Not all Heroes Wear Capes

Not again. Wild fires are out of control, this time in Southern California and horse owners and rescuers are scrambling to get their horses out of the way of the raging fires in Southern California to safety. Sadly, first responders report that some horses have died in their stalls (which is why in the video […]

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Pony’s life transformed by rescue

It’s hard to imagine the level of ignorance — or downright cruelty — which would result in letting a pony’s feet to grow into curlicue horns. It’s likely his feet hadn’t been trimmed in a decade. That’s right, 10 years. Poly and a horse, now named Everest, were kept out of sight from the public […]

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Heroes of Texas

In addition to the thousands of people being evacuated from rising Texas flood waters, many animals are in need of rescuing. During Katrina, an estimated 250,000 dogs and cats were displaced or died, according to the ASPCA. Large animals, like horses and cattle, also need to be evacuated, if possible. When they can’t be moved, […]

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Horse survives 6 Weeks in Wyoming Winter

Valentine, a six year old horse, collapsed on a 16-mile trek off a mountain last fall. Wranglers from Swift Creek Outfitters were leading a train of horses out of a base camp for hunting and fishing excursions, racing against a winter storm. When the mare lay down and couldn’t get up, they left her there […]

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Unbranded – The Ultimate Road Trip?

I watched this documentary last night on Netflix. Four recent college graduates of Texas A&M decide to do the “ultimate road trip” and ride mustangs from the Mexican boarder all the way to Canada. The trip had the added benefit of calling attention to the plight of the 50,000 wild mustangs and burros that have […]

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The first shoe drops on AC4H

Back in 2013 there was a lot of news coverage when the FBI raided Another Chance for Horses (AC4H), a rescue that had been associated with some less-than-above-board business practices (it is being investigated for conspiracy and wire fraud) . It’s taken awhile, but the investigation is plugging along. The organization as a charity expired […]

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