Category Archives: Rescues

Skipper’s Story – A Sick Belgian Horse Who Refused To Get On the Trailer to Slaughter

Skipper’s story (reprinted with permission from Coast to Coast Draft Horse Connection) This is Skipper – Skipper refused to get on the trailer to the slaughterhouse. We did not know much about him, except that he was smart… smart enough … Continue reading

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Free Spirit Sanctuary Looking to Expand Property and Save Wild Horses From Cull

Dr. Sandie Hucal, who runs Free Spirit Sanctuary northwest of Cochrane, said she’s looking to expand the operation, which is already at capacity, by leasing at least 30 additional hectares in the western foothills. “What we would like to see … Continue reading

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Please Help First Lady – Tenir Promesse.org

UPDATE Thanks to generous donations from concerned people, First Lady has had surgery and is on the mend.  There will likely be permanent damage due to the extent of the wound and the neglect in having it attended to.  The … Continue reading

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The Business of Broker-Owned Horses

Conestoga Woman Saves Horse From Slaughter After Being Contacted by “Broker Program” He is a big black beautiful horse. Or at least he was. Brownstone, nicknamed Brownie, moves around his stall with a nervousness that tells his story even better … Continue reading

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Massive Horse and Mule Dispersal in Crossfield, Alberta

July 21st, Irvine Tack & Trailer in Crossfield, Alberta is auctioning off 80 to 100 horses and pack mules, a partial herd dispersal from Ron Warner Outfitting Ltd. Irvine Tack & Trailer is owned and operated by “horse dealer”, Scott … Continue reading

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Jobless woman rescues Point Given’s son

By Susan Salk on November 30, 2012 Elizabeth Reeves Smith of Lexington, KY., had been painfully unemployed for 11 months when she first laid eyes on the son of racing superstar Point Given languishing, all beat up and tired at … Continue reading

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The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada in Psychology Today

Cathy is a donkey, not a woman! “So you’re unlikely to hear about her on the evening news. But the underlying principles are pretty similar.The next time you experience relationship conflict, think about Cathy’s Tale and all the people and … Continue reading

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