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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: Photos Tell a Story - Any Story!

I want to discuss something that is very important to us, and that is the power of social media in animal rescue, both good and bad. Social media has made it easy to share animal neglect, and has done some very amazing things in cases of neglect. At the same time, it can be manipulated and used to paint just about any picture you want to paint.

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Worried. Things Have to Change.

It's been a long day.

We got news today that one of our major granting sources is not able to fund us this coming year. While we hadn't *really* counted on it (you can't count on grants) ... in the back of my mind the fear of our hay fund being so low was eased some by the thought of that grant.

Now I'm scared.

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It’s October - Time for Adoption Updates!

It's October which means it's time to hear from our adoptive family! Per your adoption contract, you agreed to send in photos and updates every April and October.

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Check out Rachel’s Progress with her Hoof Rehab!

Our farrier posted a quick "first trim vs now" about Rachel's hooves that made me want to share quickly what we see, and what we do. Sometimes it's easy to forget where we started and how much of a difference we can make with your support!

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Faith is done with her rehab and ready for a home!

After five months of stall rest due to a broken coffin bone, four of them with a shoe for stability, Faith has earned turnout in one of our paddocks.

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Let’s talk rapid growth and contracted tendons… Erin’s story

While we were in Wyoming for Hamilton's procedures, we received a frantic set of text messages and videos regarding Erin. After several months of rehab for the starvation she had suffered, she'd finally turned the corner and was growing and packing on weight very quickly. In fact, too quickly, as she was now showing symptoms of contracted tendons on her hind feet. She was walking and standing on her toes, not her heels, and as the day went by she progressed to a horrifying buckling of her fetlocks that was not only difficult to watch but had us seriously concerned.

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