Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Whisper - CA
Whisper - CA
Horse - CA

Whisper was rescued from one of the worst abuse cases in the history of The Gentle Barn. She had cigar burns on her behind, holes on either side of…

Sasha - CA
Sasha - CA
Horse - CA

Sasha was ridden by an extremely impatient person who did not give her enough time to figure out what she was being asked to do. Every time she made…

Blue - CA
Blue - CA
Horse - CA

The first time we saw Blue she was in a back stall with her head to the wall at a rescue facility in Ojai, Ca. We were giving carrots and apples to…

Bonsai - CA
Bonsai - CA
Horse - CA

Bonsai Warrior was an enormous, mighty, strong, brave, courageous, opinionated, and feisty giant who ironically came to us in a miniature horse’s body.…

Magic - CA
Magic - CA
Horse - CA

Magic was taken from his mom very young and sent to a horse sale. He was bought by an animal trainer for the movies and taught many tricks, which he…

Scout - CA
Scout - CA
Horse - CA

Scout was found standing in the rain on a vacant lot with no food, water, or shelter. His coat was bleached from the sun, his hooves were way too long,…

Lazar - CA
Lazar - CA
Horse - CA

Ten years ago we went to look at some horses at a local horse rescue. Other organizations know that we take in animals no one else wants, so they call…

Mamma Dear - CA
Mamma Dear - CA
Horse - CA

"Mamma Dear" was rescued from the racetrack, where her frail body was severely damaged. She was several hundred pounds underweight and her muscles were…

Rascalina - CA
Rascalina - CA
Horse - CA

Rascalina was someone’s treasured riding horse and they had many adventures together. Once she was older however and could no longer carry anyone she…

Katie - CA
Katie - CA
Horse - CA

Katie was a pony who spent her life giving rides to small children. She wore a saddle that did not fit, so her back was sore. They did not trim her…

Zoe - CA
Zoe - CA
Horse - CA

We got Zoe 14 years ago when she and her twin brother were three years old. They were from the premarin industry and had gone through so much…

Caesar - CA
Caesar - CA
Horse - CA

Caesar was a movie horse but had none of the wealth, fame, or glory that humans enjoy. He was asked to do very strenuous work and was not allowed to…

Cinnamon - CA
Cinnamon - CA
Horse - CA

Cinnamon was ridden so hard for so many years that when we found her she was in pain and could barely walk. At The Gentle Barn she is given deep tissue…

Andrew - CA
Andrew - CA
Horse - CA

Andrew was used as a stud horse for twenty five years. Kept in a twelve by twelve stall and treated aggressively, he lived with loneliness and sadness.…

Patrick - CA
Patrick - CA
Horse - CA

Patrick was a trail horse for 30 years, carrying children on his back and taking great care of them. When his back wore down and he could no longer…

Prince Charming - CA
Prince Charming - CA
Horse - CA

Prince Charming was ridden so hard his knees swelled and he could barely walk. He was then tied to the bumper of a car at a boarding stable and abandoned…

Sir Lancelot - CA
Sir Lancelot - CA
Horse - CA

Sir Lancelot was originally a racehorse, and when they were done with him he was sold at auction to people who treated him like a car and not…

Willy Wonka - CA
Willy Wonka - CA
Horse - CA

Willy Wonka was a professional jumping horse, competing around the world and winning millions for his humans. Worn down, he eventually collapsed in…

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