Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Beyond The RaceTrack, Thoroughbreds Have More Life!

In 2013, SaveTheHorses took in two off-track Thoroughbreds from Florida. They were both born and raised by a Thoroughbred owner who was always very responsible for her horses.

Rose-A-Day was Kentucky born in February 2, 1996. She raced a few races then was retired to become a good mother and raised 4 foals. She has not been ridden in 14 years but she has been used for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and is a wonderful life coach. 

Blazing Chief
 Blazing Chief, born in Kentucky, April 14, 1996 came with Rose-A-Day to retire in new homes. Blazing Chief is a gelding and was also used for Equine Assisted Psychotherapy sessions as a life coach. 

The breeder's parents, living in Canada, needed care and the horses needed to be cared for because the Florida farm was being sold. There are many good Thoroughbred owners who care about their horses life beyond the track. She knew other owners who have sent horses to SaveTheHorses and knew they would never end up in slaughter if sent here. 

We agreed to take Rose-A-Day and and Blazing Chief, along with another Thoroughbred mare, Lovely Timber, who is adopted. It's been 4 years and we are still caring for Rose-A-Day and Blazing Chief. We desperately need to find a sanctuary farm for the horses that may never be adopted. There are many, some older, some injured, some blind, some just so fear trained, it is heartbreaking to know their horror stories are not fiction but true and their distress was caused by humans. All these horses trust other horses, some may never trust humans and we understand that and will never let them get hurt again. The only way to keep that promise is to keep them under our care and watchful eye. 
Rose-A-Day and Chief are always together. Both 20 years old and best friends forever!

Rose-A-Day and Blazing Chief are available to the tender-hearted person who will give them a good home together. Rose-A-Day has a bit of slow growing cancer so a summer sun shelter is needed or a stall during the long hot summer days. They are both kind souls and will give more than they will take from you.  They are living on a large pasture with a large run in and do well. If they speak to your heart, contact Info@SaveTheHorses.org 

When we have a sanctuary, we will have space to say 'yes' to more needy horses. We are planning to make this dream come true in 2017. Please be part of this venture and help us SaveTheHorses. 
Think about 'Joining The Herd' and make a monthly donation of any amount. It all adds up to saving horses lives. 

Thank you for your continued support and your compassion. 

1 comment:

Pam said...

Rosa and Chief are the sweetest. I have been caring for them and love them dearly! They really need somewhere with a barn and must stay together.