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A Moment of Contentment and Relaxation

A Moment of Contentment and Relaxation

i Jan 05, 2017 by Tiffany Ring

The lovely sorrel mare gave me a moment today that reminded us WHY we do this and a reminder of why we have a policy of treating each horse individually. You see, that's Vanessa. She's a 6-8 (best estimate) year old mustang mare who came from the ISPMB neglect situation. As we've stated, when faced with 800+ horses that needed help, we made the[...]

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Welcome the Lucky 8 from the ISPMB Seizure

Welcome the Lucky 8 from the ISPMB Seizure

i Oct 31, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

For a background and information on the current county impoundment and pending seizure of the horses at the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs & Burros,
please read this series: From Salvation to Starvation: How a Wild Horse Crusader's Dream Went Bad.

Welcome the lucky 8 from ISPMB who made it on our trailers yesterday and came[...]

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Meet Ash, weanling Mustang from Teddy Roosevelt National Park

Meet Ash, weanling Mustang from Teddy Roosevelt National Park

i Oct 07, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

Gentle Spirit Horses Rescue & Sanctuary welcomes Ash, weanling Mustang colt from Teddy Roosevelt National Park, into our program. Known as Arizona in the park, Ash has come to GSH due to a problem in his hind end that currently makes him unsound with an uncertain future. In the first two weeks we focused on rapid gentling and he has now been[...]

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Volunteer Opportunities! Pasture pickers and Feeders needed!

i Jun 07, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

We are quickly getting done with spring maintenance and moving into summer training and handling time! We are looking for people for the following jobs at the Humboldt, South Dakota location:

1) Pasture pickers - commit to at least 2 times a month (once a week would be great) to come out and pick out the smaller paddocks - the mini's pen, the[...]

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Bless the Broodies

Bless the Broodies

i May 01, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

May is Mother's Day month! Broodmares are one of the most needy horses - desired, loved, needed while they could have babies; often not trained, then when they are no longer needed or when breeders stop breeding they have no choices or options. Your support lets us help broodmares either retire or be trained for a new career and learn love for who[...]

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Mason - Training Evaluation

Mason - Training Evaluation

i Mar 20, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

Mason's foot is feeling much better, and he's calmed down a ton, so before taking him back out to pasture we did his evaluation today. Mason is 12-13 years old and is reported to not have been ridden in 6-8 years. When he first came in he was anxious and pushy, and he still has some quirks but he's becoming a very nice horse. Today he took[...]

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Light at the End of the Tunnel ... end of QT!

Light at the End of the Tunnel ... end of QT!

i Feb 26, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

Sorry for the lack of horse photos lately - Nina needs a new phone as it doesn't take great pictures and Tiffany is up there in the dark. Tiffany (who is sick) whined last night that we haven't posted anything but event and business type posts all week and Nina responded by sending her pictures today. We work together well that way. Though the[...]

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2016 Starting with a Bang!

2016 Starting with a Bang!

i Jan 17, 2016 by Tiffany Ring

Four horses - Hannah, EZ, Angel, and Rubi - left for their adoptive homes today. Three horses - Moxie, King and Paison (now named Mason) came into our Adoption Program yesterday. Three more horses come in next week - Sabre, a Saddlebred gelding enters our Adoption Program; Sampson, a Paint gelding enters our Rehab to Adoption Program; and Comet, a[...]

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An Impactiful Trip to the Lower Brule Reservation; Introducing Ina, Mato, Gleska, Tahni and Chikala

An Impactiful Trip to the Lower Brule Reservation; Introducing Ina, Mato, Gleska, Tahni and Chikala

i Nov 08, 2015 by Tiffany Ring

Today, we made a trip to the Lower Brule Reservation near Chamberlain, SD, after being contacted by a vet about some young horses who were in need of help quickly. A kind young man had come into her clinic this past week and asked for help rehoming his young horses, as he was taking a job in Texas and leaving in a week. With little information, we[...]

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RIP Queenie, May 23, 1985-Sept 20, 2015

RIP Queenie, May 23, 1985-Sept 20, 2015

i Sep 20, 2015 by Tiffany Ring

With heavy hearts we regret to announce that 30 year old Society Golden Queen, one half of our famous elderly couple Sam & Queenie, was laid to rest at 12:30 this afternoon. About six weeks ago she suffered a serious choke, which we were able to clear and get through barely. She has not been quite right since, lost weight, has slowed down eating,[...]

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