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It is not whether your words or actions are tough or gentle; it is the spirit behind your actions and words that announces your inner state.

Rene Char

A collection of our thoughts, tips and tricks, resources, training and adoption news, and pretty much everything that crosses our mind!

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#ThursdayThoughts: Comet Sr., and the Hard Choices

You may have noticed 24 year old Comet Sr. has been in many photos and videos lately getting a lot of extra attention. Partly that's because with his Cushings disease he grows a lot of hair and is shedding badly, but part of it is also related to his arthritic and fused knee. Every day we find ourselves questioning what is right for Comet ... and there are no easy answers.

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Tax Receipts on Demand

One thing is clear in the non-profit world - there is a lot of confusion regarding what is required and not required. For example, when are tax receipts required? We discuss that and more this week for #ThursdayThoughts

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#ShowSomeLove to GSH Horses This Valentine's Day

We'd love to fill our barn with love during these cold winter days. Please #ShowSomeLove to a GSH horse today by sending a Valentine!

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GSH thrilled to be awarded HSUS Forever Foundation Scholarship

We are proud participants in the HSUS Forever Foundation thanks to a scholarship from the Humane Society of the US. To help equine rescues place more horses, the Forever Foundation provides trainers and volunteers with a video-based learning program and hands-on training to enable them to efficiently work with their horses and get them adopted.

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Studly Dudley Needs Your Help!

What to do with a 23/24 year old stallion? We need your help!

Studly Dudley is a pretty cool dude, all in all. But he has a problem ... he's studly. And at 23/24 years old, castration has a lot more risks. But, we do not have a stallion safe area for him to retire without being castrated. So we find ourselves in a conundrum.

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Helping People, not just horses

When does "Closed for intakes" not exactly mean closed? When it's an emergency, of course.

GSH doesn't just exist to help horses, we exist to help people in addition to horses. No one, rescue, individual, or whatever, can help every horse that needs help, which means you have to learn to say no, and make your choices.

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