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Meet Lucca and Aries

Meet Lucca and Aries

Terry, our Operations Director and Jane, a long time SAFE volunteer, headed across the waters on a ferry ride to Kingston. They picked up two new horses this week, Lucca, a 19 year old bay Arabian mare and her friend, Aries, an 18 year old red roan Arabian. Both are…

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Update on Mac’s Injury

Update on Mac’s Injury

Mac’s bandage was changed on Monday and it looks good! The wound is starting to fill in and we will be starting him on oral antibiotics this week. He isn’t the best for worming, so we will see if he will eat it with a little grain. If not, we will try a…

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Update on Teddi

Update on Teddi

Teddi has been in our rehab paddock for over six months. We do not see her limp at a walk and are still hopeful that time my heal her pastern joint. Right now, we are now considering Adequan to improve her long term soundness. Adequan is a supplement which has been…

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Alumni Update: Misty

Alumni Update: Misty

Misty is doing amazingly well! She won “Horse of the Day” at an IEA show and is currently serving as an part-time lesson pony and teaching kids at Burkwood. Since Sarah hurt her knee, she can’t ride right now, but having Misty teach lessons to the little ones allows…

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Jill is Ridden for the First Time

Jill is Ridden for the First Time

Kaya calls Jill, Beans, which is short for Jillybeans. She has many names. Jill was started under saddle at the Joel Connor Clinic a few weeks ago. Joel had the first couple of rides and then Kaya was also able to ride her. Here’s what Kaya had to say about her: Jill…

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Barb Started as a Riding Horse

Barb Started as a Riding Horse

Barb has become Kaya’s favorite horse to work with. She was ridden for the first time at the Joel Connor Clinic a few weeks ago. Then Kaya got on and has been working on riding her ever since. Barb is a very opinionated pony, but seems to enjoy the work. She is really…

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Pearl is Becoming a Riding Horse

Pearl is Becoming a Riding Horse

Pearl had her first ride at the Joel Connor clinic a couple of weeks ago! She isn’t bothered by having a person on her back and took to it easily. Here’s what Kaya had to say about her: Pearl has come a long way since being at SAFE, but still has a long way to go…

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Volunteer of the Month: Meghan Nicholson

Volunteer of the Month: Meghan Nicholson

How and when did you first get involved with horses?  SAFE is actually my first experience with horses! I have loved them my entire life (they’ve been my favorite animal since I can remember), but I never had the opportunity to be around them. When I moved to Seattle…

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Meet Lucca and Aries

Meet Lucca and Aries

Terry, our Operations Director and Jane, a long time SAFE volunteer, headed across the waters on a ferry ride to Kingston. They picked up two new horses this week, Lucca, a 19 year old bay Arabian mare and her friend, Aries, an 18 year old red roan Arabian. Both are…

Update on Mac’s Injury

Update on Mac’s Injury

Mac’s bandage was changed on Monday and it looks good! The wound is starting to fill in and we will be starting him on oral antibiotics this week. He isn’t the best for worming, so we will see if he will eat it with a little grain. If not, we will try a…

Update on Teddi

Update on Teddi

Teddi has been in our rehab paddock for over six months. We do not see her limp at a walk and are still hopeful that time my heal her pastern joint. Right now, we are now considering Adequan to improve her long term soundness. Adequan is a supplement which has been…

Alumni Update: Misty

Alumni Update: Misty

Misty is doing amazingly well! She won “Horse of the Day” at an IEA show and is currently serving as an part-time lesson pony and teaching kids at Burkwood. Since Sarah hurt her knee, she can’t ride right now, but having Misty teach lessons to the little ones allows…

Jill is Ridden for the First Time

Jill is Ridden for the First Time

Kaya calls Jill, Beans, which is short for Jillybeans. She has many names. Jill was started under saddle at the Joel Connor Clinic a few weeks ago. Joel had the first couple of rides and then Kaya was also able to ride her. Here’s what Kaya had to say about her: Jill…

Barb Started as a Riding Horse

Barb Started as a Riding Horse

Barb has become Kaya’s favorite horse to work with. She was ridden for the first time at the Joel Connor Clinic a few weeks ago. Then Kaya got on and has been working on riding her ever since. Barb is a very opinionated pony, but seems to enjoy the work. She is really…

Pearl is Becoming a Riding Horse

Pearl is Becoming a Riding Horse

Pearl had her first ride at the Joel Connor clinic a couple of weeks ago! She isn’t bothered by having a person on her back and took to it easily. Here’s what Kaya had to say about her: Pearl has come a long way since being at SAFE, but still has a long way to go…

Mac is on the Injured List

Mac is on the Injured List

Sadly, Mac had a bit of an accident yesterday during turn in. He got bothered just outside the barn door, scrambled backwards, and fell onto a ceramic planter. He suffered two sizable lacerations on his left hind gaskin that needed emergency vet care immediately.…

Razin’s Surgery was a Success!

Razin’s Surgery was a Success!

When Razin was seized by Animal Control along with a group of neglected ponies, he appeared to be a gelding. However, none of the other male ponies seized from that property had been gelded, which made us wonder why the previous owners would have gelded this young…

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