It is Gem's birthday! Last year she was born a healthy wild foal at Butcher Jones to Sapphire. But she sustained an injury in her fetlock. We rescued her when she was only 3 weeks old; she could no longer keep up with her band and was septic. The infection was eating her fetlock joint and growthplate. The vet recommendation was euthanasia, as the chances were very slim that she would ever be sound. However, with your financial support, you made her recovery possible! Gem today is living proof of how wild horses are miraculous survivors. She has NO lasting
We sure have our hands full these days as life has been rough for the Salt River wild horses and these foals need our help. (Because of climate and natural challenges) One thing to learn from their incredibly strong survival instinct, is that nomatter how bad things may get, you hang inthere, keep your head up, and you never ever ever give up. Did you know you can help them by buying them a gift? They drink a LOT of milk 🍼which is on their wishlist on amazon! Wont you please click here and help share their needs? 👩💻We will do the
Snow is hanging in there! He is not wanting to drink his milk yet but ate all of his Timothy hay. He is getting Dextrose and electrolytes through his IV and his bloodwork shows major improvements. Yay! He is in no way better yet, but we are going to keep you, our supporters, frequently updated on his progress. Please check back often! Thank you so much to each amazing supporter, for donating once again, and raising his estimated medical bills in less than two hours and for continuing to donate. You make miracles possible and together we prove that wild horses
Life is not all fairytales, we know that, but with mystical and kind creatures living in the Tonto National Forest, a little bit of magic is preserved there for everyone who believes in it. We fight hard for the well being of the whole herd as well as each individual horse that is part of it. With your help, we will never stop doing so. But it takes strong warriors and strong supporters, as sometimes it takes a lot out of everyone. You are part of this quest and we could not thank our supporters enough for supporting the recent
Say hello to Gideon!
It's national I love horses day, we almost missed it, because we were very busy on the river, as well as busy taking care of these precious souls. They all have their own stories and their happy endings, thanks to your support! Do you know all of their stories? You can learn more about them on our website! If you love the Salt River wild horses you can also sponsor any of these rescues through our website! Each sponsor makes a difference in their lives every day! Click this link! http://saltriverwildhorsemanagementgroup.org/sponsor-a-salt-river-wild-horse/ SRWHMG volunteer Debra Mykitiak made this lovely poster before
We are having a bad colic season. The mesquite beans have gotten wet, and the horses keep eating them, which is giving them colic. (A very bad stomach ache from impaction, that can kill them) Our team is non stop in emergency mode, we administer banamine in severe cases when we can, which reduces the pain and can save their life. The young horse in this picture has been administered banamine, please help us hope that she is going to make it. We need your help, if you see a wild horse that is down and rolling, or a foal
Here is the beautiful video that James and Shelley made of the process of taming Cheyenne so that we could treat her wounds and take x-rays without sedation. Enjoy the video! Thank you for your support.
Incorporating the Trust Technique with James and Shelley at our facility has been amazing. Yes Cheyenne was really wild and shy the day before! Watch the first part of the story of Cheyenne and her foal Nakota. They have made a beautiful video of it! Follow the link below to learn the Trust Technique, when you buy the course, they will donate 25% to The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group! Thank you James and Shelley, its been so wonderful having you with us!