Sixteen Souls Plus One

May 10 2018 Thompson’s Horse Lot Pitkin, LA Here we are again. . . The seemingly unending stream of Thoroughbreds in Louisiana…. Once more, sixteen horses stand in a kill pen, slated for slaughter on Sunday . Make that seventeen….One is in foal. Enough! No, saving these will not end this madness. . . But…

Cimarron Rose

May , 2018 Her story should be told. She deserves that. She was beautiful. She IS beautiful. Cimarron Rose. . . Foaled April 22, 2013 in Louisiana. . bred to be a star. She started ten times. . . Never to win. But damn she tried! She ran at Evangeline April 4th, 2018. At age…

Once more. . .

May 2018 Again. . . in a Louisiana kill pen. . . Eighteen Thoroughbreds stand with no help. No hope. We will update this soon with the full story. Stay tuned ❤ For NOW….we get the remainder safe . . . https://soulhorsetx.com/donate-share/ May 8th: ALL of these guys are now safe. Updates soon!      …

The ‘Dominique Four’

Opelousas, LA Now this is an interesting one. . . Backwoods sale, Opelousas, LA . . .  Weekly auction. . Oh, it is Thoroughbred alley.  Two hours from Delta Downs. . . Well, you get the idea. This day, February 27th. . . . Was a different audience altogether. Open the gates. . and in…

The Thompson 28…

  February 1st, 2018 Sit a moment. . . I’ll tell a tale of a few horses. Thompson’s Horse Lot, Pitkin La. . . . Twenty-eight Thoroughbreds stand in a kill pen, slated to ship to slaughter. Oh, the outrage! The outcry! The insults, the anger, the horrified responses……… Thirteen were to be paid for…

Just Us

Remember when it was just us ? When you looked at me… were with me. . . when we’d go for a ride! The bathing, the grooming…or how you’d linger with me at feeding time just to be with me. . . I remember the day I met you, and you brought me home, the…

The Carter Chaos

November 2017 Thirty three….. Thirty three babies… Separated from their mothers, who were all shipped to slaughter….These precious Navajo Reservation faces found themselves on a ‘feedlot’ in Colorado. A few wee purchased, a few did not make it ……… And then a massive undertaking of fundraising the remaining came about. Somehow, we pulled it off….

The Kaufman Chronicles

Kaufman Kill Pen, Texas Each horse pictured here was lovingly bailed from Kaufman Kill Pen, Texas. Yes, we get horses from all oer the country, but so, so many from this particular pen. Each of these faces are now safe and on their way to a new beginning. We will update each and every horse….Where…

‘Hondo’ …The Blind Stallion

Yes, yes, I am talking about auctions again. I’ll skip the usual introductions pertaining to why I go….  I’ve gone into that in several other stories. So, without further adieu!…. The story of ‘Hondo’ August 19th, 2017 ~ Elkhart Auction Barn This auction, for some reason was particularly rough. Some nights are like that. ….

The $5.00 Horse

There were many times before I started doing this rescue and taking donations that I saw ’causes’ or things I thought ‘ I wish I could donate something’. . . But I don’t have enough to make it worthwhile. I was very, very wrong. Several weeks ago I was ( haha, of course!) …attending an…

R194 . . .’The Prison Stallion’

May 27th, Elkhart Texas So the ‘Prison Horse’ sale here is quite a big deal. A chance to own one of the horses that served in the Huntsville,Texas prison system….Pretty cool, right? Yes! Gorgeous, trained horses. . . much anticipated and just a NEAT thing! This night was special. The first prison stallion to be…

‘276’….The Unhandled Buckskin Beauty

Saturday night….Auction barn. . . . So many horses going through, and far too cheaply. Riding horses….young, old, thin, in good health….Adorable ponies. Minis!….. And then there was this guy. Brought into the ring ‘loose’…said to be ‘unhandled’, never worn a halter, and has a ‘bad’ right eye. I fell in love. Sometimes one just…