Rescue Success Stories

5K Run Leads Woman's Feet To Her Heart Horse(s)

Story written by Courtney Thompson, submitted by Hope’s Legacy Rescue History of Horses I started riding horses when I was just five years old. At age nine, I started asking my parents for a horse of my own. My dad, who grew up on a dairy farm, suggested we get […]

brown rescue horse with his damn

Rescue Success Stories

Sherman The Tank

Story submitted by adopter Bebe Edwards Sherman was born at the Horse Protection Association of Florida (HPAF) farm. His mother Tequila and four other horses had been seized by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and then relinquished to Horse Protection the week before. Sherman was stout and tough from the […]

woman kissing brown foal

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A Volunteers View

Story submitted by Equine WellBeing Rescue Volunteer. What it means to be a horse rescue volunteer Most of the stories I have read have been by the rescue about a volunteer. I thought I would give a different perspective of what it means to me to be a horse rescue […]

Rescue Success Stories

Charlie Finds Her Angel

Story submitted by Elyse Marriner. I never planned on owning a horse, but the little fiery red mare had a heart full of passion and curiosity. I was drawn to Charlie like a magnet.  Every time I showed up for a lesson and was assigned a different horse to ride, […]

Off the track thoroughbred takes on cattle at western clinic

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Adopted Thoroughbreds Try Cattle Sorting

Story submitted by Chelsey Burris Off-track Thoroughbreds are versatile. While they are becoming highly sought-after partners in many English disciplines, they are also becoming increasingly popular in Western sports. On May 8, three Friends of Ferdinand Inc. (FFI) graduates and one adoptable horse—Bisque, Is He Proud, Vindication Ally and Soy […]

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