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A collection of our thoughts, tips and tricks, resources, training and adoption news, and pretty much everything that crosses our mind!
September Adoption Special: Eliana & Vanessa
For the month of September, adopt two horses and pay one adoption fee (the higher fee if one horse has a higher adoption fee). For mother/daughter Vanessa and Eliana, who could not only be a great riding team but could even be a great driving team if trained, that means $550 and an adoption contract will take them both home.
The #SoYouThinkYouCanTrain Youth Training Challenge is Complete!
Congrats to our nine teens and their nine former ISPMB mustang horses (aged 2-3) for completing the #soyouthinkyoucantrain #youthtrainingchallenge! They used the Forever Foundation Plan 4 Progress program and did great! Stella has a home but the other 8 need homes still!
A Taste of Freedom
The Fourth of July is all about Freedom. The horses define freedom a little differently. Thanks to a lovesick mule (Emmett) who opened two panels on the round pen, and a small area in a fence, Cola & Di took full advantage of some freedom today.
Hamilton's Recheck with Dr. Ted Vlahos
Hamilton, 2 year old mustang gelding from the ISPMB neglect situation, traveled back to Cody, WY for a recheck with the vet who gave him a chance to live. Hamilton was born missing most of the coffin bones in his hind feet, and with Dr. Vlahos' help now is a healthy, happy two year old!
Unpacking the Saddlebox with Mariah!
SaddleBox is a "Monthly gift of happiness for your horse". It's a subscription based service that sends a box of horse-related items every month. Adoptable horse Mariah was happy to assist because this month included no-sugar treats - and since she is insulin resistant she can't have most treats so these are exciting for her!
Run free, Comet
Prayers for Comet, who heads to Greener Pastures this morning to join so many loved horses who have gone before. His Cushings is progressing rapidly, he has stopped taking his meds, is barely eating, and his weakness and balance problems are progressing at an alarming rate, from a slight wobble ten days ago to stumbling while walking straight to nearly falling while turning. We are heartbroken but it is time.