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In April 2011 two horses and a shetland pony were part of an SPCA cruelty seizure that also involved some other smaller animals. The horses were in a very small turn-out that was deep with mud, possibly as deep as the horses knees as there was mud caked onto them almost to the knee level. The three horses had been kept together in the shelter and the shetland pony stallion (since gelded by the SPCA) was the leader of the little herd and would not let the TB mare and the Standie gelding near what little food there was.

Now we will share the story of their journey to return to good physical and mental health and to finding their 'Forever Home'.

Storm - 12 Year Old Thoroughbred Mare
Bay 16.2hh

April 21, 2011...

Storm April 2011

May 21, 2011...

Storm May 2011

Adopted November 13, 2011

Storm Now

Please click here to read Storm's week-by-week Progress Report at Circle F!

Storm

Storm and Thunder

Storm and Thunder

November 13, 2011...

Storm went to her new home very close by here in Matsqui. She will be an equine partner to an experienced young horse woman for trail riding and going on adventures together. They will be spending summers up in a Merritt ranch with many other horses and friends and family. Storm has a lovely new large shelter with a big field to play in and a new larger field being fenced behind the shelter. She will have the companionship of an older gelding and we wish her much joy and love in her new forever home.

Thunder - 5 Year Old Standardbred Gelding
Dark Bay 16.2hh

April 21, 2011...

Thunder April 2011

May 21, 2011...

Thunder May 2011

Adopted June 29, 2011

Thunder Now

Please click here to read Thunder's week-by-week Progress Report at Circle F!

Thunder

Storm and Thunder

Storm and Thunder

June 29, 2011...

Thunder has gone to his new home in Maple Ridge where he will be sharing four acres of fields to run in with another gelding and mare. He will be patiently trained up as a trail riding horse for a wonderful and experienced gentleman. Thunder's remarkable change with us will be remembered by all our volunteers, and we are all just thrilled he has gone to a great, forever home, and that we could be part of this second chance for him.

Spike - Approx. 10 Year Old Shetland Pony Gelding
Roan Bay 10.0hh

April 21, 2011...

Spike April 2011

April 30, 2011...

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Adopted May 10, 2011

Spike May 2011

May 10, 2011...

Spike was not with us for long, his cute looks, sweet personality and puppy dog energy had lots of people interested in him right away! He has gone to a family home in 150 Mile House, where they have four mares for company, and acres of pasture and treed areas and a lake. He will be professionally trained to be a riding horse for their 5 yr old daughter. The family is very horse experienced, and take wonderful care of their animals, and provide forever homes. All of us so enjoyed our time with Spike, it was wonderful having a little horse around with so much love to give!

Read Spike's email updates from his new family!

Spike

Here he is in his new home!
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