Author:Amber Barnes

Nightmares...

There are times when I have to restrain myself, when it takes everything I have to stay within the limits of the law. Pulling up to a pasture this morning, we saw four horribly skinny horses. A walk through the mud led us to a three...

Amigo Amigo must have been an incredible horse. A dun with a long, black mane and tail, black feet and the dark line down his back. He stood tall and proud as the stable hand loaded him in the trailer. He only had one fault, he...

Nicole finds love "There's something about kids and horses," is an often heard statement in the horse world. Kids and innocence, kids and hope, kids and the belief in magic...

Scooby

Scooby, the Mystery Horse Scooby walked up to someone's house during one of the most rainy periods we've seen in this area. He was soaked, his hair was a mass of knots and mud, he was extremely underweight, and to top it all off, totally...

Shadow

Shadow, September 8, 2001 Shadow came to us September 8th. She spent the last 17 days at the county pens, as required by law, waiting for her owner to show up. We knew no one would come forth to claim her because she was too old,...

Rose, August 11, 2003 She came to us the last week in April of 2003 - old, thin, missing one eye, scared - from an owner that could no longer afford her. She only stayed at the ranch a few weeks as we worked on her...

Ziggy, March 25, 2003 Home - a place of friends, of love, a place where one is accepted with open arms, where food is always available, where others care not for what you can do, but for what you are. That’s where Ziggy is now -...

Ziggy

Ziggy, December 20, 2002 Update: March 25, 2003 - Ziggy finds a home Sixty-five days after the seizure. Ziggy's muscle tone is continuing to improve, as is his attitude. Here he's showing a high degree of curiosity about men in cowboy boots carrying cameras. He's filthy, but...

Ziggy

Update: November 29 Update: December 20 Update: March 25, 2003 - Ziggy finds a home This is a picture of Ziggy after a month of feeding, grooming, worming and tender, loving care. He's gained 90 pounds. His scars are disappearing, his personality is blooming and Ziggy is well...