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Johnn’s Horse Champ

Times change; people and horses grow older and eventually die. Life at Horse Heaven, in this regard, is no different than anyplace else. A few weeks ago, I talked with Johnn as I stood in Pepper’s stall and brushed down … Continue reading

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Pam Watros and Meadowgate Equine Rescue

In the fall of 2008, I was volunteering at the Susquehanna River Archeological Center in Waverly, NY when a fellow volunteer told me about her experience helping rescued horses in Newfield, NY. “I drive up once a week and brush … Continue reading

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Pepper’s Rescue

Connie owned several horses over the years. In 1999 her loyal Tennessee Walker, Ruth, died. Connie bought a 15 year old Quarter Horse named Sally. She wanted her vet, Robin, to check over the horse. The woman selling Sally refused … Continue reading

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The History of Horse Heaven

Johnn and Connie lived in town in a house on a tree lined street with cement sidewalks, and neighbors within shouting distance. Town was fine but they were dreaming of a place in the country. In 1984, the old Collins … Continue reading

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