mistreatment - beatings, her legs bound and finally, being abandoned and locked in a trailer with no food or water in 90-degree weather The horse's life changed when a bystander found her.The horse… Continue reading From abuse to sanctuary for wild mustang

Equine rescues release Alternatives to Horse Slaughter paper

A group of successful equine rescues and sanctuaries have put together a paper providing alternatives to horse slaughter that are easy for the equine industry to embrace. The alternatives are not only highly beneficial to horse welfare but also to the industry. The document is available in its entirety under Resources here on Tuesday's Horse.… Continue reading Equine rescues release Alternatives to Horse Slaughter paper

Arizona State Ag Dept launches Equine Rescue Registry

Cross-posted from Arizona Capitol Times Written by DAVID ROOKHUYZEN, Cronkite News Service Brandy needed urgent medical care, Rim Rock was abandoned and Priya had been abused. These three, now at Arizona Equine Rescue Organization Inc., represent the fate of many horses in Arizona these days. “As the budgets get cut, as the economy goes down,… Continue reading Arizona State Ag Dept launches Equine Rescue Registry

Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary hosts Wine and Dine Gala

The fourth annual Equine Voices Wine and Dine Gala is scheduled for November 7, 2010, at the historic Arizona Inn, Tucson, Arizona. The event sells out each year and is among one of the prestigious wine tasting events in the Southern Arizona region. The event will consist of a live auction hosted by Cowboy Bob… Continue reading Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary hosts Wine and Dine Gala

Rescues and sanctuaries not the panacea for America’s homeless horses

A survey was conducted of the "unwanted horse" population in the United States, with a studied look at the role rescues and sanctuaries play. In an article by Marie Rosenthal, MS for The Horse, she states there are approximately 100,000 "unwanted horses" ever year and rescues and sanctuaries help about 13,400 of them. Kathryn Holcomb,… Continue reading Rescues and sanctuaries not the panacea for America’s homeless horses

Giving a horse a home and finding a sense of purpose

Excerpts cross-posted from The Rail Blog, New York Times Written by JIM GATH "There was a time when the first thing I did when I got to work every day was to look at the previous day’s revenue figures. At 6:30 in the morning. "Now, the first thing I do every day is walk around… Continue reading Giving a horse a home and finding a sense of purpose

Christmas card appeal for horse charities

From Vivian Grant Hey, right now. Do you have a Christmas card, postage stamp and a few dollars in your wallet? How about putting them all together and making a Christmas wish come true for a horse charity. Send a Christmas card and enclose a few dollars. Huh, you might say. Sending cash through the… Continue reading Christmas card appeal for horse charities