rescues Tag

New Stallion

[caption id="attachment_12817" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eyore greets the newest member of the HFH family.[/caption]Going across Texas to rescue horses is a pretty typical day for us. The call came from south Texas. A horse had been seized by law enforcement from a possible drug trade....

Each state has its own laws governing "abuse and neglect." Some are very strict, others just give a minimal definition and leave it up to the law enforcement officer to make a judgement. Not too many years ago it was legal to tie a horse...

Maggie

Maggie Changes HFH's Direction A couple of weeks ago I attended a Horse Abuse Investigator's Workshop, held by the Humane Society of the United States. The workshop was held at HSUS's Wildlife Landtrust at Meadowcreek, Arkansas, far back in the Ozark Mountains. Covering everything from crime...

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...