That moment

Today I had a “that moment” when I watched a rescue trust for the first time, the look in her eyes was once again soft no more tension no hatred… just pure love and confidence it was amazing to see her finally come around … my 4 year old was in the pasture today playing in the sprinkler and she stood watching him for over an hour ears up and attention was all on him… as she was watching him I was watching her… wondering what was going through her mind … she keep inching her self closer to him and I was about 3 feet from him… it took her a very long time one step at a time and she would stop an stare at him … i wonder if she was scared or if she would charge us but she didnt… I could see the difference in her stance the difference in her eyes and I could all most feel her relaxing as she inched closer to him … she was a mean mare that hated water she just had so much pinned up hurt and anger she lashed out at everyone near… but this time she was different she was relaxed she was focused on him … as the sprinkler started her way I was sure she would bolt she hated water but this time she let it hit her… I was shocked as my little boy played in the water she didnt flinched she just inched closer to him just as I went to reach out for him he reached for her … and oh my gosh she let him and she slowly inched close to where her head was down beside him … I almost cried she trusted him and he had no fear of her normally he knows to stay away from them he would run to us when they even got with in the water area… but this time it was different he didnt and she didnt … she stood as still as she could but would engaged with him with her head only … my heart stopped with the sun setting over the field she had bonded with him… she was so calm so relaxed it was amazing… I dont no her story no one knew who she was she didnt even come in with a name… but today it’s all changed …. always beth

Aftercare

Not sure if you have given it much thought but aftercare is a huge expense on rescues did you know that? I dont mean aftercare for a healthy horse and normal horse care … I mean aftercare after a bail or save … well let me tell you about it .. when a team of angels come together to bail a horse from a killpen or auction house that’s the easy part for most … they do not want to even think about a horse going to slaughter or be eaten or even stomped, starved abused in that long hall of a trip to Mexico and to think some are even cut up alive for some persons meal … so they bail them to go to safety but then what … the donation end there for some people but the expense just starts do you know what happens after that? Most of you are amazing people and help when an where you can and your the breath of fresh air to a rescues you are what helps us help the horses … but let’s talk and be real for a minute… after care begins as soon as a horse is bailed out we start preparing for their arrival we must find transport, get a vet appointment, make sure we have the feed, supplement, medicines, dressing for wounds, and the medical supplies on hand depending on that 1 horses needs, QT must been set up and have to spray and disinfect everything again even though it was cleaned and stored after last use can never be to prepare.. you just never know what they have caught while in those places … and then they unload off the trailer and then the reality sets in the vet gets there and starts drawing blood doing stool samples telling you the best route to take to help that 1 horse and let’s not forget UCD refreed protocol and let’s face it alfalfa is extremely expensive down here and that needs to be stocked up on … now comes tests for that horse to find out what’s wrong with it and then bam your hit with a hard prognosis and now its meds everyday sometime 3 and 4 times a day special feeds and needs to be meet for each horse … and most of the donations are depleted at stage one of this and guess what it has to come out of pocket to provide what that 1 horse needs and on top of that 1 horse they are let’s say 5 others that came in from ACO, OS, KP, auctions or livestock at large which then adds all that plus 5 more … so when a rescue ask for help dont take it for granted that you help bail a horse that’s great but aftercare is where the donation help so very much more… its hard on rescues to keep up with the needs 12 months, 365 days a year, 24hours a day … if you dont know that rescues you see asking for help send them a message or call them and ask them what they do … they will be happy to have you as a donor even if it’s not but a dollar a month … if you dont agree with what they do then they are plenty of other rescue that may have your same mind set and they will be happy to have you to …. always B

Adoption

We have some beautiful souls coming up for adoption would you like to adopt or foster or even donate… we need you even if you have been thinking about but unsure about how it works or maybe wanted to adopt but dont know how give us a call or pm us we are happy to answer any an all questions and you never know we may have your dream equine that’s waiting on you … B

I wonder

Today I was asked what is the purpose of a donation? Let me answer that… when you make a donation of 10cent on up to what ever amount you can… it all adds up you may think what will a dime do well if you and 9 other people donate a dime it will turn in to yep you guessed it one dollar and that one dollar added to what other have donated become 100 and just think you thought a dime could not help … no matter how small if you have it and want to donate dont be ashamed we know how it is trust us NO judgement will come from us … love always B

A face

Why is it that a rescue animal has to wait so long for a home ??? They all want a home and love … iv heard people say rescue animals are damaged… well that is only how you look at it … they need a little more patience and alittle more care your right … but the bond you build will be a lasting effect on that animal … please look at a rescue horse and look past the their appearance right now … dream big and imagine what it could be …. always Beth