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It Starts With Adoption

In the last fifteen years, the United States has seen monumental change on the issue of dog and cat homelessness. Shelter euthanasia has decreased dramatically from 4-6 million deaths annually in 2007…

The New Right Horse Initiative Blog

As you may know, the Right Horse Initiative is a fairly new project and was only formally launched in February of 2017. Since inception, our main focus has been identifying and funding programs that would immediately…

John + Manny

My girlfriend who has been riding for over 20 years took me to the Lorain County Fair, where I hung out with horses for the first time and was hooked! After that, I knew I wanted a horse, but I wanted a rescue. We found Manny on Facebook, and…

Joni + Charlie

Since retiring two years ago, I had been volunteering and fostering at Days End Farm Horse Rescue. Like anyone reading this, I’d always loved horses, but hadn’t ridden in 45 years, and was happy just being around them and helping those in need.

Krislyn + Hidalgo

Fast forward. Two years of blood, sweat and tears, I have an amazing barrel horse. Hidalgo is a ham for the camera and loves to do liberty and racing. He comes running and nickering when I call him and is in my pocket! He will take my phone out…

Kathy + Ruger

When I found him, he was not well cared for, but no one had ridden him in a long time. I walked right into the corral, slid the halter in and touched him all over. Led him around, then saddled and bridled him. I decided to hop on, and we rode around…

Heather + Kindle

She was a rescue who had been waiting to be adopted for a long time, despite having several people very interested in her. She was green and needed a confident person to help her overcome her uncertainty. When I met this stunning little mare…

Karin + Lady Kona

After my illness and during reinvention time a dream began to take shape. I really had no dream or hopes after my aneurysm at all. My biggest hope was to make it to the day and the night. So, all of a sudden there was this equine shaped idea…

Sharon + Susie + Della

The first few attempts were not successful. I was disappointed but I understood. Any horse owner is going to be guarded about the liability issues of allowing an inexperienced person (childhood riding lessons notwithstanding) handle their…

Courtney + Tango

Within minutes of working with him, I knew he was my Right Horse. We brought him home that day. It has been four months now, and he has amazed us at how smart he is. We have gone to four shows and always places in the ribbons. Recently…