Remember, the one stipulation generous donors required before they would pay to save Wilma from her inevitable execution, was that whoever rescued her must also rescue Howie and 2-year-old Pebbles. They were so attached at the kill pen, donors felt it would be more humane to let them die together than to force them to […]
New diagnosis may be the key to everything Swingin’ D Horse Rescue has some good news and some bad news about our precious Anastasia. The latest twist in the Missouri Fox Trotter’s long and painful journey may wind up being the answer to all our questions. Donors saved Ani from slaughter 17 months ago. She […]
Yellowstone takes a stand on horse slaughter, whether they meant to or not.
God proved He’s listening once again, this time answering prayers for Anastasia, a beautiful horse we saved from slaughter 18 months ago. Notice the title of this blog didn’t pose the question, “Does prayer work?” That ship sailed for me years ago. Baffled recently by several consecutive days of Anastasia‘s miraculous healing, where she didn’t […]
There is a time for everything under the heavens. Today, as we watched The Ghosts leave for their new home, we felt all the feelings at once.
Rolling in the… There are people who make a comfortable living in the horse rescue industry. They collect enough donations to pay substantial salaries, buy expensive vehicles, and provide perks that many people can only imagine. Horse rescue is a noble venture that takes back-breaking effort; so, good for them for figuring out how to […]
We get asked all the time, how on earth does a perfect horse like this get sent to slaughter?! Sometimes we can guess the excuses and justifications, but I often imagine how the decision must have evolved. Dream Sequence: Bob’s Going to Slaughter Owner we’ll call Christina: “Ol’ Bob’s laminitis is acting up again. […]