SAFER AUCTION REPORT:
Safer went to the Escalon Auction June 3rd and got 5 of the 7 horses. Pretty much just Don Gates (Gatz) and myself bidding. Melissa Wessel picked up 4 and took them home to our quarantine facilities at Jinifir Price's in Santa Rosa. Two I found out were bucking horse rejects - gorgeous though. Because of Melissa's contribution and effort I was able to go down to Cowtown in Turlock the following night.
There, in the 101 heat - with no AC in the SAFER truck - (just had to say...) we got 8 of the 20 horses there. There were more bidders at Cowtown. A private rescuer got 3 of the worst off ones, to my relief. AND she bid high for a gorgeous horse that was one of the ones Gates had outbid me for the night before - to my delight!
The following evening Jinifir Price - a local hero of great dedication - came with an 8 horse trailer and packed them all in!! Four hours each way she donated her time!! She is an expert horseloader - even in difficult situations! I was in my 3 horse. I packed the mini (yes we got one) in the tack room - refurbished for that purpose - and went back up to Escalon to run into the trailer the last bucking horse we had left behind. Got home at midnight Sunday night - with Jinifer waiting at the gate with a light. What a gal....
We had to put one down ASAP once in Santa Rosa - so very sad. Dr. Wood explained her hocks were completely beyond repair and she was suffering greatly.
Please see us on FaceBook or in the Horses Available section for adoptable horses!!
And a very deep and heartfelt thank you to all our supporters that make an effort like this possible. You are the real heros!
Hay and Feed Assistance
Free Media to ReHome all Horses: Website, FaceBook and ENewsletter.
Phone counseling to discuss owner options.
Foster/Adopt for auction rescues and owner surrenders.
Snowball needs a HOME!
17 yr 16 hand TB lovely riding horse! See him HERE.
Breezy, a 3 yr mare from the Escalon auction in her NEW HOME with Sarah O'Rouke - a wonderful trainer up in Covelo! Yay - she will have a great eduation and future!
Merrylegs needs a great HOME! He is 9 yr old liver roan mini gelding who is as sweet as he can be! We are asking $800 to help us with the needs of the others. SAFER at 707-824-9543