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A baby? Yes! Foxy & Timmie

Foxy is a baby mini horse that was born on June 14th, 2015 with an eye injury. The owner, who works full time, reached out for help because they are not able to apply meds to the baby’s eye that are required every 2 hours. We named her Foxy because her beautiful tail looks like…

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Meet Sawyer! June 18th Update

Lucy has been staying at the barn with the temps being 100+ degrees during the day – she’s not sweating. Thankfully, the new PortaCool arrived! Many thanks to the sponsor that took care of this! Willow got a bath earlier in the week and a hooficure today. Thank you Cindy and Roe for helping today!…

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Betsy Rose’s 25th Birthday Celebration

June 13th Tomorrow is Betsy’s 25th birthday and the boys 1st but we’re celebrating today!   Betsy Rose is watching all the activity as the party preparations have begun!! Cleaning Betsy’s suite on her birthday morning! The kids are so anxious!   JoJo says it’s his birthday and he doesn’t have to wear his mask!…

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Barb Wire Injury – new arrival June 9th ~ June 12th Update

June 9th The first song I heard on the radio this morning is Betsy’s Song “I Can See Clearly Now!” I’m taking that as a sign that it’s going to be a bright sun-shiny day!   We have strange things happen here. This dust storm came out of nowhere.   What a hard life these…

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A volunteer speaks out & more! June 1st ~ 7th Update

June 1st “It’s all mine!” Bouie and Frodo really are the best of friends!   The “we are waiting for breakfast” crowd.   Mishka and Baby Ray   A year ago today Mary went to Rainbow Bridge. We love you Mary, always!   June 2nd A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE ~   June 3rd One…

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Silver Belle, Cisco, Donks, Peaches & More! May 14th ~ May 21st 2015 Update

May 14th What do these two now have in common? Permanent tracheotomies!   May 16th Good morning everyone! Daisy’s full of smiles today! It’s going to be another very busy and hot day here. Before it got too busy we wanted to wish everyone a great day!   My escorts this morning. Duke beside me…

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Black Prong Obstacle Challenge Fundraiser & More! May 9th ~ May 13th Update

May 9th Obstacle Challenge 2015 here we are! Cheri McDermott and her team have been working hard on planning making this fundraiser a success and they sure did a great job! It raised $2500 in funds to help the horses!   Black Prong Obstacle Challenge 2015! It’s great!!! Having a blast!   It was really…

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Aaleyah Belle, Peaches & More: May 3rd ~ May 7th 2015 Update

May 3rd Serenity is on her way home to Phil Yarbrough. I didn’t say goodbye. I’ll see her again and Phil will share her with us with updates and photos. She will be meeting my goddaughter, Mercedes, today at her new home.   Serenity is home!!! Thank you Phil!   From Phil: Here ya go…

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Peaches at UF – Update June 29th, 2015

We are scheduled to leave the rescue at 8 am to take Peaches to the hospital. And so the work up begins. Peaches is so sweet. Neurological tests. Peaches cooperates so well. More neuro tests at UF. Blindfolded tests. Need covered arena like this so bad at the rescue! Peaches getting scoped at UF. Peaches…

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Celebration of Life 2015 – April 25th, 2015

Our ‪#‎ASPCA Help a Horse Day / 6th Annual Celebration of Life was AMAZING as well as a huge success! First, I want to give many thanks and much love to my family. They presented me with beautiful flowers and very kind words at the event – totally unexpected, thoughtful, and lovely. They have supported…

Updates

We apologize that our updates have not been making it to the blog. We will be posting several from the last few weeks so stay tuned!

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…