Rescue Success Stories

More This 'n' That from Mikey's Rescue Mission

I sure want to thank everyone who’s been saving a little heart-room to keep up with the saga of Mikey’s rescue mission of the blind mare abandoned at a livestock yard. Once she’s had a chance to rest up, I’m sure Mikey will have her own stories to tell; can’t […]

Rescue Success Stories

"I Gave the Horse a Big Hug From All of Us"

I just heard from Mikey again. She and the blind mare made it to Shiloh Horse Rescue in Nevada today with no trouble. Other than being a little stocked up in her legs, which is to be expected after having just had her neglected feet trimmed, the mare took the […]

Rescue Success Stories

Blind Mare is Now on the Road With Mikey

We’re freshly back from our drive to meet Mikey E. at the livestock market and help her get the object of her mission–a blind mare who has a welcoming committee waiting for her at Shiloh Horse Rescue in Nevada–trimmed up and into her trailer. We arrived before Mikey did, so […]

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Report from Mikey's Rescue Bus (Saturday a.m.)

Mikey just called to say she’s about 2 1/2 hours from the livestock market. Cell reception is spotty in Idaho’s mountains, so we didn’t get to dwell long on the phone. Details of her drive will have to wait–but the good news is, the sun’s coming up, so she won’t […]

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Get to Know Mikey as She Goes on Her Mission

What kind of person would drive 2,400 miles to rescue one abandoned blind horse, with a promise to take care of its overgrown feet while she’s at it? Get some answers here, from her blog (check out her front truck plate at right–which pretty much says it all.) http://thehorseshoeinghousewife.blogspot.com I […]

Rescue Success Stories

The Horse Nobody Wanted: Part 2

Shiloh Horse Rescue in Nevada has agreed to take in this blind horse, who was abandoned at a livestock auction after eliciting no bids. When I wrote last week’s post about the blind horse left at a livestock auction after no one would bid on him, I expected some riled-up […]

Rescue Success Stories

Rescued Horse is Paint of the Year

When a young girl became the owner of a horse bound for slaughter the deck was stacked against them. Eight years later Becca Barron and her Paint horse Joker's Wild have come up with a winning hand -- the APHA's top honor.

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