UPDATE on our MAY BUCKET FUND HORSES! PLUS: An opportunity to help these horses through HAND-MADE CARDS!!

We are mid-month and I wanted to show you the miraculous recovery some of these 53 horses we are helping through the DROP IN THE BUCKET FUND in May.

First of all, it is amazing how good food will cure so many ills, eh? Groceries.

Luckily, many of these horses were young.  They may have everlasting issue due to the lack of nutrition, but they are fighters.

You can read the original story here.


Here are updates on the 4 horses we featured:

1)   22 year-old mare who was very pregnant and very, very malnourished.  Well, she had her foal… but it did not survive.  It might have survived if the mother had any strength to birth him properly.  But, as it was, she could not rise or lick his sack off of his nose.  No one knows if he was born alive. He was still in his sack when they found him in the wee hours of the morning.

The mother gave no indication that she was going to foal that evening.  When she was found having foaled, she was laying down.  Unable to rise.

She finally did rise.  Sadly, the mare is checked out and depressed.  The volunteers are fighting so hard for her.  Everyone is doing their very best for her.  Brushing, nurturing, lots of great food, fresh water… they all wonder how many foals she has lost in her previous horrid conditions.

This poorly mare delivered her foal but she was too weak to tend to him and he either was stillborn or perished/suffocatd in his sack. She gave no indication she was going to foal…

2)  Skinny mare with horrible coat.  She is doing very well!  Although still very skinny – with love and nutrition, her new coat is looking better.  This girl has a clear path to recovery thanks to her volunteers.

She looks much better!

3)  Coming 2 year-old filly who couldn’t stand and had to be propped up with hay bales.  Her recovery is remarkable.  Yes, this foal was taken first, about a month ago.  She was so bad, she was removed before all the others.

Look at her now!  She has had the best care for a bit longer than the others.  Wow!

She is still small, but she looks great! A job well done!

4)  The coming 2 year-old that was less than 200 lbs when he arrived and smaller than most weanlings.  You might not be able to see how skinny he was due to his rough coat, but they say he was very, very bad.  Touch and go bad.

This 2 year old colt weighed less than 200 lbs!! He is so much better.

THANK YOU FOR HELPING THESE HORSES!  We are $1600 short of our goal.  I’m trying to think of ways to continue growing our Bucke Fund for these horses.  THERE ARE 53 to nourish back to health!  Donate here!

All donations through this button are 100% tax deductible!

ALSO, One of our very supportive readers, Doris, sent 60 handmade cards for us to use as a promotion for these horses.

Doris McQuiddy took all of these lovely, scenic photographs, printed them all, cut them to size, added her special signatures, added photos to the back –  and sent them to me FOR THE BUCKET FUND HORSES!!!!

Thank you, Doris!

Click the below buttons and we will send to you a selection of these handmade cards (shipping included)!  We only have limited sets so come get ’em!


–Set of 4 cards for $20 per set  CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE A SET OF 4 CARDS

–Set of 5 cards for $25 per set  CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE A SET OF 5 CARDS

All the monies we will then donate to the May Drop in the Bucket Fund!  You will love these cards!  Such a bargain for all this love!

All the cards are beautiful and come with envelopes. I will select a nice set for you!

All beautiful photography by Dorothy McQuiddy. She created and printed these cards with love for the Bucket Fund horses.

Even the backs of the cards have so much detail!



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