Arabian Horse Update

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Aladina, Almuth, and Mishar

September 02, 2015 – We’re incredibly grateful to be the recipients of a grant from the ASPCA to be used towards the veterinarian care and training of the remaining Arabian horses. These funds couldn’t have come at a better time.  Thank you!  www.aspca.org

It’s been eight months since we took over the care of 23 Arabian horses, and today, we’re still seeking homes for eight of them. Immediately following their seizure last November, they were housed at the historic Upwey Barn at the Green Mountain Horse Association in South Woodstock, VT until late April. We then brought the remaining horses to West Windsor to stay with us at Lucy Mackenzie.  This is the first time in our history that all the stalls in our barn have been called in to action, and the first time we’ve ever had horses available for adoption. Two of the mares are currently living up the road with a very kind neighbor and will come back as soon as we have the stall space available.

While we’re honored and thrilled to have these horses here with us, they deserve to have loving and safe homes, just like all our animals. We need your help:

ADOPT OR FOSTER

We have eight remaining horses, all of which are incredibly lovely and deserving.   We have a couple of pairs that we’d like to see adopted together; we have a couple of retirees that will bring you lots of joy; and we have a couple that with the proper training, are going to be absolutely amazing horses.  We have something for everybody!  You can view all of their profiles on our website and on PetFinder.com.  You can download our horse adoption and foster form here: HorseAdoptionFosterApplication.  Have questions?  Let us know at 802-484-5829 or info@lucymac.org.

VOLUNTEER

From day one, we’ve counted on our volunteers to care for these horses and to clean stalls, groom, feed, walk, love….you name it, they’ve done it!  And, it’s because of them that these horses are now healthy.  Today, we still count on our volunteers to cover two shifts:
AM Shift: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  Includes feeding, filling water buckets, mucking stalls, turning out, walking, and more.
PM Shift: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Includes feeding, filling water buckets, grooming, walking, mucking, and more.
If you’re interested in volunteering, contact Jackie at jstanley@lucymac.org or 802-484-5829

DONATE

We’re continually in need of wood shavings, Senior Sentinel grain, hay, fly spray, and more.  Please consider either making a cash donation or donating supplies. You can make your donation by clicking here, or you can mail a check to us at Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society, PO Box 702, Brownsville, VT 05037.

SPREAD THE WORD

You’ll be helping by simply bringing awareness!  Feel free to direct people to us to answer questions and to our website.  Share the video below, The Cost of Kindness, telling their story. Share our Facebook and Twitter posts.  Let your family and friends know.  Every little bit counts!

1 Comments for : Arabian Horse Update
    • Tara
    • July 13, 2015
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    This video is so touching. As one of the many people who have volunteered to care for these horses I can say without a doubt that these are some of the most beautiful and kind horses I have ever met. You can tell that each and every one of them is grateful for the care and love they have been given. They will make someone very happy when they find their forever homes.

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