SAWYER HAS JOINED OUR HEAVENLY HERD

May 5th, 2017 Sawyer followed me around this morning after finishing his breakfast and having some pal around time with Lucy. I was delivering hay and, by the time I got to the 3rd paddock, I knew something was wrong.  He was looking at his tummy – one side and then the other.  We took…

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FLY WITH ANGELS SWEET PENNY

May 4th, 2017 There’s a new bright shining star in the sky tonight. Penny has joined our heavenly herd. She was blessed with so many humans who loved her. All three of her mom’s were with her when she went to Rainbow Bridge – Penelope, Theresa, and Elizabeth. And her human big sister, Bri, was…

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BABY NOAH – OUR HELP A HORSE DAY RESCUE

04/18/17 Our 8th Annual Celebration of Life/ASPCA Help a Horse Day is on Saturday, April 22nd, and almost every year, a horse in need finds its way to Beauty’s Haven just before the event. Well, this year, it’s not a horse, but a baby lamb with an injured leg! The baby will be arriving this evening and will be…

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Cookie’s Eye – Not Good News

Earlier this year, Cookie appeared to be depressed – she just wasn’t herself. With her history of cancer, well, I was just concerned. Dr. Specht ran some blood work and some values were all over the place. Then Cookie developed chronic imflammation in her left eye and was put on eye medications which didn’t seem…

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The Odd Couple

03/16/17 Little E has been quite the gentleman – he’s been letting Emma borrow his blanket for this cold spell. She’s still having issues in her neck but she is a happy little girl. Magic absolutely loves his blue flymasks! Senior citizen Sawyer and little Lucy. The odd couple. 03/17/17 JoJo and Jazzy patiently waiting…

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COOKIE’S EYE – IS IT CANCER?

February 12th, 2017 Cookie’s eye is worse. Dr. Mangan will be checking it tomorrow when he comes to hopefully, remove the lavage from Magic’s eye. Almost three years ago, Dr. Mangan performed surgery on Cookie at UF when she had cancer.  He did a great job.  He had to remove much of her lower left…

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AMVETS RUN FOR THE HORSES

March 6th, 2017 I was really disappointed that I was unable to attend the AMVETS Post 444 Poker Run fundraiser for Beauty’s Haven.  Our family had already planned a get-away for the same weekend.  But we hear that it went very well and we truly appreciate their support – they do awesome things for the community!…

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UPDATE ON EMMA – THE FILLY THAT WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES

02/23/17 Emma’s bandages are off, staples and stitches are out, and she’s sporting her new socks from Sox For Horses! These socks are a great alternative to bandaging and they’re easy to use and maintain! I have no feeling or sensation in my hands so leg wraps/bandages are difficult for me to put on the horses. I…

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Bolero Horse Adoption Network Helps Emma!

02/24/17 Bolero Horse Adoption Network, sponsored by SpanishHorseTack.com, is composed of Bolero Gaited Horse Adoption Network and Bolero Appaloosa and Spotted Horse Adoption Network. Their members network gaited and spotted horses that are in kill pens destined for slaughter, as well as those that are currently, in horse rescues. The groups were named for Summer’s…

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HSUS ADDS $5K TO EMMA’S REWARD – WHO SHOT EMMA?

Friday, February 17th, 2017 Emma is feeling better this evening. I was concerned about her yesterday as she refused her breakfast and didn’t lay down for a nap which was quite unusual as she generally does so a few times throughout the day. She ate some of her lunch and all of her dinner. Then the coughing…

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SHOT FILLY IN THE NEWS AND INCREASED REWARD

February 16th, 2017 Emma – the 3 year old filly that was shot.  She has undergone surgery to remove bullets and fragments and is currently recuperating back at the rescue. Emma is really good for her bandage changes as well as taking her medications. So far, all looks good. The swelling in her knee has…

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REWARD OFFERED TO HELP BRING JUSTICE FOR EMMA

February 14th, 2017 When I said we’ve been busy working on finding a path to justice for Emma, I meant it. This little filly suffered and it wasn’t shotgun pellets that got her – it was bullets. When I met with the surgeon, read his report, and saw the evidence – I was overwhelmed with…

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Emma Injuries Are Worse Than We Expected

February 7th, 2017 Leaving Emma at the Ocala Equine Medical Hospital on Monday afternoon was one of the hardest things ever, even though I knew that their veterinarians and staff are absolutely wonderful and would do a great job. Her surgery was in the morning and took quite awhile.  Here they are sewing up the front…

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Emma’s Surgery – She Believes!

February 7th, 2017 “Mommy Theresa I’m ready for this! I’m a little scared but Dr. Lugo says I’ll be asleep the whole time. And you’ll be there, right? He says he’s going to take away the things in my legs that are making them hurt and that once it all heals, I’ll feel much better!…

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EMMA – SHE’S LOADED WITH BUCKSHOT

February 6th, 2017 Our attempt to pick up the filly yesterday evening was unsuccessful. She wasn’t bearing weight on her left front and when we were told that she had not received her pain medication for the past two days.  We made sure that she received it before we left. Since she was too uncomfortable to load…

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FILLY USED FOR TARGET PRACTICE? THIS IS URGENT!

February 5th, 2017 A vet contacted us about a three year old Quarter Horse filly that was shot – he does not want to euthanize her and we are her last hope. She has multiple buckshot fragments lodged in her.  The vet found her with blood from her nose and mouth from the wound over…

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MAGIC’S INJURY

January 13th, 2017 Yesterday was not a good day for Magic but he knows that it will get better. He has an issue with his right eye which needs to be treated for several days. Yesterday, he learned that a flymask wouldn’t gobble him up. He’s such a brave boy! For those who don’t know…

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TINSEL’S FREEDOM – THANKS TO YOU!

December 31st, 2016 We have wonderful news! Dr. Mangan saw Tinsel last weekend and her eye is much better! She’s only on one eye medication now!  As he was examining Tinsel, little Betsy Rose let it be known that she was not at all happy that Tinsel was standing in her place in the aisle-way….