Sienna – Gone But Not Forgotten

Sienna - so much happier!  March 2012

  August 2011 This poor sway-backed girl is our newest arrival.  We aren’t sure if she’s going to make it, but we are going to give her a chance.  She came to us extremely malnourished and dehydrated. She was living in an area without water or electricity, and was about 300 lbs. under  weight. Sienna […] Read more »

Horse Adoption

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Adopting a horse is an immense responsibility, but it can be a rewarding and fun experience. If you’re looking into adopting an equine companion, consider the following factors before jumping into a decision: Monetary costs: boarding/ stable fees, veterinary care, dental care, and equipment such as saddles, blankets, and boots, are major financial commitments. Ask […] Read more »

Equine Internal Parasites

Historically, it was too arid and too hot for internal parasites to survive and multiply to numbers that would be of concern for horses living in Arizona and other desert climates. Microclimates including lawns, increased irrigation, crowded housing/pens and an increase in the number of “backyard horses” has, in recent years, exponentially increased the parasite […] Read more »

Sienna says thanks!

Sienna

Sienna loves her shelter and wants to once again thank everyone that helped make it possible – it’s really made a difference on these colder nights! As soon as the sun starts to come up, she is waiting for Annie to come fill her water bucket and hand out the hay! Hurry up already! She’s […] Read more »

Who’s that lady?

Ivory

Here’s Ivory just sayin’ hello! Ebony got some press a few posts ago, and Ivory didn’t want to be left out. She’s as old as Ebony, and is doing pretty well for a really old lady! She loves sharing her shelter and yard with Ebony, and is happy to have a home and a good […] Read more »

Ebony still making music

Ebony

Ebony has had a rough go the last few weeks. Colic, arthritis. It’s hard being old. She’s about 30 – amazingly old! Thanks to Annie’s dedication, Ebony is holding her own. Annie walked her all night when needed. Helped her get back up when she was down. Moved dirt with a shovel so that the […] Read more »

West Nile Disease in Horses

Robin Paterson, D.V.M. Cerbat Cliffs Animal Hospital West Nile Virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that was first recognized in U.S. horses in 1999.  Thirteen years later, the disease is found throughout North America, parts of Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, and continues to cause serious, sometimes fatal, neurologic conditions of affected […] Read more »

I’m no Mr. Ed

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I’m no Mr. Ed, but I’d like to tell you about a few things I could use. Not everyone is comfortable sponsoring or donating, but maybe you’d like to send me a care package (gently used items are fine), so here’s my wish list: brushes, poop rake, halter, hoof picks, 10 foot cotton lead rope, hypoallergenic […] Read more »