We have an update on ESTELLE! She was the worst of our June Bucket Fund horses.

An UPDATE on our June Bucket Fund Horses – neglected and starved.

If you missed the original story of our June Bucket Fund horses, it is linked here.

This was Estelle.  The rescuers left her to be euthanized, she was that bad… but… she had life in her eyes so they rallied to save her.

The neglect and abuse was sickening… but these horses are on the way to recovery, thanks to Safe Harbor Equine and Livestock Sanctuary.

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Estelle could barely stand…she was living in manure and filth.

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But, with a careful re-feeding program… and much vet care and TLC…

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And EPM medicine to help her equilibrium…

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And volunteers driving 150 miles – one way –  to pick up THRIVE (re-feeding program)…


They say the weight is coming on slowly... but she can now stand and walk steadily, she is happy and alert... and she has trotted!

They say the weight is coming on slowly… but she can now stand and walk steadily, she is happy and alert… and she has trotted!

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This girl is back with us… she loves her baths, was great for the farrier and relishes exercise time!  What a trooper. Unbelievable what love, food and care will do for the soul of a horse.

JUNE BUCKET FUND:  Let’s help those who have dedicated so much time and energy to help these horribly neglected Tennessee Walking horses – the most willing (and therefore most easily abused) breed out there.

We are just a few hundred dollars short of our goal!  It is wonderful to be able to give back to those who have rescued and supported these very sick horses!

  If you receive this post via email, click here to donate!Thank you for caring about these horses!   This Big Lik stuff has got to end.


JEWELRY THAT BENEFITS THE BUCKET FUND HORSES!  Every donation counts!  Click image to see the new pieces!

JEWELRY THAT BENEFITS THE BUCKET FUND HORSES! Every sale counts! Click image to see the new pieces!

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MT’s artist friend in Poland has sent dandelion necklaces set in eco-friendly tin and bronze on a 32″ chain. The pendant and bale are 2″ long. Gorgeous!

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2 comments have been posted...

  1. Maggie

    So glad she is receiving Thrive. I feed it to my horses. I work with Rainbow Meadows Equine Rescue in Sedan, Ks and they are a distributor for Thrive. We also give it to the rescue horses. We have seen the wonderful results with this feed. No worries about refeeding syndrome either.

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