Can You Make A Horse Smile? You Bet! Here's How...

by EQUUS Foundation
Oct 16, 2012

A Picture is Worth a 1000 Words - Royal's Story

Royal - Before
Royal - Before

Royal came to Days End Farm Horse Recue in Woodbine, Maryland, in April of 2011. He had been locked in a stall in Prince George County, Maryland, surrounded by three feet of urine-soaked manure. Thanks to Days End, there is now hope that Royal may be lightly ridden some day. Royal continues to recover while he awaits his adoption to his
forever home.

Days End is just one of hundreds of charities across the United States meeting the standards of excellence of the EQUUS Foundation that have received grants thanks to your donations. Your donations are used to improve the quality of life of horses and foster the use of horses therapeutically for those with special needs. EQUUS Foundation also maintains alliances with many equestrian sport organizations in recognition of the horse’s amazing athletic ability and the career that equestrian sport offers to horses.

EQUUS Foundation celebrates the extraordinary talent of horses and the magical bond between horses and people. Because of horses, men and women compete in sport side by side and age is not a determinant of success. Because of horses, first words are spoken and crutches are set aside.

The before and after photos of Royal were provided by Days End. For more information about Royal and Days End Farm Horse Rescue, visit

One by one, horses are benefiting from from your support! Thank you.

Royal - After
Royal - After



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EQUUS Foundation

Location: Westport, CT - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Lynn Coakley
Westport, CT United States
$122,440 raised of $250,000 goal
413 donations
$127,560 to go
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