Justice for Bud & Brandy

Yesterday in King County Superior Court, a jury returned a guilty verdict on two counts of felony animal cruelty against the woman who starved and neglected Bud and Brandy. Here is their story. The call came late on a Sunday afternoon in February…two elderly horses,...
Goodbye Dexter

Goodbye Dexter

This will not be an easy post to write. I’ve already made four or five attempts to get started, writing tired cliches…like “Letting a horse go is never easy” or “We know we can’t save them all” …and then hitting the delete key. Staring at an empty page. And finally...
Happy Trails, Scooter!

Happy Trails, Scooter!

In February 2012, SAFE was contacted by Pierce County Animal Control about 16 horses seized from an Arabian breeder the previous November. SAFE rallied to the call for help, agreeing to take five of the horses, including two stallions. What we did not know at the time...
Brio

Brio

Horse rescue has its highs and lows, and in order to keep going, we focus on the highs whenever we can: the before & after photos, the success stories, the happy adoptions. But today, we’re feeling pretty brokenhearted. We know that we can’t save them all. But...
Sunny

Sunny

Sunny was 28 years old when he found himself unwanted, neglected, and homeless. When he was taken in by SAFE, he was pitifully thin, his hooves overgrown, his chestnut coat dull. His teeth had not been cared for in several years, making it hard for him to chew his...