Category Archives: Janine

Go to a Horse Auction – its an adventure that will change your life, and theirs.

I wish more people would jump in their truck and head to their local auction, outbid a killbuyer and bring a lucky horse home.  It’s really not hard to do!   In fact, it’s easy and a very rewarding experience. … Continue reading

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Horse Slaughter – Will the SAFE Act actually SAVE anything?

Today I came across a post from 2011.  It was after I had spent the day at the State House in MA fighting to Ban Slaughter.  Back then, I was optimistic that the battle would be won swiftly; and with … Continue reading

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Landfill Sanctuaries: Rolling hills and green grass for retired horses.

If you think about a single problem long enough, and hard enough, you will eventually come up with a solution – often many solutions; some rational, some feasible and some completely outrageous.  I have thought long and hard enough about the … Continue reading

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An equestrian experience that exceeds your dream horse aspirations.

It’s really hard to stand quietly in line at Starbucks and listen to the couple ahead of me discuss the revenue of breeding their dog.   I don’t understand why people breed any animal when it’s fairly widely known that the … Continue reading

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10 tips to sustainable horse rescue

I am never one to criticize rescues that implode and find themselves in the horrific position of too many mouths to feed and not enough funds to cover the hay bill.  Given the overwhelming flow of unwanted horses, it is … Continue reading

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We are Equestrians. We don’t give up.

We are equestrians, we don’t give up.  We don’t go home when we fall off: we either go to the emergency room or we get back on.  We don’t shy away from hard work.  We lift heavy bales of hay, … Continue reading

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Rescuing at Auctions is all about Strategy

Rescuing horses is all about strategy – and fortunately we have one.  In today’s challenge, we have a Momma and Baby tagged separately at New Holland Auction.  This means they will be auctioned off separately.   Since baby is too young … Continue reading

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When did I become so Desensitized?

It is truly amazing to me that so little is being said or broadcast in the news & social media regarding Orlando.   In the past few weeks I have been overwhelmed with conversation/arguments online about gorilla cages, parent responsibilities and … Continue reading

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Day four of my summer vacation

Day four of my summer vacation starts really at Midnight on day three because I arrived at the hotel at 12:15 only to learn that they had given my room away because they assumed I was a no-show.  Little did … Continue reading

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EMERGENCY = Rescue, regardless of whether it’s cats, dogs, donkeys or horses.

Growing up on a farm surrounded by potential dangers like horses, farm equipment and an unruly rooster; EMERGENCY meant RED ALERT, take action: Danger Ahead, Duck, Run, Stop, Call 911, Grab Mane, Yell Loud, Something is Dying, Something is Loose, … Continue reading

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