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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.
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.
Babysitters Wanted! Adopt or Foster a young horse today!
Everyone loves babies, right? GSH considers every horse under 3 a baby since we start them under saddle at three. That doesn't mean they don't learn things or have training, but it's age appropriate prior to that.
Next steps for Sampson
One of our very special adoptable horses, Sampson, has started the next step of his life.
Ash is done with rehab!
Yesterday was yearling Ash's SIX MONTH anniversary of his surgery ... and officially the end of his rehab period.
ASPCA Grant Awarded to Help with ISPMB Seizure Costs
As most of you know, Gentle Spirit Horses has been working hard after taking in 17 unhandled, thin, wormy mustangs from the ISPMB neglect and seizure situation in Lantry, SD this fall, which amounted to a 50% increase in horses in our care at our South Dakota location.