Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other

We Saved A Life This Week!

We got a call this week, early in the morning, from an animal shelter officer asking if we would rescue a four year old horse who was scheduled for euthanasia that day. They said that they were crowded, the horse was skittish, no one had adopted her in the two months she had been there and her time was up. We usually take in old horses who are not rideable, but they killed three horses at this shelter that day and we wanted to save her before she was killed too.

Jay went to the shelter to pick her up and it was very difficult getting her in the trailer, she was so scared, they could not even get her halter on. But patience won in the end and Jay was able to load her and get her to The Gentle Barn and to safety.

These animals are being thrown away and being put down by no fault of their own. As a society, we are destroying wild pasturelands and robbing horses of their freedom. Then we take them home and make them carry us and, when the economy changes or they get too old they are tossed out for doing no wrong. This sweet mare is still so young and was clearly not shown the compassion that she deserves. We will right that wrong. We apologized to her and asked for forgiveness in the name of our species. We will give her time and show her the kindness and respect that she has always deserved and one day she will exhale, relax, and know peace and happiness.

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  • Chakra Meditation and Sound Healing (Winter 2024)

    March 2nd 2024 - The Gentle Barn California

    Clear, Balance and Align your 7 main Chakras through guided meditation, chanting, and Integrative sound bath. When your chakras are aligned, the energy moves through you more freely, and you can feel in harmony with all aspects of your physical, emotional and spiritual self.

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    May 4th 2024 - The Gentle Barn California

    Let’s come together as a community as we support The Gentle Barn in their endeavor to enrich the lives of abused animals worldwide. Let’s bring our loving hearts, the spirit of opportunity and fill our cups emotionally, spiritually, and physically as we celebrate unity in community by helping these wonderful support animals.

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Spotlight Sponsor of the Month

At Katjes we believe that every life is precious and these values extend beyond our plant-based gummies. As part of our campaign featuring rescued animals, we’re honored to join hands with The Gentle Barn, to support their non-stop efforts in protecting animals. By drawing attention to their heart-warming stories, we hope to provide food for thought when we say: Kindness just tastes better.

Eliza Jahn

Head of Marketing Katjes USA