Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.

Princess Gives Hope

We had three teenage foster kids on probation come to the barn this week. They were all pretty shut down and closed off at first. I asked them what word best described who they were and what was their dream. They didn’t know initially, but, with a little encouragement, they finally said what they wanted to do…

I Am Perfect the Way I Am!

This month I hosted a group of 10 and 11 year old kids from a foster care agency who came to The Gentle Barn for a visit. We paired each of them up with their own horse to groom and spend time with. While the kids were busy bonding and brushing, I told each of them their horse’s story. The stories were different because each horse came from…

Worthy, Indie and Chris Update!

Worthy, Indie and Chris are doing great in Kentucky. The snow has finally melted, the grass is finally turning green and the sun is shining. Their winter coats are shedding and they are happy outside, playing and being together.

We want to keep the horses close to Rood and Riddle, the vet hospital…

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…

Worthy, Indie and Chris

Worthy, Indie and Chris are now available to sponsor! They have all gone through so much: Little to no food, water or…

We Did It!

Worthy, Indie and Chris are now in a lush, green pasture together, reunited at long last. Worthy has a straight leg, they are all a great weight, socialized and healthy; a very happy ending to a long and trying story. But, in a w

Chris

Chris was taken away from an abusive situation in South Carolina along with Worthy and Indie. The #GentleBarn got Worthy and Indie checked out…

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