Consider the Effort and the Impact


The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue:


Let’s Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Plenty for 2018

11 Days Left, Smokey, Tilly, Mazie and Hildago!

Today’s story includes several horses, previously rescued, and they fell back on AAE this year as a sort of a safety net.   Too many times, people adopt a horse, and for one reason or another, and they are unable to keep the horse.  That’s how many end up here to begin with.

One of our disappointments in recent years is that AAE’s failed adoption rate has grown to about 10 percent.  Though AAE strives to match horses with forever homes, sometimes the situation is beyond anyone’s control.  Other times, it seems people far underestimate the effort, responsibility, commitment, and cost of horse ownership.  Sometimes the adopter overestimates or overstates his/her abilities, resulting in a mis-matched adoption.  Sadly, these things happen far more often than they should.


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