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Mare

This sweet little lineback dun roan filly was failing to thrive in a rural Kansas community when she was first noticed. Pastured with other horses, her nutritional, wellness and healthcare needs were being ignored. When neighbors expressed concern to the local authorities, her owner sought a quick way out of probable neglect charges and asked a friend in Oklahoma to take her. The intention was to start her under saddle (much too young) and... more

Mare

Ava’s dam, while pregnant with Ava, found herself in jeopardy and her future uncertain with her current owners at that time. Luckily, a kind soul stepped in and purchased the pregnant mare, providing her safe haven. Ava’s arrival was unremarkable, and this lovely Cremello mare had a great start in life. However, she was born visually impaired, creating a need for some additional assistance from her owners. Even with that impairment, though,... more

Mare

Born and bred by her previous owners (but never registered, though parentage is known), Brecken was the “best friend” to her owners daughter. As the daughter grew up and became a mother herself, Brecken remained very important but the time and resources to start her under saddle was unavailable. With a young toddler and a second child on the way, a relatively mild, but time consuming injury to a hoof was daunting. It became imperative that... more

Mare

In October 2008, Breeze Future Poco (a.k.a. Breeze), a registered Quarter horse mare of highly desirable bloodlines, and her one-month-old filly, Misty Breeze (a.k.a. Misty), were taken to a Nebraska sale barn. Breeze was slated for sale to slaughter and the auction owner reported that if Misty wasn’t purchased as well, she would be shot after the mare left. Fortunately, a former killer buyer saw potential in the mare and made a point of... more

Mare

The daughter of a captured BLM Mustang, Celeste was born and grew up in a pasture with no human interaction. Her dam, Rena, had been abandoned by her owner and left with no care, even as a life grew within her. Luckily, the green grasses and a nearby pond provided Rena with the nourishment she needed to bring the healthy filly to term. Because of her abandonment, Celeste had many baby lessons to learn, but she has proved to be a bold and... more

Mare

D’Arcy arrived at Rainbow Meadows with Twiggy in 2013 as the result of an owner that was unprepared for the realities of horse ownership. Not only are the costs of responsible care high but an individual must understand how to train and interact with the horse. D’Arcy was not receiving the routine care needed, but she was allowed to dominate her owner and as she grew from a weanling to a full-sized mare, things became dangerous. Fortunately... more

Gelding

Dawson was seized by law enforcement as an intact stallion in 2014 from near Lebo, KS, due to extreme neglect. He was placed into custodial care where he was immediately started on a rehabilitation program to counter the effects of malnutrition and neglect as well as to be gelded prior to coming to Rainbow Meadows. Dawson was signed over to Rainbow Meadows upon his previous owner’s conviction of animal cruelty, allowing him to be made... more

Gelding

Little is known about Daxx’s former situation, except that he was in an extremely emaciated condition when a good Samaritan stepped in and requested that Rainbow Meadows take him in and provide care. He is a sweet, small gelding, and it is reported that he is well-papered and registered through AQHA. Daxx has been started under saddle an has proven to be an energetic but willing partner.

Gelding

Falkor's dam, Fallon, was abandoned with her 2 offspring and pregnant with him.The mare gave her all to save the life of her babies. When seized by local authorities, Fallon was likely within days of death from starvation. Fortunately, after receiving appropriate wellness care and Thrive feed, Fallon recovered quickly. She gave birth to a healthy foal the following Spring.Falkor has proven to be a curious and easy going little guy who loves... more

Mare

Fenix was severly neglected along with 55 other horses. A veterinarian contacted Rainbow Meadows to ask for help. Rainbow Meadows was able to have the owner relinquish Fenix and a mare/foal pair. Once they arrived Rainbow Meadows immidiately started refeeding. Fenix was unable to get up of 3 days but she was a fighter. With help from Rainbow Meadows staff she was able to get up on the 4th day. She was gaining weight and strength. after 30... more

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