MAY 2016: Two years old; 14.0 hands; Not sure of breed (maybe Paso cross); Filly Ground work started. This filly is very laid back and easy going. She will be extremely easy to train and would make a great kids horse with training and age. Has a little bit of food aggression but it is …

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MAY 2016: Three years old; 12.3 hands; Appaloosa gelding. Ground work started. Has some severe food aggression issues we are working on. NOT A CHILD’S PONY. May be with a lot of work and several years down the road he may make a great kid’s horse.

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  MAY 2016: Five years old; 14.1 hands; Cracker gelding. ADVANCED handler only. Has had 30 days under saddle with a trainer but loves to buck. We brought him back to let him mature and do more basics with him. WILL NOT ADOPT TO BEGINNERS. JANUARY 2016 Update: We are still working on Angelo’s training issues. …

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  MAY 2016: Eight year old; 14.1 hands; not sure of breed; Mare. This is a really nice mare. She is very smart and will test her handler. If you give her guidance and leadership she will do anything for you. If she knows she can get away with being in charge she will run all …

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  MAY 2016: Four years old; 13.3 hands; Cracker Gelding. Ground work started. Will be starting under saddle this year. Very smart and athletic. This horse has tons of potential with an experienced handler. He is a very sensitive reactive horse and needs a quiet, confident handler. DECEMBER 2014: Approximately 3 year old Gelding. He needs a confident, …

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Rescue to host Help a Horse Day fundraiser; educational event

AUBURNDALE – Hope Equine Rescue will host its 3rd Annual ASPCA Help a Horse Day fundraiser and educational event on Saturday, April 23, from 1 to 6 p.m. The event will be held at Hope Equine Rescue, 1200 Dixie Drive, Auburndale. The event is the largest fundraising event for the rescue, held throughout the year. …

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New Year Equals New Goals for Rescue

AUBURNDALE (January 16, 2016) – It was a busy 2015 for Hope Equine Rescue. Now that the year is over, it’s time to focus on 2016 goals. “We grew too fast,” Dani Horton said, of the past eight years. “We need to focus now on getting the volunteers that will help us get our horses …

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JANUARY 2016 Update: Glitter is still available and we can’t believe it! She is being ridden consistently. Very quiet. She is also showing well at local horse shows, most recently taking a first place ribbon in a category with 18 horses! NOVEMBER 2015 Update: She has such a presence about her that demands your respect. She …

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