Monday, January 28, 2013

HRN: Rescue Groups Striving to Rescue Louisiana Horses

I would not normally post on this blog when I have published a new blog post on my Horse Racing Nation blog, but this is a special occasion. A grave situation is currently taking place in Louisiana...

"In January 2012, a mass rescue effort, including teams from Remember Me Rescue and the Louisiana Horse Rescue Association, helped rescue dozens of starving Thoroughbreds – though it was too late to save several horses – from terrible living conditions in Many, Louisiana. A year later, the town has changed, but the situation is similar, if not more horrific.

Currently, a large number of starving horses are suffering at Ryder River Ridge Farm in Natchitoches, Louisiana – about 40 minutes northeast of Many. Ryder River Ridge Farm is owned by Firal Ryder, a man who greatly loves his horses, but due to ill health, is in a nursing home. His son, Clay Ryder, is now in control of farm operations...."

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