Rescue Success Stories

The Doo-Wop Donkeys

We instantly agreed when asked to rescue donkeys on their way to an unfortunate future. We don't exactly know how this unlucky band of five mamas and their babies were rounded up and headed off but we were given the opportunity to give them a better future with little time left on the clock.

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Braego - Proof you can have more than one soulmate!

Have you met your soulmate? I have. twice actually. Some horse people call them a soulmate, others prefer “heart horse”. Twice in my life, I had the extraordinary good fortune to find my four-legged, swishy-tailed soulmate.

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Cupid - A Story of Love, Fate and Happy Endings

Some people make extravagant plans on Valentine's Day. Some people get surprises. On February 14, 2019, I headed to pick up what would ultimately be the best Valentine’s Day surprise I have ever received. I answered a call from local law enforcement about an emaciated horse that needed help. They weren’t sure if he was going to make it.

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A True Blessing

When a Colorado horse rescue went to pick up a new trailer, they had no idea they’d be using it that very day.

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Dharma - How Did You Know I Needed You

Story submitted by Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary. "It was just two weeks after I lost my heart horse, and I was absolutely reeling. I didn't know which way was up or how I was going to go on.How did you know I needed you?"

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Forget War Horse: One Ornery Mule Leads National Charge for A Home For Every Horse Program

Missy Mule blazed the trail in a new program battling America?s unwanted horse problem when she became the first equine to find a new home as a result of A Home For Every Horse on The program is a collaboration between The Equine Network and The American Horse Council?s Unwanted Horse Coalition which helps America?s unwanted horses.

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Dakota—saved by a loving volunteer

Story submitted by Horse Helpers, Inc., dba Horse Helpers of the High Country This was an ad Elizabeth, one our volunteers sent me off of Craig’s List with the accompanying picture: pet horse for sale – $500 I have a roughly 4 year old horse he is very tame leads and […]

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Journey's Life Saving Journey with Happy Horse Haven (HHH)

Meet Journey, who had truly made quite the Journey in his life. This gentleman was found on the side of a Texas road in Waco. Journey was unclaimed and therefore went for rehabilitation at Happy Horse Haven’s rescue facilities. Journey was a unique story; not only was he emaciated when […]

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Ginger Spice

Ginger Spice, is an aged chestnut pony, and her job in life was visiting burn victim patients to help make them smile. After a successful term visiting burn victims she started giving pony rides. Unfortunately a few months after she started giving pony rides she was found emaciated and in […]

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Tango's Story at Ranger’s Legacy Equine Rescue

Tango is a three year old grade Quarter Horse Cremello gelding that arrived at Ranger’s Legacy Equine Rescue on April 7th, 2013. He was a starvation case. This is his story told by Crystel Denton: On the morning of April 5th, 2013, I received a call from a gentleman that he […]