By Britney Grover Portraits by Isabel J. Kurek As a realtor with the Luxury Division at Keller Williams in Wellington, Florida, Luis J. Rodriguez is always busy. He spends his time dealing with some of the most beautiful residences in the area, such as the Cypress Island estate in the Palm Beach Polo Club listed
By Britney Grover Some people, like Jacqui Avis, have dedicated their entire lives to horses. Others may never have even seen a horse in person when they decide to spend some time riding the trails from a dude or guest ranch. They ride incredibly calm, well-broke, beginner-friendly horses for a weekend and go back to
Tuesday, April 21 2020 by Ruby Tevis
By Britney Grover It only took one ride on a Clydesdale for Christine Hajek to fall in love with draft horses, and one trip to a local auction to realize how many were in need of help. Since then, she’s dedicated her life to rescuing as many draft horses she can. What started as buying
Tuesday, September 11 2018 by Editor
By Britney Grover Portraits by Barbara Bower When doctors told then-12-year-old Leslie Ann Guilbault she’d never fully heal or be able to ride again, it was horses that made the difference in her recovery. Not only did she heal fully and more quickly than expected, she returned to riding and has made it her career.
Firefighters Fighting for Furry Friends: The Charleston Animal Society and the Charleston Firefighter Calendar
Monday, October 31 2016 by Editor
Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? How about the hottest and best-selling Firefighter Calendar, which also helps save abused and abandoned animals? Yes, please… The Charleston Firefighter Calendar, 2017’s hottest calendar, will heat up your holidays and for all the right reasons. Fifteen handsome heroes pose with 15 adorable rescues to save
By Doris Degner-Foster It wasn’t easy to see much potential in the underweight bay mare and there were no bids on her at the sale, so she was destined for the killer’s. But her sweet face and kind eye would save her. Stephanie Bitondo had been riding for just a little over a
Thursday, January 16 2014 by Editor
UPPER MARLBORO, Md, Jan. 14, 2014—On December 19, 2013 Thoroughbred Placement Resources was awarded Accredited status by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS). “Being awarded GFAS Accredited status is an honor that will helps us further our mission to provide the best possible care for the horses we rescue, and to promote the overall welfare of the Thoroughbred horse,” said Kimberly Clark, founder of TPR, a non-profit organization which works to retrain and find qualified homes for retired Thoroughbreds, as well as to educate owners, trainers and the general public about the value of retired racehorses as show and pleasure horses.
Remember Duke??? Duke on his way to Florida Duke became a local celebrity when he made the trip with the Tri County Humane Society Rescue Team from Oklahoma to Boca Raton. After one week in quarantine, his new family fell in love with him when they saw his story on the news and brought him home yesterday!!!!! Duke’s first TV appearance when his family fell in love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p0QPmq2HbYs Billie is a happy, fun-loving little guy who really wants a family of his own to love and play with. He’s not too big and not too small – just the perfect size
I was rescued today by Big Dog Ranch Rescue, also known as Weimaraner Rescue Florida. I am just a 9 week old little girl.