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Worried. Things have to Change.

Worried. Things have to Change.

i Oct 25, 2017 by Tiffany Ring

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.

I looked around the barn tonight[...]

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Check out Rachel’s Progress with her Hoof Rehab!

Check out Rachel’s Progress with her Hoof Rehab!

i Oct 07, 2017 by Tiffany Ring

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!

Rachel was one of the very first horses that came in to GSH through the ISPMB neglect and seizure case last[...]

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

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

i Oct 04, 2017 by Tiffany Ring

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[...]

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Ash is done with rehab!

Ash is done with rehab!

i May 07, 2017 by Tiffany Ring

Yesterday was yearling Ash's SIX MONTH anniversary of his surgery ... and officially the end of his rehab period. To celebrate he attended an event at Petco where he met many, many people, and got to go from his little pen out to the paddock the other babies including Arden are living in. I took video but he didn't do anything fun, just wandered[...]

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ASPCA Grant Awarded to Help with ISPMB Seizure Costs

ASPCA Grant Awarded to Help with ISPMB Seizure Costs

i Feb 22, 2017 by Tiffany Ring

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. This also has lead to increased expenses which are ongoing as we have x-rays,[...]

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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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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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