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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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Vidalia

NOVEMBER 2015 Update: Vidalia has made amazing progress. We know very little about her but she is becoming a really nice mare. She was extremely skittish and standoffish when she arrived but will now meet you at the gate. Came in June 2015. More info to come as she progresses. For more info, contact Dani Horton …

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Glitter

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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Obstacle Challenge results

The Hope Equine Rescue Obstacle Challenge, hosted by Time to Shine Equestrian Center, was held November 21, beginning at 10 a.m. The event, located at 4000 N Combee Road in Lakeland, was open to horses, mules and donkeys. Divisions included In Hand, Posse, Open/Advance, Youth, Novice and Green Horse. See registration form for class regulations. There were …

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Trooper

JANUARY 2016 Update: Trooper has now been socialized and we are beginning to do ground work with him. He will be a good size and has some beautiful movement. NOVEMBER 2015 Update: Trooper is currently being socialized with our other babies and is still learning and gaining weight. We are still working with him until the right …

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What do we do? Open House Oct. 24

Ever wonder what Hope Equine Rescue actually does? What programs do we offer? What do you have to do to be a volunteer? What kind of horses do we have available? Learn all of this and more at our annual Open House on October 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be …

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Labor of Love Show raises $3,200 for rescue efforts

  Time to Shine Equestrian Center hosted the Labor of Love Horse Show, benefitting Hope Equine Rescue, on September 5. The event, which featured rescued horses from a variety of non-profit organizations in Central Florida, helped to raise approximately $3,200 for equine currently in the care of Hope Equine Rescue. “Time to Shine has been …

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Angel

JANUARY 2016: Angel is now under saddle and is successfully being shown at local horse shows. AUGUST 2015 Update: Angel is still at the rescue and now available for adoption. She is being routinely handled by our volunteers and has even had practice trailering. December 2014: Angel is an eight-year-old mare. She needs a confident, experienced …

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