Expansion of Horse Program for 30 Horses

by United States Equine Rescue League, Inc.
Oct 19, 2011

Update: October 2011

Stori and her "buddy" stroll around the rehab farm
Stori and her "buddy" stroll around the rehab farm

USERL is so thankful for our supporters in our mission to assist neglected, abused and abandoned horses, donkeys and mules!  Since our last report, funds through this project have come in to continue to assist Stori, an orphan foal who tragically lost her mother to severe neglect, as well as a mare named Nizzy who came to USERL needing assistance from financial issues.  So many families are struggling in this down economy, and horses are the first of pets to suffer as a result due to high expenses related to horse ownership. 

USERL volunteers assisted Nizzy's owner in finding suitable homes for 4 of her 5 horses.  Nizzy, however, was very thin, older and no home was able to be found by the deadline for the owners eviction from her home.  USERL took Nizzy into the Horse Program and started her on a quality feed program for weight gain and dental float to correct issues relating to her weight loss.  She has been gaining weight steadily and will be evaluated soon to ready for adoption into a new home - a second chance.  

With your help, USERL can help many more like Stori, Nizzy and others in our project reports.  So many have already been given that second chance through this project.  Can you help us help more?  No donation amount or effort is too small!  Every donation goes toward the direct care of the horses in the program for feed, hay, bedding, veterinary and farrier care.  Share our reports with others to expand awareness of this need, so large now due to economical pressures on horse owners today.  Help USERL give them a second chance at life!

Nizzy upon arrival to a USERL rehab farm
Nizzy upon arrival to a USERL rehab farm
Nizzy just six weeks later.
Nizzy just six weeks later.

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United States Equine Rescue League, Inc.

Location: Raleigh, NC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.userl.org
United States Equine Rescue League, Inc.
Project Leader:
Jennifer Malpass
Board Chair
Raleigh, NC United States

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