Equamore Blog

Silver Anniversary Auction Items

A number of valuable items has been donated to be auctioned at the “Beyond-the-Finish-Line” Silver Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, May 7th, 2016, at Equamore Sanctuary. Check them out here. Items include vacation packages, furniture, dinners, and more. Check them out.

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Our “Horses Needing Homes” Service

We provide our “Horses Needing Homes” web page in an effort to help people looking to re-home their horses. The horses on this page are not Equamore horses. They are horses whose owners contacted us for assistance, but whose horses were not taken into our Sanctuary. We have not made any independent inquiry into the horses’ descriptions or conditions. Please contact the person listed in each post if you are interested in a particular horse.

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You Must Be Kidding

My feet have been hurting again. They were really bad when I first came to Equamore. The people tried new trims and special supplements, but that was not enough. Then I had boots which I quickly I took off and hurled through the arena like missiles! Ha! Then I got shoes. I was okay with the shoes – they helped a lot. But lately my feet started hurting again. So what do the people do? They start the old routine…

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Good Words for Animals

Pope Francis I, invoking the teachings of his namesake St. Francis of Assisi, delivered an historic Encyclical Letter subtitled “On Care for Our Common Home.”  The letter calls for human beings “to respect creation and its inherent laws,” some of which cover the relationship between human beings and animals. “In our time, the Church does not simply state that other creatures are completely subordinated to the good of human beings, as if they have no worth in themselves and can…

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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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