Today cold weather moves in and the snow is on its way and I find myself relieved that Fancy will not have to deal with the winter storm in her advanced state of cancer. She is safe and warm in heaven and totally out of pain.
As this year comes to an end I was hit pretty hard with the number of horses that crossed the rainbow bridge this year. Though I miss them, I realize I should be happy and celebrate how together we made their lives better, provided the care they needed and the love they yearned for if only for a few days.
They all had maladies, many sick and in pain being neglected by others. Some rescued by others then coming to us for their final days and others rescued by us and in the care of our wonderful foster or adopted families who stepped in to help simply because we asked.
God put them in our path knowing they would get their needs met and brought home to heaven where they belonged because it was their time and he wanted their suffering and pain to end.
We are able to provide for these horses and others because of YOU. Your love for animals abounds. Financial support allows us to help and appropriately care for each and every one, physical help with transport, housing, care giving, foster or adoption allows us to help horses all over, volunteers help us sustain here at the ranch and your moral support helps me carry on when the going gets tough especially those days I want to throw in the towel.
Together we enriched all their lives if only for a short time. Now this year comes to an end I want to thank you for all you have done to help us help these horses and honor their needs. Those blessed with a final act of kindness and those still in our care.
As we say goodbye to 2014 I am happy for the horses and it is thanks to you!
Thanks from Autumn, Danny, Duncan, Gen, Gwen, Jewel, Liam, Lucky, Nikia and Ruby who your donations continue to support and provide for.
Thanks from Maverick, Tucker, Max, Babee, Badger, Moose, Sheree, Morning Glory & Fancy who were loved and were released from pain.
Thanks from those unknown who will need us in the future.
Happy New Year and blessings to you in 2015!
Christine & Lary Griffin