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Amanda + Beauty

As I began getting my confidence in riding back after three strokes, I was looking for a horse who is sure-footed and could help me with my balance. In nursing school at the time, I knew I needed a laid-back horse who did not mind me not showing up every…

Students as Stakeholders

If you are like me, from the time you were learning how to walk and talk, you knew your life would revolve around animals. From rescuing my first kitten, to adopting my heart horse…I’ve continued to be inspired by people who…

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.