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Mare

Ava’s dam, while pregnant with Ava, found herself in jeopardy and her future uncertain with her current owners at that time. Luckily, a kind soul stepped in and purchased the pregnant mare, providing her safe haven. Ava’s arrival was unremarkable, and this lovely Cremello mare had a great start in life. However, she was born visually impaired, creating a need for some additional assistance from her owners. Even with that impairment, though,... more

Mare

Born and bred by her previous owners (but never registered, though parentage is known), Brecken was the “best friend” to her owners daughter. As the daughter grew up and became a mother herself, Brecken remained very important but the time and resources to start her under saddle was unavailable. With a young toddler and a second child on the way, a relatively mild, but time consuming injury to a hoof was daunting. It became imperative that... more

Mare

In October 2008, Breeze Future Poco (a.k.a. Breeze), a registered Quarter horse mare of highly desirable bloodlines, and her one-month-old filly, Misty Breeze (a.k.a. Misty), were taken to a Nebraska sale barn. Breeze was slated for sale to slaughter and the auction owner reported that if Misty wasn’t purchased as well, she would be shot after the mare left. Fortunately, a former killer buyer saw potential in the mare and made a point of... more

Mare

The daughter of a captured BLM Mustang, Celeste was born and grew up in a pasture with no human interaction. Her dam, Rena, had been abandoned by her owner and left with no care, even as a life grew within her. Luckily, the green grasses and a nearby pond provided Rena with the nourishment she needed to bring the healthy filly to term. Because of her abandonment, Celeste had many baby lessons to learn, but she has proved to be a bold and... more

Cookie
Mare

Cookie was relinquished by a previous rescue operator who had owned her for an estimated four years but had not been successful in providing her needed training or desensitization. She receives daily handling at Rainbow Meadows but her previous abuse was likley some of the worst kind know. As a result she is terribly frightened of men.. She is a nice little hinney but will require an experienced handler to help ease her anxiety regarding... more

Gelding

Dawson was seized by law enforcement as an intact stallion in 2014 from near Lebo, KS, due to extreme neglect. He was placed into custodial care where he was immediately started on a rehabilitation program to counter the effects of malnutrition and neglect as well as to be gelded prior to coming to Rainbow Meadows. Dawson was signed over to Rainbow Meadows upon his previous owner’s conviction of animal cruelty, allowing him to be made... more

Gelding

Little is known about Daxx’s former situation, except that he was in an extremely emaciated condition when a good Samaritan stepped in and requested that Rainbow Meadows take him in and provide care. He is a sweet, small gelding, and it is reported that he is well-papered and registered through AQHA. Daxx has been started under saddle an has proven to be an energetic but willing partner.

Gelding

Falkor's dam, Fallon, was abandoned with her 2 offspring and pregnant with him.The mare gave her all to save the life of her babies. When seized by local authorities, Fallon was likely within days of death from starvation. Fortunately, after receiving appropriate wellness care and Thrive feed, Fallon recovered quickly. She gave birth to a healthy foal the following Spring.Falkor has proven to be a curious and easy going little guy who loves... more

Gelding

Flynt was simply too much horse for his owner and yet she wanted to ensure his safety by asking that Rainbow Meadows accept him into their program. He was adopted and with his new family for nearly two years when the grandkids began to grow up and head off to school and he was not being ridden so he was returned to the rescue. Flynt is a truly nice guy. He can be a dominant and opinionated but behaves well with a qualified rider/handler.

Gelding

Frost and two pasture mates were discovered by Oklahoma authorities as being underweight due to neglect. At the same time, Frost’s owners were being investigated for neglect of their numerous dogs. The authorities notified them that they would have to rehome the horses or face possible charges. Rainbow Meadows medical director, Jan Johnston, DVM, was present at the time of the investigation and recommended that the horses be relinquished to... more

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