Baby mustang rescued after Mama hit by car.






A baby mustang is saved after her Mama was hit by a car.  This is what LRTC and Wild Horse Connection does, day or night, 24/7, in Nevada.

Good job, everyone!!

Welcome to another world, Braveheart!

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Meet Braveheart he is our newest orphan emergency rescue. Thursday night at 8:50pm I received a call from the sheriffs. They were on scene of a horse vs vehicle accident, they said the horse took off towards the little lake and it may have a broken leg. My first call was to Shannon then Cindra to go see if they can get eyes on the horse. Shannon called and said we have a very young probably a week old orphaned foal. The mare was deceased with the Stallion and foal standing over her. Cindra was up on the road for traffic control incase there were more horses around or the stallion decided to take off that way. I immediately called in Tracy and Deana for emergency transport and to assess the condition of the foal to see if he needed to get into the vet. Thankfully he was just fine, they got him loaded into the truck for the 45 minute drive. Where he had a bottle and was able to get warm, eventually falling asleep on Shannon’s lap for most of the drive. In the meantime I called Linda with LBL and told her I am bringing in a week old colt. Linda got out of bed and immediately went to get the foal nursery ready. When we arrived at LBL he was such a good boy walking with his first halter and lead rope, up the driveway through the gate and into the foal nursery. We got him settled in and Linda pulled the first night shift. He didn’t want the panel separating them so Linda went and slept on the floor next to him. Later that morning he got to go out and meet some of the other horses and he stayed in the stall next to his orphaned sister Sadie. A huge thank you to Shannon, Cindra, Tracy, Deana for always being there when I need you and to LBL for jumping with a minutes notice when I have a foal or critical horse to bring in. More updates to come. If you can make a donation in honor of Braveheart for him and all our orphaned foals they send a milk cover muzzle kiss to you.

MAY BUCKET FUND!: LAST CHANCE CORRAL abandoned nurse mare FOALS!   Read the story here.   We have reached our goal!  Please Click here to donate!  All donations are 100% tax deductible.  Thank you in advance!

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FUND TOTAL AS OF TODAY:  $835 (Thank you!)   We’ve saved POWDER PUFF 2/7/22 ($800),  EDDIE 2/9/22 ($1200), SURSHA 3/16/22 ($780),  BABY FRED 4/7/22 ($650)

Horse and Man Foundation, Inc has a new Fund button. KEEP THEM OFF THE TRUCK FUND. This Fund will go on all day, all the time. It will always be here. If you want to save a horse or donkey from slaughter, you know we will do that here.

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Today was FERNANDO THE FARRIER day!






Today, Fernando came to trim all of the horses.  I love Fernando (he’s so good and funny and helpful and smart…) and the horses do, too.

*As you all probably know, California has a very hot real estate market right now, especially where we live.  So, lots of people are selling their homes and second/rental homes.  Sadly, Fernando’s landlord is selling the home he and his family have lived in for 7 years.  Fernando needs a modest 3bdrm/2bath rental for his family…

**IF YOU KNOW OF ANYONE who has a modest rental in the Central Coast of CA (from Santa Maria up to Bradley) please let me know.  There are very few rentals out there.  And, Fernando is the best.

PHOTOJOURNAL

Norma was first to come up to the halter. I am sure she just wanted to “get it over with”. It is so unusual but the last 2 shedding seasons, Norma has not shed normally. Instead, her hair becomes tangled tufts that I have to cut out. I think it has to do with having more hair (donkeys don’t get Cushings but she has symptoms) during the winter.  At 29, she’s still perky and engaged but she is starting to have old lady ills!

Ethel Merdonk has to be bribed… but at least she is getting much better about her feet.

We got to chatting and I forgot to take a pic of Gwen. Here she is afterwards… she was 27 on April 23rd.

BG was a champ. Fernando cut off her elbow corns. She looks much prettier.

Wrigley, perpetually skinny and high strung, is getting much much better as he matures. I had to look at his papers because I couldn’t believe it myself when I did the math. On April 30th, he turned 14. Wow.

Here’s Finn, approaching to intimidate Wrigley out of his food. I had to act quickly. (Wrigley is really a redhead. His hair is RED in the sun.)

Finn got his special hay and Missy Miss was in the back, ruining the trough water by dunking hers.

This was her turn. MM’s blondie locks are starting to come out this summer.

Mo needed to inspect everything.

Afterwards, Fernando was showing me a picture of his daughter at prom while all the horses gathered around. They act like they hate getting their feet done, but it is all horseplay!  (Finn in the back, Wrigley with his head up and Missy Miss at the hoof stand.)

MAY BUCKET FUND!: LAST CHANCE CORRAL abandoned nurse mare FOALS!   Read the story here.   We have reached our goal!  Please Click here to donate!  All donations are 100% tax deductible.  Thank you in advance!

NEW BUTTON. DIFFERENT FUND. LET’S DO THIS!

KEEP THEM OFF THE TRUCK FUND.

FUND TOTAL AS OF TODAY:  $835 (Thank you!)   We’ve saved POWDER PUFF 2/7/22 ($800),  EDDIE 2/9/22 ($1200), SURSHA 3/16/22 ($780),  BABY FRED 4/7/22 ($650)

Horse and Man Foundation, Inc has a new Fund button. KEEP THEM OFF THE TRUCK FUND. This Fund will go on all day, all the time. It will always be here. If you want to save a horse or donkey from slaughter, you know we will do that here.

All donations are 100% tax deductible!  Thank you!


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