Baby Autumn was our Bucket Fund almost a year ago…
If you remember the story, she was born on a feedlot and immediately orphaned (you know why…). The feedlot attendants didn’t know her dam was pregnant so they had no idea that there was a tiny foal lying in the dirt there.
Luckily, after 13 hours, someone found her and called Rescue workers at Hope for Horses. It was several more hours until she had her first meal.
It was no surprise that even though she had been rescued, she quickly crashed.
Here is a piece of her original story linked here.
WELL, IT TOOK A VILLAGE BUT… a year later, look at her go!!
I received this email from HOPE FOR HORSES this week:
Hello Horse and Man!
Here are recent pictures of Autumn, taken on her birthday this last Sunday the 28th. There are a lot more similar pictures on our hope for horses facebook page. She had a homemade, horse healthy cake and had loads of fun prancing around in her birthday getup. She definitely felt like a princess that day!
Everyone here at Hope for Horses and Autumn herself cannot thank you and the readers enough for what you have done for this miracle filly. Without your donations and support, who knows where we would be today and what Autumn’s situation could have become.
She is definitely a special horse and will become a great partner when she finds her forever home. We have taken her to fundraising events and through bowling alleys and she has spent time with foster children and countless volunteers. Each and every day we look at her and can’t believe she was the sickly little filly we met exactly a year ago.
We plan on keeping Autumn in our care for another year as she is not yet suitable for Adoption. She is still uncomfortable in a herd situation and we are continually working on socializing her safely. We will be spending the next year properly socializing her and beginning her training.
We asked fans on our Facebook page to send Autumn birthday cards. This journey was not just our experience, it was yours too and we would love to hear how Autumn has impacted your lives! If you would like to send her a card you can send it to PO Box 1790, Woodinville, WA, 98072. And if you want to stay updated on Autumn and the goings on at Hope for Horses, please follow our Facebook page.
Once again, Thank you for following Autumn’s story.
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