Faith Equine Rescue

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Blog posts : "Horse Sense"

New horizons

August 22, 2016

Faith Equine Rescue is looking forward to a brighter and better new year.  We have a new board of directors that we are excited about and looking forward to many positive changes.  The saying "It takes a village" could not be more true as we fight the daily battles of the rescue world.  We have broa…

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Arabian Herd

May 5, 2016

We were contacted by Okeechobee Sheriff Department to assist with a large herd of horses.  At the time we had no idea what type horses these were or who owned them.  Through investigation the owner was located and he stepped up and took responsibility for them.  The horses range from 6 years and on …

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ASPCA Grant Recipient

January 20, 2016

ASPCA GRANT RECIPIENT

December of 2015 has been a busy month.  We gained custody of 12 horses between Okeechobee Sheriff's department and Sumter County Animal Control.   10 of these horses were Paso Fino's ranging from nursing foals to 30 year old mares.  These horses were all the result of n…

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Tips For A Safe Emergency Evacuation

May 26, 2015

With hurricane season almost upon us horse owners and rescue groups must make emergency preparation a top priority.  Here are 4 great tips from the ASPCA as well as an Equine Emergency Information Form that every horse owner should have with them at all times.

 

1) Plan

  • Where will your…

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ASPCA Help a Horse Day

May 10, 2015

Update from our Help A Horse day in April. We met many new people and horse lovers. Had several folks interested in adopting a few of our rescues and actually have a couple applications pending. Met some families that are interested in fostering and learning more about becoming part of our rescue fa…

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Have Room in Your Barn & Your Heart? Foster a Rescue Today

February 5, 2015

I'm so excited to be doing this alongside my good friend Taylor!!!  We had room in our barn for one more, so we decided to use it to foster a horse in need!!!

Introducing......OK, so we haven't named her yet, but she has arrived and seems to be thriving with her pasture mates!!  We (Taylor, my p…

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Shooting Clays Fundraiser

February 1, 2015

Everyone had a great time at this past weekends shooting clays fundraiser at FishHawk.  Was a perfect event for our non-horsey family and friends to come out and support the rescue!

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Rescue Updates for November

November 14, 2014
Hi everyone, loving this chilly weather and so are the horses ;-)

 Upcoming Events

Dec. 6th  •  Yard/Tack Sale at Lays Feed 

                    Looking for donation of items we can arrange pick up.  

                    Will also need volunteers

Jan. 31st  •  Skeet…

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Just Look At Them Now

October 21, 2014

All of us at Faith Equine Rescue want to thank those who volunteered and participated in our Annual Fall Fun Show on October 11 - It was a huge success and fun was had by all!

It was an especially memorable event for FER because four of our previous rescue horses were at AND competing in the show a…

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Mill Creek Retirement Farm Takes Two FER Horses

September 30, 2014

Lilly Belle's Success Story

May 31, 2014

Lilly Belle, aka Marley, previous to being adopted lived in a car lot in Tampa, Fl.  She, along with several other horses, were kept in tiny stalls.  They had no pasture and their stalls had not been cleaned in months, maybe years.  Lilly came to FER with horribly matted mane and tail, filthy coat, …

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Faith Equine Charity Bass Tournament

May 15, 2014

A 2nd Chance Brings Rescue Horse Home To Family

March 30, 2014

Hey, Jude

He entered my heart by means of a picture posted on Faith Equine Rescue website and it was love at first sight.  I was heart broken when word came that he had been adopted from his foster home location.

 His registered name is “Just A Diamond” – some called him JAD, but I felt compelle…

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One-eyed Rescue Mare Competes in Dressage

March 22, 2014

Justice - Adopted in 2013

My heart is full of such love and deep appreciation right now to Anna Marie and her mom.   I have no words to express how happy I am.  Justice was a one-eye mare that was found several years ago roaming the streets of Polk County with no owner to claim her.  She was on…

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