Stories

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...

Maddy + Blaze

Breed Rocky Mountain Age Twenty Two Sex Gelding Color Chocolate Dapple Height 14.2hh I have loved and worked with horses from early on in my life, but my outlook on them changed when I was given Blaze. He was half blind, skittish, and formerly abused. After fighting...

Kate + Watson

Breed Paint Age Nineteen Sex Gelding Color Bay Tobiano Pinto Height 14.3hh When you hear of an FEI dressage horse, you typically think of a magnificent specimen that has been respectfully bred with the most intricate care and research in order to successfully produce...

Angelica + Stormy

Breed Arabian Age Six Sex Gelding Color Dappled Gray Height 14hh Stormy was bought unnamed from a Louisiana kill pen just two hours before he would have been shipped to slaughter. He was very underweight, just skin and bone. He came to us with a case of very bad...

Shawnee + Ryder

Breed Gypsy Vanner Age Three Sex Gelding Color Black/White Tabino Height 14.2hh He was an Appaloosa named Apache. I did not realize when I bought him that he was extremely head shy and spooky. We slowly started to realize that he had been abused at one point in time....

Faith + Aerion

Where do I even begin the story of me and Aerion? I received my first horse when I was nine years old. She was an old competitive mounted shooting quarter horse named Reba. Reba was my best friend for years until she was called up to greener pastures. I was devastated when she…

Kim + Cajun

I had always had horses. I had a farm of my own for 14 years, but due to divorce I placed all of my horses and could no longer have any. I went around 10 years without one. Then I met Cajun. I was going through a rough time, as my daughter’s husband at the time was on his way…

Paula + Sparrow

My story begins when I moved to the US in 2014 coming from Brazil, my birth country. My husband was transferred and I had the opportunity to start anything that I wanted to do. I decided to do volunteer work and found Save the Horses (Horse Rescue Relief and Retirement). I…

Kaitlyn + Jack

There was something magical the day WBF Timelord, (aka Captain Jack), came to the barn. He was bailed from a kill broker’s lot in Pennsylvania and brought home to quarantine and find his forever home. Our barn owner had bailed him after seeing his photos and video online.

Rae + Bug

I discovered Bug through a sale ad on Facebook and I instantly felt an attraction towards him. I had begun my horse search a month before, and he sounded just like who I was looking for. I vividly remember the day I first met Bug. He was cross tied and being groomed when I…

Heather + Hero

I wasn’t really ready to look for a horse when Hero chose me. I was out at the rescue to donate massage to another horse when he got my attention. He was leaning over the fence looking at me in a way that I just couldn’t ignore. All the horses at this rescue had been bound for…

DeEtte + River

My journey with River began when I was a toddler just coming out of diapers, some 47 years ago. There’s not a time that I can recall never loving horses. I was a typical tomboy, horse-crazy, farm girl who believed that God meant for me to be a horse. My first horse came…