Responsible Rescuing Part 5: Who Owns a Rescue Horse? And Other Silly Contract Rules

*These are just some things to think about that I’ve learned from my experiences with rescue, along with some background research I’ve done on the world of horse rescue (Interviews, data, actually reading articles, personal experience, etc.). You don’t have to take me at my word. In fact, please don’t. Do your own research and …

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Intro 1425A

Edie Falco is not an equine veterinarian. She's not even a healthcare professional (See Nurse Jackie) In fact, it doesn’t appear as if she’s had any horse experience whatsoever. Wait, I forgot about Pie-O-My that Tony Soprano owned. Does that count? Didn't think so. So why, other than she’s a famous person telling you so …

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Animals and Facebook, or How to Get Thrown in Facebook Jail

Has anyone else had friends or Facebook page/group members banned for a month or so? Have you been banned yourself? Did it come after you posted an ad selling your horse, or horse related items, or other animals/animal related items? You're not alone apparently. It seems that ever since PETA bought a share in Facebook …

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Standardbred Aftercare

I've known about this for quite a while, but I'm finally getting around to actually writing about it. There is finally a standardbred aftercare alliance in the United States! The Standardbred Transition Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting organizations that provide aftercare to retired harness racehorses. Their mission statement is as follows: …

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Responsible Rescuing Part 4: Using the Right Words

*These are just some things to think about that I’ve learned from my experiences with rescue, along with some background research I’ve done on the world of horse rescue (Interviews, data, actually reading articles, personal experience, etc.). You don’t have to take me at my word. In fact, please don’t. Do your own research and …

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