In Memory

One of the toughest parts of rescue is the lives we lose. Each one takes a little piece of our heart with them.

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In Memory

One of the toughest parts of rescue is the lives we lose – whether in their sleep or when we need to help end suffering and pain.
Each one takes a little piece of our heart with them.

Rest in Peace our beautiful friends x

 

HSES Oreo – Companion

HSES Oreo – Companion

One for the paint lovers! HSES Oreo came to the Sanctuary as part of a large RSPCA seizure. Due to his malnourished condition - he was part of the prosecution case so remained here an unhandled stallion pending court outcomes.  Rehoming as a companion - HSES Oreo...

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Biggie

Biggie

Beautiful Biggie was one of the toughest horses we’ve loved, fighting a string of illnesses that remained undiagnosed – vets were unable to save her.   RIP 2019.

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Maddie

Maddie

Beautiful Madison or Maddie – Racing Name ‘Stroll in the Park’ – spent her life as a broodmare. When she could no longer conceive or was considered too old – she was sent to Echuca sale yards. Purchased by the meat processor, she ended up in holding pens at Shepparton...

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Brian

Brian

Absolutely a gentleman – at 28yrs of age we helped Brian to pastures new.

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William

William

Handsome William was acquired on the way home from the Pakenham sales – we were advised he was free or he was going to the next sales and there was not a lot of interest in a 20 year old THB’s. William was homed twice from HSES but became so difficult for his new...

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Tori

Tori

Tori was surrendered with a “sore” leg however when we collected him it was clear he was in a grave state. X-rays revealed the infection in his leg had started to eat into his bones. Tori had struggled through the winter in intense pain. After a week of hugs,...

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Pearl

Pearl

They say a picture is worth a thousand words – and Pearl’s tragic image in the dog pens at the saleyards spoke volumes. We were full at the time, however, we knew she needed our help. Purchased by a supporter and surrendered to HSES – Pearl was fostered by our...

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Zena

Zena

An absolute Sanctuary favourite – beautiful Zena was retired to HSES due to a serious leg issue from racing. Tragically on the 3oth January 2017 a vet x-ray revealed significant bone trauma that appeared to be cancer. Zena was suffering significant pain and we decided...

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Skye

Skye

Skye is a very pretty young filly, (breeding yet to be confirmed), and was surrendered to HSES after being purchased at the Echuca Horse Sales in August 2015. We have allowed her to mature and she will be educated and available for adoption later in 2017. Sadly Skye...

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Tom Turkey

Tom Turkey

Glorious Tom rules the farmyard and has been known to chase the unsuspecting visitor from time to time! Tom has lived at the Sanctuary for 6 years now. We adore Tom and he spreads the word that Turkeys aren’t for eating. Sponsorsed! Thank you Robyn

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Red

Red

HSES ‘Red’. Red was surrendered to us in May 2015. She is a lovely sweet 20 year old quarterhorse mare. June 2015 UPDATE – Melissa and her children have adopted Red and provided him with the most amazing loving retirement.

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Tommy

Tommy

Little Tommy was locked in a dog yard for 10 years – and on arrival this little stallion was so thin. However he was so thrilled to see other horses at last! Despite this Tommy had a super personality! Once gelded Tommy found a fantastic home with Bec and family.

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