The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:
Let’s Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Plenty for 2018
21 Days Left, Gentry and Foley
Last, but not least, AAE welcomed Gentry, a pretty young mare, and Foley, her little “red” colt from the DreamCatcher Wild Horse and Burro Sanctuary in September 2017. These are the last two, which made 13 horses helped from the DreamCatcher gang. Nine have been adopted so far. Can we make it 11?
Gentry had only recently been introduced to humans when she arrived, so she was a bit shy and unsure about the new humans that were caring for her. She is learning humans are not so scary, and she knows they’re the ones with the good stuff (food). She always waits patiently at feeding time.
Upon dental exam, we learned she is only about 2-1/2 years old.
A baby with a baby, but she is such a good mama.
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When they arrived, young Foley seemed a bit lethargic and small for his age, but mom is small, too. Thankfully, nothing significant was found during vet exam. Maybe it was the stress of transport? After a couple weeks at AAE, Foley’s energy level increased, and he was finally running and bucking through his paddock, like baby boys do. He and mom play well together. He has also become friends with Blue. They play like two kids on a football field (no flags). Blue is such a great babysitter. He worries and watches intensely when Foley and mama walk to other end of the paddock and get too far away.
Gentry and Foley are becoming lovely young horses, and they will be available for adoption soon. Gentry needs a little more confidence with us two-leggers, and Foley has a little growing to do before castration. It won’t be long! Keep an eye on these two.
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Join AAE as we Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Plenty. As the year comes to an end, we are sharing stories straight from the barn to show how your support has helped horses in 2017. This year was very special, and there are so many stories to be thankful for!
As we count down to 2018, please help us as we prepare for another year of helping horses. Your donations will assure we have ample funding for unexpected veterinary needs as we move into our next year.
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