Trooper

Trooper

Trooper came to the rescue in May 2015. He is an 8 month old colt that was starved and because of the neglect, he is only the size of a 4 month old. He is slowly starting to gain weight and come around but it will be some time before we know if he has any …

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TheLittles

The Littles

The Littles, a herd of five minis (a stallion which we gelded, two mares and two babies), came into the rescue in June 2015. They are all now halter trained and we are working on the other basics.  The two older mares still have some issues with their hooves but that is not something that …

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Hope Equine Rescue Partners with MACY’S for 10th Annual “SHOP FOR A CAUSE”

Macy’s will partner with Hope Equine Rescue to invite customers to participate in Macy’s 10th annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 29, 2015. Customers can purchase shopping passes from Hope Equine Rescue now. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising …

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Local 4-H group to host fundraiser

Clovers on the Ridge 4-H Club will host an Obstacle Trail Challenge Fundraiser, benefiting Hope Equine Rescue, on Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Challenge will be held at Bartow Horse Arena, located at 1702 Highway 17-98 S, Bartow. Challenge will feature beginning, intermediate and advanced divisions. Trophies will be awarded …

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Labor of Love Horse Show to feature rescue classes

The Labor of Love Horse Show, hosted by Time to Shine Equestrian Center and benefitting Hope Equine Rescue on September 5, will feature classes for rescue horses and awards aplenty. All day entry fee is $50 per horse. Gates open at 7 a.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. First class will start at 9 a.m. …

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Rescue to hold 2015 Help a Horse Day event

Bring the family and spend a day on the farm as Hope Equine Rescue hosts an event for ASPCA’s Help a Horse Day, on April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the third annual Help a Horse Day by the ASPCA – a national effort on behalf of unwanted, abused and neglected horses and …

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Velvet

December 2014: Velvet was brought to the rescue as part of a starvation case. Since arriving in April 2014, she has continuously gained weight. She is very easy to handle and work with. She has a very sweet temperament. We will begin her on ground work in the next few weeks (January 2015), and think she …

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Dude

Dude

December 2014: Dude is an approximately eight-year-old Gelding that came from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. Dude almost died from a 4.8 pound mass that was found. The county vet saved his life by removing the mass. We will not know much more until he comes to the rescue for evaluation. He is currently being …

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