April 16th ~ 20th 2015 Update

April 16th Sisco, Athena, and Serenity. A cute little herd. But Serenity will be going home soon. She’s has a new human family! Phil Yarborough has opened his heart and home to this very special girl! April 17th Willow was introduced to Peaches yesterday. It’s the first time Willow has had an equine friend in…

Easter Weekend Update Word Press

This past weekend was very busy. On Saturday, UF students came out to visit and to do an interview. I always love it when we have an opportunity to share the horses, their stories, and raise awareness about helping horses! The joy seen on the ladies faces when they put their hands on the horses,…

March 31st – April 5th Update

March 31st Beauty getting her acupuncture treatment today. She’s no worse. We are still icing her feet. I said I’d never ride a horse again with an English saddle but I couldn’t resist. I’m an incomplete quadriplegic and can’t feel anything below my neck – I’m just not comfortable in an English saddle. Well, yesterday…

Beauty Needs Prayers – March 29th

I need to ask everyone for prayers for Beauty. She’s my heart horse and I love her dearly. It’s because of her that Beauty’s Haven came to be. If you are unfamiliar with her story, a short version can be found on the "About Us" page of our website at www.bhfer.org. Beauty foundered a couple…

March 24 – 27th Update

March 24th JoJo had lost his mask. Again. Donovan is doing well. No more abscesses. Now, if only he would sweat! Matilda’s eye is much better. Presley is doing better. Daisy loves running and playing with the boys. They are so fun to watch! She was having such a good time she wiped out and…

March 21st – 23rd Update

March 21st Yesterday, we were blessed with a group of visitors from the Equine Photographers Network! What an awesome group of people! EPN is an international association of 200+ photographers! Betsy Rose was the main attraction and she soaked up the extra attention (and the cameras)! EPN is having their Winter Meet Up in Ocala…

March 17-20 Update

March 17th They are following the leader… and guess who is always the leader? Yep, JoJo of course! March 18th A beautiful sunrise this morning as we watched the fog roll away. Have a great day everyone! All three trying to follow me into the storage cabin. The porch just wasn’t big enough. Don’t forget…

A Wonderful Weekend March 13th – 15th

March 13th – 15th It was a beautiful day at the rescue! Betsy Rose got a hooficure on Friday. This is Dr. Julia holding Betsy for Stephanie while we review Serenity’s lab work. We all seem to always be multi-tasking. LOL A number of other horses got hooficures over the weekend as well. This was…

March 7 – 10 Update: JoJo, Sophie, CaryLou, and More!

March 7th "Mommy Theresa whatcha working on? Can I help?" JoJo is almost getting too big to come and go from the office. Look at that backside! Lol! It’s not as big as it looks – there’s LOTS of hair there. A big "thank you" to everyone who came out today to help! The new…

Emaciated Mare, Matilda, Daisy, Betsy March 3 -6 Update

March 3rd The vet bills have arrived. Betsy Rose’s bill is $579 which is for x-rays, exams, nerve blocks, various lab work, etc. She is IR and she does have Cushings. The good news is that she is better. The bad news is that we need to get her vet bills paid. Donations can be…

Mare In Need Mar 5th, 2015

I’ve been working on trying to find a good place for this mare but I am not having any luck. Her current owner took her in from a bad situation but doesn’t have the resources needed to rehab and care for her – the mare needs help. She needs complete vetting, dental, and farrier work…

BH February 18 -21 Update

February 18 – 21 Update Betsy Rose got her acupuncture/TENS treatment last Saturday. Some of her lab work came back, but not all, and Dr. Julia pulled another test (thyroid) this past Monday but we likely won’t have those results back until next week. From what we do know, Betsy’s glucose is high and her…

BH February 11th – 16th

February 11th Good morning from the gang! Happy horses! Little E in the morning sun. Mishka – he’s so cute. He moves his lips when you talk to him and if anyone were watching, they’d think he was really having a conversation. Love, love, love these kids! Thank you Ruth and RC for giving them…

BH February 16 – 18 Update

February 16th Mini donks lined up for attention. JoJo, Jazzy, and Daisy. Tomorrow I hope to post an update and share a lot of photos taken over the last several days. Here’s Daisy with her first ever Valentine Day card. All of the horses loved their cards! Baby Ray proudly displaying his Valentine’s Day card….

BH February 6 – 9 Update

February 6th Betsy Rose has such a kind heart. Cookie always reassures Daisy that Dr. Mangan will take good care of her. February 8th JoJo showed up bright and early to help with the office chores! Finally getting the round pen back together!! Mishka rammed through the gate many weeks ago and broke it. Aaleyah…

Matilda

BH February 1st – 4th Update

February 1st “Mommy Theresa I know you’re in there! I just want to come in and see you for a little while. We all miss Princess and I know you’re sad but if I can come in I’ll cheer you up some!” Well, JoJo did come in and cheered us up. He looked for the…

Beauty and Princess

Beauty and Princess – beautiful and proud Arabian mares that were pasture pals. Beauty is adjusting with Princess now gone to the Bridge. It will never be the same – we miss you Princess.

Princess Update January 31st evening

Please pray that Princess has a smooth crossing. I know GMan and Solace and many other friends will be there to greet her. She has a strangulating lipoma. She will soon be pain free and whole again. While our hearts break. We love you Princess. Always.