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DANDELION NEEDS HELP NOW – ON THE WAY TO EMERGENCY VET

The following is from Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang: Matt is warming up the truck and we are heading to an emergency vet visit at Comstock with Dandelion. Last night she choked on her grain. We rushed her to our Doc and he cleared the choke. She was resting quietly but is now showing signs that she aspirated the feed into her lungs. Her condition is critical at best. We were quoted approximately $1000 to get her scoped, radiographs etc. She has fought so hard to overcome her wounds from the Coyote attack and was thriving. Her enthusiasm and zest for life is what caused her to eat so fast. PLEASE HELP US HELP HER! We are already $4000 in the hole from the last vet bills. That came out of our hay funds. She deserves this chance after fighting so hard and overcoming her injuries. Zimmerman Veterinary 1 775-623-0981 and let them know it is for "Palomino - Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang". PLEASE LET'S "GIT 'ER DONE" ONCE MORE and save these precious lives!!! Below, Winter and Dandelion enjoying the day. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KEEP HELPING US SAVE MORE LIVES, YOU CAN GO TO: You can go to gofundme You can go to Paypal if you would like to help these horses. ->You can donate via check at: (PLEASE NOTE NEW PO BOX #) Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang, PO Box # 233 Golconda, NV 89414 You can also donate via credit card by calling Palomino at 530-339-1458. NO MATTER HOW BIG OR HOW SMALL - WE SAVE THEM ALL! SAVING GOD'S CRITTERS - FOUR FEET AT A TIME Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang, WIN Project - Rescue & Rehab We are now part of the WIN Organization WIN (WILD HORSES IN NEED) is a 501c3 IRS EIN 55-0882407_ If there are ever funds ...
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Save Your Ass Rescue Newletter

The following is from Save Your Ass Long Ear Rescue: What Does It Take to Save Your Ass? It seems as though the hot topic on donkey groups in social media is: “What do I feed my donkey?” We get asked about donkey nutrition a lot so we would like to share a little bit about what it takes to rehab donkeys and mules in need from a rescue’s perspective. As a rule donkeys are very easy keepers because they are browsers, which means they require walking long distances for very little food. A lot of donkeys in the US are overfed, which is just as negligent if not more so than a donkey coming to us underweight. There are a large number of risks when a donkey is overweight; their liver or kidneys could fail, they could become hyperlipemic, they could founder, and/or get laminitis. It is more natural for a donkey to be thin than it is for a donkey, who is desert species, to be fat. Over the years we have had to euthanize animals due to complications from obesity. If you are reading this and thinking “oh my gosh my donkey is a chunky monkey!” don’t panic, you’re not a terrible donkey owner! We are strong believers in meeting people where they are. We can’t be upset with people who simply do not know. That’s why we are writing this and constantly trying to educate people on proper donkey welfare. If you would like more info on getting your donkey to a healthy weight, visit https://www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk/what-we-do/knowledge-and-advice/for-owners/feeding-your-donkeys The Donkey Sanctuary is great resource for donkey care! We do all the major medical and behavioral procedures for the donkeys and mules that come in so when they get adopted they have the best possible start in their new ...
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TEXAS TRIUMPH NEEDS YOUR HELP!

The following is from Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang: Quick update and a great big THANK YOU to everyone who helped us with Dandelion and to get this big guy home. Dandelion is doing very well and already has an amazing couple who will be adopting her. Meet TEXAS TRIUMPH. This beautiful 4 year old was slated for slaughter. When I got the call I had to step up. Sadly, (as is pretty much the norm with most of the horses we rescue) he has a life threatening condition, caused most likely by lack of care. When I went to check on him after he arrived I saw his feed and water pouring back out his nose. Much like the 2 year old TB we rescued, he could not swallow. After nearly $3000 in vet bills for him alone, (much of that cost being for the medicine for his horrific ulcers and the infection he is fighting), we are limping along, hour by hour. His preliminary diagnosis is Esophageal Stricture, which means his Esophagus is full of scarring which is making it extremely difficult for him to eat or drink. At this point he is on liquid mash, and although he still has food and water coming back out his nose, he has been getting some down. (We had some really great poop, which means food & water are actually getting to his stomach and everything is working well inside.) He is not in pain as far as the feed and water, but had horrible ulcers. I believe the meds are working as far as the ulcers, but his prognosis is fragile at best. He has had days where he runs and plays, and then yesterday he didn't eat much. He is thriving as far as getting love and attention, and all he wants to do ...
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DANDELION NEEDS YOUR HELP – CAN WE SAVE HER? ANOTHER “BIG” RESCUE FROM FAR AWAY – IT’S GO TIME AGAIN!

