Yesterday I drove 14 hours round trip to pick up King the Foster Horse. I could have hired a hauler to bring him to me, but I really like being involved in the entire process. I learn so much about them by watching how they react to getting in the trailer, whether they eat and… Continue reading First Impressions of King the Foster Horse
I’ve been fostering horses for a few years now. I can honestly say it’s the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done in the horse world. I’ve done a little bit of competing, and I’ve won a few ribbons (nothing very impressive), but all of that pales in comparison to the feeling I get when I… Continue reading Questions I Get Asked About Fostering Horses…
My friend Teri is in the process of setting up a 501c3 non-profit called Breezy Meadow Horse Rescue. Teri’s been rescuing horses for years on her own dime. I’ve lost count of the number of horses she’s picked up, rehabbed, and either kept or found homes for. She is one of the most generous people… Continue reading This is horse rescue.
I’ve had Olaf for two months now. In that two months he’s seen the dentist, vet and farrier, and I’ve stuffed him full of food. I would estimate he’s gained 100 lbs, and he’s got another 200 to go. He was a nightmare for the farrier, but I’ve worked with Olaf just about every single… Continue reading Update on Olaf the Gentle Giant
When you’re in the horse game long enough, people start offering you free horses. Someone can’t afford to feed their horses anymore, they’re dealing with an illness and have no time for them, or their kid lost interest and they’re tired of paying big money for an animal they don’t need. Whatever the situation, there… Continue reading There’s No Such Thing as a Free Horse