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Summer weather and horses

July 11, 2019

Hello summer It took summer a bit longer to make an appearance in the Denver metro area this year, but all we can say now is “Welcome”! There’s not much better than enjoying long, lazy summer days outside, but do you know that warm weather poses health and safety risks to horses? Just like with... View Article

Forty-Nine Malnourished Horses Arrive at Harmony Equine Center

June 10, 2019

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center recently received 49 malnourished horses from the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). The emaciated equines were voluntarily surrendered by their owner to CDA and transported to the Harmony Equine Center with the assistance of the Colorado Humane Society, a League department that investigates cases of animal abuse and... View Article

Colorado Humane Society Trainings

March 26, 2019

The Colorado Humane Society (CHS), a program of the Dumb Friends League, provides services to our community through animal cruelty investigations and education. When we think of this department, our focus is often on the compassionate work they provide to some of our most vulnerable citizens – our cats, dogs, and horses through their investigations... View Article

Horses rescued from deplorable conditions on the mend

March 21, 2019

Last month, the Colorado Humane Society and the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ assisted the Park County Sheriff’s Office with the removal of 57 neglected horses, including several pregnant mares, from three different locations in Colorado. Malnourished and severely underweight, the horses were in imminent danger and brought to the Harmony Equine Center for... View Article

Fifty-seven Malnourished Horses Removed from Neglectful Owner

March 6, 2019

Colorado Humane Society & S.P.C.A., and Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ assisted the Park County Sheriff’s Office with the removal of 57 neglected horses, including several pregnant mares, from three different locations near Hartsel, Colorado on February 21. Malnourished and severely underweight, the horses were in imminent danger and immediate action was necessary. In... View Article

Fifty-seven malnourished horses removed from neglectful owner

February 23, 2019

Horses transported to Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center Colorado Humane Society & S.P.C.A and Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ assisted the Park County Sheriff’s Office with the removal of 57 neglected horses from three different locations near Hartsel, Colorado on Thursday. Malnourished and severely underweight, the horses were in imminent danger and immediate... View Article

Horses rescued on Monarch Pass

December 28, 2018

Along the border between Gunnison and Chaffee Counties, the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) came across a broken down pickup truck and trailer with four horses, four adult dogs and three puppies on Monarch pass. When the agency reached out to the Colorado Humane Society & S.P.C.A., Inc. (CHS) for help, the horses lives changed forever.... View Article

CHS aids in the rescue of multiple animals

December 13, 2018

Last month, a situation in Custer County brought together several agencies, including the Fire Department, Sheriff’s Office, Social Services, Land Use, the Health Department, the Dumb Friends League and the Colorado Humane Society & S.P.C.A., Inc. (CHS), to help with the rescue of animals living in deplorable conditions. What awaited the seven agencies was unimaginable.... View Article

Is it best to blanket your horse?

November 16, 2018

When it comes to blanketing your horse, there are several factors to consider. Regardless if you are going to blanket or not, horses should always have access to adequate shelter, food and drinking water. According to veterinarian Dr. Luke Bass, a horse’s need to be blanketed is dependent on many different factors–how cold is it... View Article

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