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Losing Our Beloved Dakota and Phebe

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | January 5, 2022

This is very difficult to write. Tragically, we lost 2 of our beloved rescue horses this past month Dakota and Phebe. Dakota was the kindest horse; he was rescued in 2002 with the help of a vet when he went lame and could no longer be ridden. We loved and cared for Dakota for the…

Summer Intern Helped the Horses

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | December 6, 2021

Mylestone was very fortunate to have Lucy Milligan do an internship with us over the summer. Lucy has been attending college in France, and needed to do an internship for school. Lucy’s family have been longtime sponsors for many years now. Lucy got firsthand experience of the hard work that goes into the daily care…

Blue and Little Buddy Saved from Going to Auction

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | December 2, 2021

Mylestone worked with a longtime friend to rescue Blue, a blind Standardbred gelding, from ending up back at an auction. Blind horses are not supposed to be run through the auctions, but it does happen. He was used as an Amish buggy horse until he lost his sight. Blue is very well adjusted to his…

Girl Scout Troop 82405 Helps the Horses!

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | December 2, 2021

Mylestone is always very grateful to kids who want to help the horses, but this year brought helping the horses to a whole new level thanks to the Philanthropic Recognition program of the Girl Scouts of NJ. Through their cookie sales and kind hearts, they raised $4,000 which was used to purchase a Horsemen’s Outlet…

Dentist Day at the Farm – 2021

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | November 29, 2021

October 25th was dentist day at the farm for the rescue horses. Bill Schultze, Jim Edwards, and Brian Shaw came to the farm to take care of the horses’ teeth. The day went very smoothly and they were done in about 3 hours. Our vet, Dr. Mary Beth Hamorski, sedated most of the horses while…

In Memory of Cloudy

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | November 3, 2021

We suffered the terrible loss of Cloudy this summer. He had reoccurring fevers in the previous months which they thought were tick borne, but the fevers never completely stopped. In fact, they became much worse. I also noticed in early July that Cloudy’s right eye looked different. There seemed to be changes daily. Dr Mary…

Maggie’s Been Adopted!

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | July 26, 2021

We recently got an unexpected surprise; Maggie’s longtime foster mom, Laurel, decided she wanted to adopt Maggie permanently. We got the news after Maggie finally recovered from her eye removal surgery. We couldn’t he happier for Maggie. Laurel has been devoted to Maggie since she was rescued from an auction back in 2012. Maggie was…

Missing Our Peppermint Patty

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | June 8, 2021

Sadly we had to say “goodbye” to our adored mini, Patty. She suffered a stroke, and although we tried medical treatment, there just wasn’t enough improvement. She had become neurological and it was hard for her to get around like she once did. Patty had lost her sparkle, and just wasn’t herself. She was close…

In Memory of Logan

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | May 28, 2021

We are devastated to share with you we lost our dear Logan. He was saved from the auction in 2011 but had been horribly abused in his past. In the last few year he has battled serious intestinal issues starting in 2018 when he was in the equine hospital because he stopped eating and drinking.…

The Horses’ Care Remains Essential

By Mylestone Equine Rescue | December 2, 2020

Regardless of what’s going on in the world, the horses’ care remains essential. Despite the many changes in our world today, for our rescued residents, life goes on and they continue to receive the best of care. Several of the horses have had extensive lameness issues. Casper has been very lame recently. The vet came…