Mares & Colts
|Caramel (darker, left) and Butterscotch
just after arriving pregnant at H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut,
||Butterscotch (lighter, left)
and Caramel at H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut, May 2008.
and Caramel (the darker of the two) came from the hell of a Premarin
farm to the heaven of H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut.
They both were pregnant and gave birth within two weeks of each
other. Both their babies, Bronson and Baron, were
born healthy and along with their mothers thrived under the tender
and compassionate care of the volunteers at H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut.
mares were absolutely terrified of people when they first arrived
and, as you can see from these pictures, were in terrible condition.
Their coats and manes were matted; they probably had never been
groomed in their lives. Their feet were also in terrible condition
and it took many, many months before a farrier could even pick
up their feet, let alone work on them. Through the gentle work
of H.O.R.S.E. volunteers, these two remarkable mares began to
let people touch them and eventually groom them.
(left) has been adopted and today
enjoys life with his family, including his
very own pony friend.
(right) has grown to 16'3 hands
tall (so far) and rides on the trail as well
as in the ring.
Butterscotch and Caramel are two beautiful, healthy and happy
mares who are enjoying their lives. With much patience they
have learned to like being handled, and they undergo regular
training as they learn to become real horses. As you can see
from these latest pictures, life is good for these two “escapees
from the Premarin farm!”
Caramel and Bronson are available for adoption to experienced
horse people only. If you are interested, please read the H.O.R.S.E.
of Connecticut pre-adoption and adoption agreements thoroughly.
More information can be found about all three under “Adoptions”
on this website.
|Caramel and Butterscotch thank
you for reading their story and invite you to visit them.
Don't forget carrots!
friend discuss his training.