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Bravo

A Loose Horse Is A Loose Cannon Bay Morgan Gelding Entry Date – 12/21/10 Type of rescue – Abandoned Special needs – None Bravo was an abandoned horse in the winter of 2010 when the Sheriff’s Department received a call that he was roaming around the North Medford area. Residents said he’d been loose for days and had tried to get into a field with several mares. Since the Sheriff’s Department has no facility for housing large animals, they asked…

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Sanctuary Picnic & Friendship Drive

Friendship Drive! We are hosting “A Thousand Friends of Equamore” Sanctuary Picnic and Friendship Drive. We continue our efforts to find more “friends” for our horses and to move further toward our goal of having all of our core expenses – feed, vet care, hoof care, utilities, etc. covered by recurring donations. We are at 60% of our goal. That means that every month we struggle to raise the other 40% ($8000) of the basic costs of caring for our…

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New Scare Lights

The humans put new panels in the roof this week. I’m not sure what this is all about, but the result is scary squares in my stall and in the aisle outside my stall. Incredibly creepy. I will never understand humans. The day they installed them I was in the fields and had no idea this was happening. My little person let into my run and as usual I trotted by nicely into my stall. Then I saw them, and…

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I Go Crazy Sometimes

I have not blogged in a long time. I have been busy for sure.  Between grazing, grooming, eating, and running the mares off of Finn, I have a job and a half. But lately I have been thinking about how most horses live in one world and I live in two. My Equamore world is really great. I eat, I roam the fields with Finn and Dusty and I even play a little. I have worked on being more approachable…

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A Horse’s Eye

A horse’s eyeballs are the largest of any land mammal and magnify everything fifty percent larger than we perceive it. http://practicalhorsemanmag.com/article/eyes_091003-11326 A horse’s eyes are located on either side of his head giving them a wide circular view. This is an advantage for a prey animal needing early warning of predators. This panoramic vision is ‘monocular’ which enables them to view their surroundings on both sides, with either eye. http://www.horsewyse.com.au/howhorsessee.html. The horses’ binocular vision comes into play when both eyes…

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