Throw Your Heart Over

thecityhorse:

I haven’t been thing angry over an auction posting in a long time. Please share & signal boost this poor old guy with the hope that someone can give him peace in his final days, or have him humanely euthanized and save him the terrible death that awaits via slaughter. 35 years of loyal hard work, a personality solid enough to have been a loyal summer camp horse who is surely remembered fondly by countless kids… And dumped in a slaughter pen because at 35 his age finally caught up on a mountain trail ride.
 I hate people, I hate then more and more every day.
Listing as posted by the auction:
If this had been a “S” month, Nicholas would be named “Saintly”. This old boy is said to be a Quarab and we were told that he is 35 years old. He has spent his life being a good boy and was used as a kids camp horse and in the trails. He could not keep up on his last mountain ride and so his owner brought him to the kill pen today. He is 15.2hh, in good weight and pretty sound. He gets along well with others and does everything asked of him. His feet look good and he picks them up easily. Nicholas is a good old boy that is friendly and anyone can ride.
Deadline: 7/22/14  Location: Sunnyside, WA
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10100143814243086&id=118500253
 Please reblog.

thecityhorse:

I haven’t been thing angry over an auction posting in a long time. Please share & signal boost this poor old guy with the hope that someone can give him peace in his final days, or have him humanely euthanized and save him the terrible death that awaits via slaughter. 35 years of loyal hard work, a personality solid enough to have been a loyal summer camp horse who is surely remembered fondly by countless kids… And dumped in a slaughter pen because at 35 his age finally caught up on a mountain trail ride.


I hate people, I hate then more and more every day.

Listing as posted by the auction:

If this had been a “S” month, Nicholas would be named “Saintly”. This old boy is said to be a Quarab and we were told that he is 35 years old. He has spent his life being a good boy and was used as a kids camp horse and in the trails. He could not keep up on his last mountain ride and so his owner brought him to the kill pen today. He is 15.2hh, in good weight and pretty sound. He gets along well with others and does everything asked of him. His feet look good and he picks them up easily. Nicholas is a good old boy that is friendly and anyone can ride.

Deadline: 7/22/14 
Location: Sunnyside, WA

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10100143814243086&id=118500253


Please reblog.

bridle-less:

cows are apparently alien creatures
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bridle-less:

cows are apparently alien creatures

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kazuha159:

flashinglightsandecstasy:

musicalbunny:

I think this is necessary to post. I see a lot of people “saving” bunnies.

"*Bunnies are one of the most frequently “kidnapped” mammal species.*Mothers dig a very shallow nest in the ground that is easily uncovered when mowing or raking the yard. If you find a rabbit nest-leave it alone!!*Mother rabbits only return to the nest two or three times a day, usually before dawn and right after dusk. *To determine if they are orphaned, either place a string across the nest in a tic-tac-toe shape or circle the nest with flour. Check the nest the next day. If the string or flour is disturbed, the mother has returned. If not, take the bunnies to a rehabilitator.* A bunny that is bright eyed and 4-5 inches long is fully independent and does NOT need to be rescued!*If you find a bunny that does need to be rescued, put it in a dark, quiet location. Bunnies are a prey species and while they may look calm, they are actually very, very scared!”


Never knew this, keeping this for reference

As a student of Veterinary Medicine I can completely confirm this! Do NOT take them out of their nest unless you’re 100% sure that the mother did not come back for them after at least one day!

kazuha159:

flashinglightsandecstasy:

musicalbunny:

I think this is necessary to post. I see a lot of people “saving” bunnies.

"*Bunnies are one of the most frequently “kidnapped” mammal species.
*Mothers dig a very shallow nest in the ground that is easily uncovered when mowing or raking the yard. If you find a rabbit nest-leave it alone!!
*Mother rabbits only return to the nest two or three times a day, usually before dawn and right after dusk. 
*To determine if they are orphaned, either place a string across the nest in a tic-tac-toe shape or circle the nest with flour. Check the nest the next day. If the string or flour is disturbed, the mother has returned. If not, take the bunnies to a rehabilitator.
* A bunny that is bright eyed and 4-5 inches long is fully independent and does NOT need to be rescued!
*If you find a bunny that does need to be rescued, put it in a dark, quiet location. Bunnies are a prey species and while they may look calm, they are actually very, very scared!”

Never knew this, keeping this for reference

As a student of Veterinary Medicine I can completely confirm this! Do NOT take them out of their nest unless you’re 100% sure that the mother did not come back for them after at least one day!

(via everythingmith)

bridle-less:

Someone should bail this poor guy out :(

Missing Horse Alert!

As has happened so many times before, a horse we carefully identified and posted at auction is being sought by his former owner. If anyone knows who purchased this horse from Mike’s Auction this past Saturday, please contact us privately.

Hip 848 - “Triumvirate,” 2009 Thoroughbred gelding by Atticus and out of Jet Set Bride (by Slew the Bride). 3 starts in 2012, last at Golden Gate Fields. 15.3 hh. Kind eye.

This horse’s owner had him out with another rider on a trial basis.  He went through Mike’s Auction in Mira Loma, CA.  The owner is trying to find him.

Auction Horses Rescue

Hashtag is one of those very lucky ponies who had someone fall head over heels and will give him a great new home . Little young Hashtag went from being found living in a dog kennel to finding a great home in just a few months . Ironically he will be a guide dog ,in a way ,and also learn to do agility courses like his mi ni horse herdmate does
Maybe we should have named him Pluto after all.


Its a wonderful weekend when it starts off with one of these horses finding their home. Thanks to those who help these horses and families unite. Where would these horses be without you ?

Back In The Saddle Project

From Slaughter Truck to Starter Box

bridle-less:

Submitted by: 

I believe everyone should find a chance to read this amazing story of my trainer’s best friend and the draft-cross who she trained up and has become such an amazing, trusting horse after starting out as a spooky, unmanageable horse.

Proof of Angels in This World

This is Jube…

Jube is a cremello foal born to a palomino mare at Toby’s Legacy Equine Rescue in California.  Her cremello coloring is often the result of an inexperienced breeder putting a palomino mare and stallion together in hopes of a golden foal instead of a chestnut/palomino breeding.  (Short explanation - cremello gene trumps chestnut = golden horse = $$$.  Cremello gene x 2 = white foal with pink skin, non-albino.)  Cremellos can have certain genetic weaknesses - in Jube’s case she was born completely blind.  Her disability does not hold her back though - she runs, plays and behaves just like any other foal.

This is Brego.  Brego’s mother came to the rescue a near-wild, pasture bred mare heavy with foal.  As you can see, thanks to the efforts of the people at Toby’s, both mother and baby are healthy and happy.  Mom is learning that not all humans are bad, while Brego has never known anything but kindness.  He is now a rambunctious little devil.

The people at Toby’s decided that Jube would always stay with them, in a place where her special needs can be accommodated.  But she needs a life companion because horses get lonely too, so the obvious choice was to introduce Jube and Brego and hope for the best.  He was enthusiastic, she was stand-offish and bewildered at these new horses in her paddock (she has always been her mother but not with the other horses to prevent her from being bullied.)  Gradually she is coming to accept him.

To follow the story of Jube the Blind & Brego the Brave go to Toby’s Equine Legacy on FB.  Namaste