Habitat For Horses

MoZ: A horse on the road to recovery By Debbie Stoutamire Special to The Daily News Published August 14, 2012 “He jests at a scar that never left a wound” — William Shakespeare. [caption id="attachment_11674" align="alignleft" width="119"] MoZ is doing well in rehabilitation at Habitat for Horses in Hitchcock.Photo...

horses in a field

He stood alone in the pasture, looking at the distant shapes of horses as they moved ever so slowly through the darkness, heads down, grazing one last time before they settled in to sleep. Quietly he walked towards them; few raised their heads, most ignored...

Yesterday I drove the truck and trailer to a small town about 6 hours away, spent the night in a motel and arrived at a small house far off the beaten path at 7:30 this morning to pick up one of our horses from an...

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...

Horse bound for slaughter

Back in December I wrote the first article about Bella, "Here's your typical slaughter bound horse." In that article I told you about a horse that was tied to a tree with wire that had become tangled around her foot. During her struggles, the foot...

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...