Stories

Alec + Joker

Breed Quarter Horse Age 21 Sex Gelding Color White/Brown Height 16hh We had been looking for an older, well-mannered horse for our daughter, Tera. One day this horse popped up on a Facebook page for free. The ad stated that he was abandoned by his owners and would be...

Alexa + Satin’s Angel

Breed OTTB Age 9 Sex Mare Color Bay Height 16.3hh Satin is something special. She raced for two years and had 18 starts. After her racing career was over, she was bought by a woman who wanted to flip her in 30 days and sell her. Unfortunately she couldn't sell her in...

Kelly + Soldier

Breed Morgan Age 14 Sex Gelding Color Bay Height 15.0hh Soldier was a discarded buggy horse languishing in a kill pen five hours away from me. I tried to drum a home up for him with zero interest. He was too plain, too beat up, not type-y enough. I couldn't get any...

Annika + Splash

Breed Mixed Age 12 Sex Gelding Color Red Sabino Overo Paint Height 15.2hh I was planning a move to Oklahoma to work the summer at the main location of the rescue I work for. My boss kept mentioning a gelding out there that he was convinced I would love, and showing me...

Alina + X-Man

Breed Thoroughbred Age 10 Sex Gelding Color Grey Height 16hh Soon after starting a veterinary position at the racetrack, I fell in love with a big grey horse. I loved watching his exercise rider walk him back to the barn from the track with a loose rein, allowing him...

Sue + Spring

Breed Quarter Horse Age 26 Sex Mare Color Bay Height 15.2hh I discovered I cannot handle a 17 hands thoroughbred gelding. As much as I loved and respected him and his race record, I simply could not provide the necessary discipline and structure that he needed upon...

Melanie + Splenda

Breed Arabian/Appaloosa Age 14 Sex Mare Color Bucksin Paint Height 14.2hh In 2015, I began thinking about another horse. You see, I had two beloved mares, and one of them was going to be turning 30 years old in 2016. She had begun to have a few health problems, but...

Danielle + Cali

Breed Paint Age 17 Sex Mare Color Bay/White Height 14.1hh Growing up on the backs of Thoroughbreds, I wasn't too interested in the paint pony that showed up at my barn in early May. My sister, however, fell in love and swore she wanted nothing more in life than to own...

Ashley + Jake

Breed Thoroughbred Age 8 Sex Male Color Blood Bay Height 16.3hh Jake was definitely my Right Horse. I began having a recurring dream when I was ten. The dream was always the same; a mist-filled forest and a herd of horses. I would admire them all, but there was always...

Marisa + Chloe

Breed Miniature Horse Age Three Months Sex Filly Color n/a Height 4hh My mission is to rescue neglected, abused, and abandoned miniature horses, while educating as many people as I can that miniature horses are a lot more than pets. That's how Mini...

Elizabeth + Laney

Breed Thoroughbred Age Six Sex Mare Color Chestnut Height 16.2hh Streamliner, aka, Laney is a six-year-old thoroughbred mare I adopted in April. When I started looking for a project horse for myself, a red-headed, OTTB mare would have been at the bottom of my list...

Amanda + Danny

I adopted Danny ("Where's Danny" IRE) on Saturday June 24, 2017. He is an eight-year-old gelding thoroughbred who was previously a racehorse here in New York at tracks such as Saratoga, Belmont, and Aqueduct. Danny has 40 career starts including first, second, and...