Unique ranch helps rehabilitate abused Mustangs

Wild Horse Rescue Center, Florida. Image: Orlando Sentinel.

Volunteers find purpose working with horses When Jorge Pousa volunteered eight months ago to put his strong back to good use at the Wild Horse Rescue Center, he expected to muck stalls and occasionally tackle fence repair. But Diane Delano, owner of the Webster-based nonprofit, knows a thing or two about matching humans with horses.… Continue reading Unique ranch helps rehabilitate abused Mustangs

Horse rescue event this weekend in Mechanicsville

MECHANICSVILLE, Maryland (Oct. 5, 2018) — This weekend, Last Chance Animal Rescue and the Maryland Fund for Horses will host “Appy Fest,” a two-day family friendly festival (Oct 6 and 7) celebrating the rehabilitation and training of some of the 100 plus starving, feral Appaloosa/Quarter horses seized from a farm on Maryland’s Eastern Shore (read their… Continue reading Horse rescue event this weekend in Mechanicsville

Horse racing talks aftercare for the Thoroughbreds it uses

Jockey John Velazquez celebrates as he guides #5 Always Dreaming in across the finish line in the slop to win the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Rob Carr | Getty Images)

LOUISVILLE, Ky — It's that time of year when the spotlight falls on horse racing — what little spotlight falls on it these days — and the industry and its hangers on laud the winner of the Kentucky Derby and turn their thoughts to the Triple Crown. Historically at this time, the powers that be in… Continue reading Horse racing talks aftercare for the Thoroughbreds it uses

Help Tara rehabilitate Mojo and Hotshot — rescued from slaughter

Horse in profile silhouetted against a night sky. Unattributed Google search image.

Tara Laging of Horizons Pediatric Therapy writes: Meet my two new, very sick geldings Mojo and Hotshot. I gave them tough guy names because they deserve it! The pictures don't even reveal the severity. Mojo is a 17 year old sorrel gelding, about 15.2 hands. He is such a loving, sweet boy! He tried so… Continue reading Help Tara rehabilitate Mojo and Hotshot — rescued from slaughter