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

A Hero Turns 50

I believe heroes are people, or animals, who give us the motivation, support, strength, encouragement, and a role-model to discover our best selves, to make plans to achieve our dreams, to work through struggles and obstacles,…

Ceasar

Caesar the Horse, Caesar with Jay Weiner

Caesar came to us in the summer of 2003. He was not being cared for very well, and it was Jay’s birthday coming up. Rescuing Caesar in Jay’s honor was a perfect…

Celebrating Animal Dads This Father's Day

Thumper

Fathers are strong, protective, and loyal. Fathers provide for their families and nurture their babies. They solve problems, keep us safe, and make sure we have all that we need. Horse fathers protect their…

Adeline

Adeline with a volunteer

Jay and I spent last week at our Tennessee location, working hard each day, and accomplishing so much! But my favorite part of the trip was working with the staff to see and hear the animals more clearly.…

Leave it in Sedona

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Nineteen years ago, when I found out what happens to animals in the milk and egg industry I went vegan on the spot and never looked back. A few years later when Jay…

Busy Learning All About Healthy Foods

Ellie & Jay at Engine 2 RetreatJay and I are at an Engine 2 immersion retreat. They are keeping us extremely busy learning all about a healthy, Whole Foods, plant-based diet. I have been vegan for nineteen…

Much to Celebrate

This weekend we have two reasons to celebrate: The Gentle Barn’s 17th Anniversary and Co-Founder Jay Weiner’s birthday. I think it’s perfect that those two festivities fall on the same weekend because The Gentle Barn would not be what it is today without Jay!

Jay came to The Gentle…

Amazing Girls

These girls are amazing! Every Christmas they sell mistletoe to passersby on Wakefield Court, affectionately known to locals during December as Wakefield Winter Wonderland, here in Santa Clarita.

All the funds raised are then donated to The Gentle Barn…

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