Topaz Featured


A Real Gem Finds a New Setting Bay Arabian Gelding Entry Date – 9/22/08 at 23 years of age Type of rescue – Surrendered Reason – Spared from euthanasia Special needs – None In September 2008, when lameness made it impossible for Topaz to continue as a school horse, a riding instructor contacted Linda Davis pleading for the horse’s life. The Foundation agreed to take over his care so that he would not be euthanized and Topaz arrived the next…

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Bojingles “Bo”

Not Just a Pretty Face Grey Arab Mare Entry Date –12/30/12 at the approximate age of 12 Type of rescue – Surrender Reason – Lameness and to Reunite Her with Rescued Pasture Mate Special needs – Special trims and Supplements for Laminitis After more than three months alone in a pasture after her best friend and sole companion Raffie was moved to Equamore Sanctuary, Bojingles (“Bo”) was finally able to join him.  As the truck and trailer approached the property…

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One Lucky Girl Appaloosa Mare – Over 30 years of age Entry Date – 10/14/15 Type of rescue – Save from a “kill pen” Reason – Scheduled for slaughter Special needs – Veterinarian care for her eyes, removal of a sarcoid from her ear, dental care, and hoof trimming Grace was a beautiful, elderly Appy mare. We know nothing of her past. She was rescued from a kill pen in Washington State along with her pen mate Gael. Her history,…

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Percheron Appaloosa Cross Gelding Entry Date – November 28, 2017 at approximately 17 years of age Type of rescue – Intervention by law enforcement and local community members Reason – Abandoned by Owner Special needs – Blind and needs eye treatments to get his eyes pain free Story catch – A Horse with No Name Approximately two months before Juan arrived at the Equamore Sanctuary he lived on a run-down piece of property in Nehalem, OR where he received very…

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Sara Featured


Liver Chestnut Arabian Mare Entry Date – 8/15/08 at age 18 Type of rescue – Seizure by Jackson County Sheriff’s Department Reason – Sever neglect and abuse Special needs – None Sara, a beautiful Arabian mare, came to the Sanctuary at age 18 as part of a four-horse seizure by Jackson County Sheriff’s Department in 2008.  Of the five horses on the property, one of whom had died of starvation, Sara was in the best condition.  After she regained her…

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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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Apollo Featured


A Desperate Case of Neglect and A Remarkable Recovery Bay Thoroughbred Gelding Entry Date – 5/15/09 (Originally rescued by Sanctuary One on 5/14/08) Type of rescue – Surrendered to Jackson County Animal Control Reason – Starvation victim by a hoarder Special needs – Some special feeds The Jackson County Animal Control Agency rescued Apollo when they convinced a “hoarder” to relinquish several horses she claimed to have rescued, but kept in deplorable conditions. The officer saw that two of the…

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“They Used to Call Me Pal.” Breed – Quarter Horse – Liver Chestnut Gelding – Over 30 years of age Entry Date – 12/8/2013 Type of rescue – Homeless Reason – Abandoned Special needs – Special Feeds Equamore Sanctuary received a phone call about a little horse that was fending for himself in the mountains above the Sanctuary. He had been spotted a year earlier, alone and very ill as evidenced by the large amount of mucous discharge coming from his nostrils.…

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Royal Crown (“RC”)

A Hidden Treasure Aradian Gelding Entry Date – February 7, 2013 Type of rescue – Surrendered at direction of Jackson County Sheriff Reason – Severe Neglect/Starvation Special needs – Special feeds Several reports were made regarding a property in Central Point, Oregon with a variety of animals in poor conditions, including horses. After repeated reports from concerned citizens, the Jackson County Sheriff’s office again visited the property and instructed the owners to give up the starving gelding hidden from view behind…

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   She Eats Like a Horse! Bay Thoroughbred Mare Entry Date – 5/26/2013 at approximately 23 years of age Type of rescue – Surrendered Reason – Starvation, Unwanted Special needs – Special Feeds Not much is known of Lucy’s past prior to 2013. A kind trainer rescued her from a home in White City where the neglected mare was starving. The trainer then included Lucy as part of the sale of another horse in the hopes that she could live…

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