Splash Into Summer Auction was a success!

Thank you to all the sponsors who sent in items for the Splash Into Summer Auction from near and far. We raised over $1,100 for the ponies!

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Special Thank You to Baker Ranch Equine Rescue for their generous donation of a gift basket

Welcome, Maven

DSC_0046Her wild mustang mother was rounded up in February of 2015 in Little Fish Lake, NV and little Baby Mustang was born at a holding facility on April 1, 2015, her freedmen gone. Her mother did not properly care for her, so the baby was raised by a very kind person from the time she was 3 days old. On June 12, 2015, Baby Mustang became a TheraPony horse. Since then, she has made great strides, gaining weight, strength, and improving her health. She may not longer be wild and free, but she has a promise of forever that comes with being a part of TheraPony Family. It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you Maven the mustang, a TheraPony horse

Pennies-4-Ponies

DSC_0190An easy way to help the horses without too much work: Take a Ziplock bag, empty your pockets of any change at the end of the day, help feed the ponies. It’s that simple. At the end of the month, either drop by for a visit with your baggie of change or cash it in at your local bank and make a donation to TheraPony via check or PayPal.

What’s in YOUR pocket?

Want to help a little more? Visit one of our fundraisers

Annie Mae’s Medical Fund         General Fund

Welcome Home, Annie Bananie Mae

DSC_0038Annie Mae is a lovely 16 year old mare who had a wonderful loving family that was faced with a very difficult decision to make. At the end of January, Annie was attacked by one of their rescued dogs with anxiety issues. Her family did all the right things, called the vet right away, started treatment and continued to treat her wounds and infection. Unfortunately, a tiny bite on the back leg developed into a nasty tendon sheath infection resistant to most antibiotics. After two months of treatment, the family simply ran out of funds for what needed to be done next. They also lacked the time Annie’s continued care required. They made the difficult decision to let Annie Mae go. There was no time to spare in Annie’s treatment. She arrived Monday night and started aggressive treatment Tuesday morning. A week later, Annie took a trip to San Luis Rey Equine Hospital for a life-saving surgery. Dr. Jessica Stokes and the vets at SLREH along with you, our village, are true heroes to Annie Mae. Three weeks later, we are very optimistic about her prognosis. It is with greatest joy that we officially introduce the newest member of TheraPony family, Annie (Bananie) Mae.

Spring Into Action Auction was a Success!

Thank you to all the sponsors who sent in items for the Spring Into Action Auction from near and far. We raised over $1,000!

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Special Thank You to Chaz Dean, Linda Cooper, Wen Dooters, Heather Charlic, Jessica Gregory, Ronda and Doug Van Rens, Vita Druker, Rebecca Leifkes, and Disneyland Resort

It’s time to start planning Splash Into Summer auction in June!

Happy Birthday, Bevan!

1781971_10153049252819467_8339896194504744952_nNothing makes a rescuer happier than to hear how wonderful one of our horses is doing and how much he is loved by his foster family. Except when we hear it from the stable neighbor. A completely unbiased person stopped us to say “I’ve never seen this horse happier” on our recent visit to Huntington Central Park Equestrian Center and instantly reminded us why we put so much sweat, blood, and tears, along with our savings and any kind of “personal” life into these horses.
Bevan (Always Crowded) has had ups and downs in his life, but there are no sob stories here at TheraPony, only happy endings. And this great-grandson of the great Secretariat and son of Sunshine Forever is celebrating his 20th birthday in style, surrounded by “his” family, with a little girl who is madly in love with him, and without a care in the world. He has never been happier.
Happy Birthday, Bevan!

Help Us win $10,000!!!!

IMG_5001Anika and Makita are in a photo contest by Nutrena Horse Feed gong on now through March 31, 2015. The winning prize is $10,000 to SmartPak.com where we can get all the supplements for all our horses as well as prescription medications. If they win, Anika, who happens to be a TheraPony founder, will donate the prize to the rescue. Please take a moment to vote for them daily by clicking on this link CLICK HERE TO VOTE

Welcome home, Shiloh

DSC_0858Two days before Christmas, we got a message that started with “You probably get tons of these requests but I have to try.” Shiloh was adopted from a not-so-reputable rescue by a novice with a big heart with a promise of being a future trail horse once she fattens up. After months of feeding the horse, treating her rain rot, worming her, vaccinating and providing farrier care, her new owner realized there is more going on with Shiloh than she can accommodate. She asked the rescue to take her back. They said no. To make matters worse, Shiloh was turned down by several other rescues. After taking one look at her and reading her story, we simply couldn’t say no. So, we started 2015 by opening our doors to the little paint mare. Welcome home, Shiloh!

Happy New Year!

IMG_5001Looking back on 2014, we have literally and figuratively come a long way. Our little rescue took some pretty big leaps of faith, moving 100 miles away to allow horses more space, taking on 4 new cases, and becoming an official 501c3 organization. Along the way, we have made new friends, said good bye to two special horses, and helped several others find a home. It has been our joy and privilege to care for these beautiful animals, but YOU are the driving force behind everything we do. With your help, 2015 will be starting with a bang (yes, that’s a hint). We invite you to join us today and every day to Help A Horse (or 10). Come for a visit, volunteer your time, sponsor a horse, donate, and be a part of not only saving their lives but making them better. There are no sad stories here, only happy endings. Thank you for being a part of our family.

More FREE Ways to Give

The Holidays are upon us. Here are some ways you can help TheraPony without spending an extra dime. It only takes a moment to sign up. Thank you for your support. HAPPY HOLIDAY SHOPPING!

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