Category Archives: Horse Rescue

Building Up Buttercup

In November 2016, Have a Happy Holiday, now called Buttercup, arrived at Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) in Woodbine, Maryland, as one of 15 horses that were seized from...

The Emancipation of Hard Luck Louie

Within just two months, between December 2020 and January 2021, Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR), in Woodbine, MD, took in a total of 33 critically ill horses from two...

A Smooth Step in the Journey

Horses are inherently herd animals. When you go out West, for example, you’ll see large herds surviving on their own, but this has left many with a misconception about horses’...

Officer Barney: Always on Duty

It’s not often that a horse has had a million hands pet him throughout his lifetime, but for Officer Barney, a retired mounted police horse, that number is no exaggeration....

Beating the Odds

On August 19, 2015, when staff from Days End Farm Horse Rescue (DEFHR) first laid eyes on Quest, a tiny emaciated grey stallion, they were shocked. The pony’s curled feet...

Coping with Coronavirus

As the world navigates through the turmoil that COVID-19 has left in its path, many equestrian organizations are working to come up with solutions to maintain the care of their...