The Kentucky Humane Society Equine C.A.R.E. program assists needy horses throughout Kentucky. Regrettably, we cannot save them all. Earlier this week, we were asked to help an injured mare, but the wound was too severe. She didn’t make it. One of our Equine C.A.R.E. staff tells this poor horse’s story - and how you can help - on our blog.
You can’t tell by looking at him now, but Abner, a beautiful Thoroughbred, had a rough start in life. His mother had severe birthing complications and the owners needed immediate assistance to save the baby. The very next day, our KHS Equine crew arrived to rescue Abner and transfer him to one of our rescue partners, Dark Horse Training Center.
By Jill Saudan
Free roaming horses thundering across an open plain, galloping down a steep ravine, disappearing into the woods, tails held aloft, manes flying--something every equestrian gets to see, right? Well, no. We see them in the movies, on the covers of magazines and books, on television, but actually seeing them with your own eyes is an experience not too many people can take off their bucket list.