Hope4Horses

Pintos ‘R’ Us Trail Rides & Defensa Animal de Rincon run “Hope4Horses” – A program for rescuing, rehabilitating, funding and placing in Horse Sanctuaries or Private Homes horses in need in Puerto Rico.   Enjoy the below photos.  These rescues are made possible by your tax deductible donations – we are a Federal and PR Non Profit.  We are looking for more large pieces of land in Puerto Rico to be Horse Sanctuaries.  If you have land and the idea appeals to you please contact us to discuss.  We are here to help in any way we can and we have all the horse resources to help

Following are our current rescues in need of donations | for past rescues please visit Our Defensa Rescued Horses page


Lady Shoshanna

Lady Shoshanna A Rescued Horse with 1000s of ticks, malnourished, dehydrated, very neglected! She is doing great because of your donations and shares! Please Continue!

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Donation Total: $100.00

  – A Rescued Horse with 1000s of ticks and very neglected
Lady Shoshanna was rescued by Hope4Horses on  March 14th 2017.  She had been reported as tied on too short a rope with no water & no food.  She could not reach any grass!  When we arrived the worst part of her condition was thousands of ticks on her *everywhere*, including up her nose! She was weak, malnourished, dehydrated but oh so sweet and ready to be rescued.   She is now rescued, 100% tick FREE and living on Defensa Horse Rescue land.  Lady Shoshanna is being well cared for but needs a few more donations and/or shares!  Spread the word and help us help more horses in need like Lady Shoshanna.  Follow on Shoshanna’s facebook album!


Papi the Original – A Rescued Horse

Papi is now in Sanctuary

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Donation Total: $20.00

Papi!  The Original ‘A Rescued Horse’ – Now in Sanctuary  Papi was rescued before Defensa was even formed and he was rescued because many people in Rincon Puerto Rico came together to help him.  Papi was a lame (check out those 2 front legs) horse who was living on the streets of Rincon, Puerto Rico. He was tied up at the baseball field for months until the city manager kicked him off. Then he was tied up in the trails behind El Faro. Both places lacked enough grass/food and water. The final straw, when we decided to take responsibility for Papi was on Christmas Eve Day, 2011 – Papi was tied up on the dangerous curve of the 413 (at Puesta del Sol). He’d gotten off rope and was walking across the road – obviously dangerous for Papi, our community and tourists. But thanks to your support and our community Papi is now living out his days in Sanctuary


 

Mango Oliver aka ‘MO’

MO is now in Sanctuary

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Donation Total: $50.00

MO is now in Sanctuary

MO had a little set back in his happy home ending, in that his adoptive home with Prince Casper Yetti didn’t work out.  We’d like to think it was not MO’s fault.  He was just being a horse and a horse takes time to adjust to new surroundings, people and training.   But MO has been accepted at our Sister Sanctuary in Aibonito.  After living a not so easy life we are very excited for MO.  View MO’s full rescue back story 


Cisco Kid

Cisco Kid – A Rescued Horse – Roaming without a home, Police Requested Rescue

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Cisco Kid – A Rescued Horse – Stallion Roaming without a home, Police Requested Rescue Released to Defensa by the State Police March 29th 2017, Because no one could find the owner and he’d been loose roaming Rincon for weeks . He is full of spirit has no issues except some ticks, need to be castrated, feed, cared for and rest to heal a somewhat lame leg (back right). Find all our current Horse Rescues at Hope4Horses Internal Notes: Officers involved Ramos & Vasquez, Bonilla & Gregory (State Police) 


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