Rescue Stories

Texas Parks and Wildlife Rescue

[caption id="attachment_11773" align="alignleft" width="300"] 25 miles of washboard road to the highway[/caption] After a negotiated agreement was reached last week with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, two of our folks took off to Big Bend State Park, just a few miles north of Presidio, Texas. Fifteen...

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Back a zillion years ago the “ranch” existed in my backyard. At one point we had around 30 horses behind the house, and about half that many volunteers on a daily basis. One of them was a teenager who insisted that her mom had dragged...

Hoof Prints In The Sand

[caption id="attachment_11390" align="alignleft" width="225"] The deformed foot[/caption] Like car wrecks and calls from Aunt Bertha, they seem to come in groups of threes; unrelated, from different places, yet they share the same physical problems. Yesterday it was leg injuries, severe enough that normally they would have...

Buck and Ramona

Why Choose a Rescue Horse? Together We Prevail [caption id="attachment_11363" align="alignright" width="300"] Buck[/caption] Background I went to the habitat with the intention of helping and healing horses in need. When my day there drew to an end, I was usually drenched with sweat, dirty and powerfully hungry, yet strangely...