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GiveBIG is May 3–4th!

GiveBIG is May 3–4th!

Today kicks off GiveBIG!! This year, SAFE invites you to help your favorite Western Washington horse rescue raise needed funds to help unforgettable horses. Donate here. Our theme for GiveBIG 2022 is “Let’s Not Forget.” Horses don’t end up at rescues because they’re…

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May Volunteer of the Month: Caitlin Soden

May Volunteer of the Month: Caitlin Soden

Congratulations to our May Volunteer of the Month, Caitlin! Caitlin works a full time job and still manages to muster up the energy to spend her weekends volunteering. She even shows up early to help with feeding! The Sunday PM team is very lucky to have her at the…

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Otto’s Origins

Otto’s Origins

Otto arrived at SAFE the very definition of a ragamuffin, with a scruffy, mud-caked winter coat draped atop his thin frame. We looked forward to seeing what health would do for Otto.  It brought out his personality, for starters. Even when on the mend from his tooth…

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Alumni Update: Atticus

Alumni Update: Atticus

Atticus’s adopter Bernice says that he is doing very well at the age of 32.  Despite his age and mild arthritis in his hind, he still acts like a young 22-year-old.  He is currently shedding out as seen on his face, getting ready for some summer fun!

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Trail Horse Nyx

Trail Horse Nyx

Nyx’s had his first trail ride with volunteer rider Lexee N! Here’s what she had to say about their experience: On this Sunny Thursday (4/7/22) Nyx and 4 other SAFE horses went on a trail ride/walk. Nyx has gone on a couple of trail walks before but today was his…

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Working With Domino

Working With Domino

Sara H, who has spent some time with Domino recently, had the following to say about their time together: I had the wonderful opportunity to work with Domino for three days during the last Joel Conner Clinic in November 2021. It was clear this distinguished gentleman…

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Darla Gets to Work

Darla Gets to Work

Kaya has the following to say about her time spent recently with Darla: After struggling with her hoof injury for the last several months, Darla is sound and ready to get back to work! It seems she has used the time off to think about what she was working on before…

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Veronica Melts Candi

Veronica Melts Candi

A sweet note and reminder how special horses are in our lives. Candi recently had this to say about her relationship with Veronica: “It has been two weeks since I have been able to be with Veronica. Today she ran to me when she saw me at the gate of her turn out.…

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SAFE 2020 Annual Report

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Otto’s Origins

Otto’s Origins

Otto arrived at SAFE the very definition of a ragamuffin, with a scruffy, mud-caked winter coat draped atop his thin frame. We looked forward to seeing what health would do for Otto.  It brought out his personality, for starters. Even when on the mend from his tooth…

Alumni Update: Atticus

Alumni Update: Atticus

Atticus’s adopter Bernice says that he is doing very well at the age of 32.  Despite his age and mild arthritis in his hind, he still acts like a young 22-year-old.  He is currently shedding out as seen on his face, getting ready for some summer fun!

Trail Horse Nyx

Trail Horse Nyx

Nyx’s had his first trail ride with volunteer rider Lexee N! Here’s what she had to say about their experience: On this Sunny Thursday (4/7/22) Nyx and 4 other SAFE horses went on a trail ride/walk. Nyx has gone on a couple of trail walks before but today was his…

Working With Domino

Working With Domino

Sara H, who has spent some time with Domino recently, had the following to say about their time together: I had the wonderful opportunity to work with Domino for three days during the last Joel Conner Clinic in November 2021. It was clear this distinguished gentleman…

Darla Gets to Work

Darla Gets to Work

Kaya has the following to say about her time spent recently with Darla: After struggling with her hoof injury for the last several months, Darla is sound and ready to get back to work! It seems she has used the time off to think about what she was working on before…

Veronica Melts Candi

Veronica Melts Candi

A sweet note and reminder how special horses are in our lives. Candi recently had this to say about her relationship with Veronica: “It has been two weeks since I have been able to be with Veronica. Today she ran to me when she saw me at the gate of her turn out.…

Tilt and Valentine Looking for a New Home

Tilt and Valentine Looking for a New Home

Tilt and Valentine are looking for a new home in a hurry! They are SAFE alumni and their adopter regretfully must rehome them, hopefully together. Please share if you know someone looking for two very sweet pasture pals! Tilt is a bay 5‑year-old 14hh Yakima…

Update: Daisy at Foster

Update: Daisy at Foster

From Daisy’s loving foster mom Shellie:  “Daisy is doing wonderfully! She had a hoof trim on April 1, which went very well, not sore afterward, no boots needed! She’s shedding like a mad-woman with a beautiful caramel coat now starting to peak out on her shoulders.…

Welcome, Bliss!

Welcome, Bliss!

Introducing SAFE’s newest addition: Bliss!  Bliss came to us from Port Orchard after a member of her owner’s family dispersed a group of 20 horses from his property in Sequim. There was a question as to whether or not Bliss was pregnant (she is not), and though he’d…

Milestones for Jacob

Milestones for Jacob

People may not realize all the little things our horses need to learn before they can be considered ready for adoption. Some come in with little to no domestic life skills while others have troubles due to frustration and misunderstanding that humans created. These…

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