If a horse is capable of living a quality life at a sanctuary, then why would it not be capable of doing the same in a private home? In fact, wouldn’t it be better for a horse with more advanced needs to be loved by a family in an adoptive home where it can receive individual attention?
Report analyzes survey responses from organizations that take custody of transitioning and at-risk equines across the United States and Puerto Rico…..
For my 16th birthday, when most girls get a car, I was blessed to get a horse named Cooper and call him mine! I was the happiest girl ever. We had such a bond and a love from the minute we laid eyes on each other. I will never forget the day that we rescued each other!
Today, Prince and I enjoy lots of trail rides together and he also participates in Equine Psychotherapy helping kids and adults on the ground. I’m proud to tell everyone that my horse makes me a better person, and it’s true
As the months went by he would reach out and lightly touch me with his nose, just to be close to me. I think that was a big step for him. He tried so hard to do what I asked. He really loved me, I think, before I loved him.
New Mexico Horse Rescue at Walkin N Circles Ranch adopted out a record 20 horses in their spring adopt-a-thon. The horses were available for adoption after additional training…..
I fell in love with Champ and just had to have him. Champ wasn’t like the other horses. There is something about him that I just fell in love with. We connected so well and it’s like we understood one another.
21 horses were adopted at the 2019 Appalachian Trainer Face Off. The event paired 24 trainers with untrained horses in transition for a 100-day training challenge that culminated in a competition and adoption event…..
The love they share for one another is so special it’s hard to put it into words. Una’s eyes light up when she hears her voice. Una still follows Cariana everywhere she goes. It is a beautiful thing to see the love these two have for each other.
The right horse is a soul horse. They may not be the prettiest or most athletic, but something about them fills a piece of your heart that you never knew was empty. They shape you and make an impact on your life that lasts forever.
The moment they gave me the green light to apply, I went to work on the adoption application. A week later Pilgrim was finally part of our family!
We have stuck right by each other’s side and always will. I am thankful I adopted my best friend.
The Right Horse Initiative, a program of the WaterShed Animal Fund, has awarded $275,000 to Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue to significantly expand their support of at-risk horses in Appalachia….