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Bliss came into our rescue program on August 12, 2010. Bliss is one of 17 horses that survived a horrific trailer accident on the Turner Turnpike on May 18, 2010. Bliss along with 29 other horses were headed to Mexico on that horrible day, fated for slaughter. Unfortunately, 11 died instantly or had to be euthanized on scene of the wreck, 2 later died once they were transported back to the kill buyers property in Missouri. It is horrible to think that an overturned semi trailer is a blessing. But to these surviving 17 horses that horrific day is what ultimately saved their lives. These beautiful horses were given a second chance. Thanks to HSUS for assisting us in our efforts to gain custody of these wonderful horses. It is a blessing to provide these horses a chance to be adopted and given the opportunity to be loved and someone's companion, such as many once were before being sold at a Livestock Auction in Missouri and Illinois. Many still wear their scars and wounds on them from that horrible day. Nothing about the Slaughter industry is humane. These horses not only suffered a horrible trailer wreck, but it is clear that they received little to no care while waiting at the Kill buyers to make that awful transport again. These horses have remained in the custody of the kill buyer in Missouri until August 12th, all pictures posted are from the day of arrival into our rescue program and our Veterinary Day, which was 4 days after arrival. Thankfully, their horrible road to hell has ended and now we are providing them the care that they deserve, so that wonderful families can enjoy these sweet, sweet horses. It only takes a few minutes to look into these horses eyes and see the love, fear, uncertainness, and forgiveness that they have to offer. They will send you a message of thanks daily, from a simple nicker to a loving caress. Please note that the 17 horses are located in foster care. If you are interested in adopting one of these horses, please notify us, so that we can make arrangements to get that particular horse here at our facility to be seen.

Bliss is a super sweet Palomino, Gaited Paso Fino, Mare. She is estimated to be 5 years of age. She is a beautiful girl and loves attention. She stands about 14.2 hands tall. She is a little thin and needs to gain some weight, other than that, she is healthy and doing great. Bliss is broke to ride and has a beautiful gait. She needs a few tune up rides before hitting a trail, but with a little time and attention, she will make someone a great trail horse. Bliss has a current negative coggins, up to date on vaccinations, deworming, hoof maintenance and teeth floating. She will make someone a wonderful horse. She seems to always know when a camera is on her and is always ready to strike a pose. She has such a cute personality. This special girl longs for that loving, forever home that she deserves. If you are interested in adopting this sweet girl, please submit an adoption application or call/email to schedule an appointment to visit Bliss.

Bliss has been adopted to a wonderful family in Stroud, Oklahoma. Bliss is joining a few of our other former rescued horses in her forever, loving home. We are thrilled that Bliss is going to be spoiled rotten and extremely well loved like she deserves. Her journey stops here, where she has found her forever, loving home and family.

Please call or email to schedule an appointment to visit the horses currently available in our rescue program. We are generally available by appointment Monday - Thursday after 5:30 and anytime Friday - Sunday. We do maintain full time jobs, so we are not always available on weekdays. Please be patient with us and we will return your call/email as soon as possible.  

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