The following is from Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang: ABOVE - How beautiful and precious am I? Please help Mom save me in honor of my brother Christmas!! I begin this update with heartbreaking news for those of you who haven't heard, I had to say goodbye to Baby Christmas. He fought so long and hard, and was improving so much. Sadly we found out that the infection was so bad for so long that it damaged the inside of his neck beyond repair. His wounds were so severe there was simply no way to save him. I loved that little boy beyond measure, and he loved his Mom. Thankfully he passed peacefully, surrounded by love after days of eating his munchies and hangin' out with Mom. THANK YOU to everyone who stepped up for this beautiful soul. NOW MEET DANDELION. She shared the same daddy as Christmas, a gorgeous stallion named Black Jack.. So it's almost like we still have part of him. Now when the tears stream down my face from the agony of losing Christmas, my beautiful Dandelion seems to hug me. She was also attacked by most likely the same predator as her brother. She has horribly infected wounds that need flushed and cleaned several times a day, as well as needing 4 injections a day. We are praying once again that we get a miracle. Thankfully her prognosis, although a bit guarded, is extremely more positive than Baby Christmas' was. Of course we are still paying off vet bills for Christmas and Skipper, as well as 2 of the Sad 7 etc. etc. THANK YOU to my angels who sent payment directly to our account at the vet, or donations to us directly. You are amazing and so appreciated. It's time to stock up the barn with hay for the winter. We are currently in the middle of ...
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Thank You – Together, We Made a Difference

The following is from All About Equine Animal Rescue: Thank you for believing in AAE and the work we do; 2019 was busy as always. and made possible by your support and the selfless giving of some very dedicated volunteers! We look forward to continuing to serve horses in 2020. In 2019, we took in 32 equines and 28 were adopted, closing the year with an 87.5% adoption rate. Together we change lives, horses and humans alike. THANK YOU! Welcome to a new year and new decade! Remember, if you select All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. as your charity of choice, AmazonSmile donates to AAE with every purchase, at no cost to you! Shop Now! We've Extended Our Hours! Check out our facebook page for pop-up hours and specials! Proceeds from the store support AAE operations. If you'd like to donate tack or join the volunteer team at the store, please send us an email. New Volunteer Needs As many of you know, we've been trying to expand store hours. TACK STORE SUPPORT: We need a second person (no experience necessary) to help staff the store on Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday afternoons, 2p-6p, can you help? If you're interested in helping with tack store activities (e.g. cleaning donated tack, researching/pricing, organizing, helping customers, sharing AAE info, admin support, and more), we need you. Current store hours are Fri-Mon 12-4p, and recently added Thurs hours 2-6p. We can always use help during any of the current hours, too. Please email us if you are interested/available Tues, Wed, or Thurs afternoons, 2-6p.    ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: If you are available to help with administrative activities, we are creating admin hours in the office at the store. We have a variety of administrative tasks we need help getting done. Please email us if you are interested/available Tues, Wed, or Thurs afternoons, 2p-6p. BOOTS & BLING 2020 We have kicked off ...
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Save Your Ass Rescue Newletter

The following is from Save Your Ass Long Ear Rescue: A little bit about us.. I have never been happier to see a year come to an end. 2019 has been the most difficult year for Save Your Ass Long Ear rescue since our inception as a non-profit in 2007. At this time last year, I was recovering from a broken leg and messed up ankle. This is when my friend, and most amazing employee Hannah Exel, stepped up to the plate. She has not backed down since. Hannah has been an animal lover since her childhood; nurtured at the knee of her grandfather Elbridge Bellows. His love of his draft horses got and kept Hannah especially interested in equines. The “manure hit the fan” in April when we took in six sick donkeys which changed our workload dramatically. Hannah went into overdrive. She worked, and continues to work closely with our wonderful veterinarian, Dr. Kristen Clapp and super tech Remington Morancy, in keeping on top of what animals need and setting up appointments to make sure those needs are taken care of. Hannah is no stranger to hard work and totes hay bales and snow plows driveways and paddocks, and feeds the rescues and cares for them 5 days out of the week. She has become a fencing wizard, ensuring all animals are safely confined within beautiful, straight fence lines. It has been an amazing experience for me to see this young woman who came to work at SYA in 2015 blossom and become a real force to be reckoned with. I am proud that Hannah is not only a valued board member, but Shelter Manager, and has gotten the positive reinforcement bug big time and has become a phenomenal trainer. She is taking Ben Hart's training course and will be ...
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