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Ani’s road to Happily Ever After

After a year and approximately $9,000, Anastasia has journeyed from slaughter to sanctuary… and Happily Ever After is closer than ever. Generous donors saved the stunning registered Missouri Fox Trotter from an Oklahoma kill pen in March 2019 and asked if Swingin’ D Horse Rescue could provide sanctuary. She was so profoundly lame, we were […]

Slaughterproof your horse


After saving dozens of horses from slaughter, we’ve noticed some recurring themes. Kill pens burst at the seams with horses whose owners failed to give them the one thing that could save their lives: Value. First and foremost, horses are expensive. The purchase price, adoption fee or bail is the cheapest expense you’ll ever have […]