Category Archives: Recent Rescues

Several Owner Surrenders already in 2016

We have had several owners contact us that could no longer care for their horses.  These horses body scores range from 1 being the lowest to 3 being the best out of 9 on the Henneke body scoring scale.  Horses … Continue reading

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Our Experience With Kauffman Kill Pen and Saving Two Horses

Recently we had the experience of working with horses that were purchased for the purpose of going to slaughter.  I was introduced to this type of thing via FB by a friend who was already rescuing horses and donkeys from … Continue reading

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Two Arabian Foals Rescue Story

Care For The Horses Blog I would like to thank everyone for their patience with the research being done by Care For The Horses regarding how and where these foals were found in the desert. Due to the fact that … Continue reading

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Pedro Rescued 11/4/14

Pedro was attacked by a pair of Pitbulls who dug under the fence and attacked him.  He had terrible wounds which in some cases were quite deep.  Pedro was taken to the vet at the request of his owners and … Continue reading

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Vegas 6/1/14

Vegas is a 20+year old gelding and is 15.2HH.  He was purchased by a family from the auction so he would not be bought by meat buyers. His owner became ill and can no longer care for him.  Vegas is … Continue reading

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Peanut & Butter 6/12/14

Butter is 6 years old and was a BLM burro in the roundup of 2011.  Butter is very sweet once caught and loves brushing and kisses. Peanut is a 4 year old jack and has been gelded.  Butter is his … Continue reading

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Lacy’s Story – Picked Up as a Stray 3/9/14

Lacy and her friend a little goat were picked up on March 9th near Moson Road and Palo Alto.  Lacy was wearing a halter and dragging a lead rope.  The goat was found in the long brush near by.  You … Continue reading

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Moonie Rescued 12/5/14

Moonie was turned over by his owners after much pressure from concerned citizens that saw him wandering around the countryside. He had not been fed for 11 months and just got food when he could from the sparse ground. He … Continue reading

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Dusty Rose 1/3/13

Dusty Rose’s owners no longer wanted her due to her old age and state of health.  They were going to turn her out into the desert. Some good folks took her in and cared for her and then contacted CFH … Continue reading

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Phoebe’s Story 2/12/13

                Phoebe came from the same home as Filly did.  When her owner realized that he could not afford to feed 4 horses he called CFH to take her.  Filly appeared to be … Continue reading

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