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Rescuing An Abandoned Salt Wells Creek Foal By Carol Walker


Animals  (tags: wildanimals, rescue, foal, horses, protection, animalwelfare )

Nancy
- 371 days ago - wildhoofbeats.com
As I got closer, I realized that this was a foal, and he looked miserable, head down, standing next to a post. I looked and looked but could not see any other horses. I drove closer and got out, and got my binoculars. I could see for at least a few~



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Mariann Rannenberg (117)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 1:35 am
What a story. Nancy, You are an angel. That was one of the nicest things I have heard in a while. Thank You for all you have done. God Bless You and Jay. ;)
 

ellen m. (233)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 2:19 am
Thanks for sharing this little guys story Nancy.
Now let's hope that the new Secretary of the Interior champions the cause for all our mustangs and burro's
 

. (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 3:10 am
Why are thge authorities so intent on eliminating all your beuutiful wild horses? So sad.
 

Sam E M. (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 4:18 am
Thank you, Nancy, for this touching story with a happy end for Destiny.

What will happen to the 600 or so wild horses inhabiting the Salt Wells Creek Herd Area after their initial stay at the Rock Springs Short Term Holding Facility and why are they being removed?
 

Natasha Salgado (456)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:08 am
So happy this sweetie has a home to go to. I worry for the remaing horses once rounded up ,they will most likely end up in the death house. Just so awful what's happening to horses. Thanks for sharing this great story Nancy.
 

Teresa Cowley (272)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 5:35 am
There's nothing I like better than an animal rescue story with a happy ending!! I do feel for the other horses, and can't help but think that our country is losing all of it's beauty and "unique-ness", much of it through the way it treats it's animals, both wild and domesticated.
Thank you Nancy--I just love Destiny!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:05 am
Thank You Nancy:))
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (173)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:29 pm
Shared on Facebook.
 

Terry V. (30)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:34 pm


Tribute To Animal Rescuers

 

. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:37 am
thank you for sharing
 

Nils Anders Lunde (475)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:46 am
Thank you
 

Ritva J. (113)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 12:50 am
Thank you, Nancy!
 

caroline s. (80)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:32 am
Thank you, I love animal rescue stories with a happy end! I'm so happy for him but I really worry for the remaining wild horses :-(
 

Leslene Dunn (64)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 1:36 am
Nancy, I believe God put you in that place at that time for a reason - to rescue one of His precious animals. Blessings to you in bucket loads for the compassion you showed.
 

Irene Leggett (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:08 am
Wake up citizens, the BLM will NOT be happy until it has cleared all the wild horses and burros off the grazing lands which will then be passed to their 'fat-assed' ranchers friends for grazing their cattle. The horses will then be sent to a holding facility where they will, very slowly and quietly, disappear, sold to the BLM's equally 'fat-assed' friends, the kill-buyers where they will then be shipped to either Canada or Mexico to be slaughtered for human consumption. This icon of America's history is doomed if the BLM has its own way and once the horses and burros have been decimated, that's it, gone forever!!!!

 

Natalie T. (110)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:18 am
Thanks Nancy.
 

Gloria picchetti (279)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 2:44 am
Destiny!
 

Sam E M. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:05 am
Irene L., that's what I was very much afraid of. If nobody takes action to protect these horses I fear their fate will be death in one form or another in the very near future. For some people a handful of dollar bills is more precious than the amazing and beautiful sight of hundreds of wild horses roaming free in Nature. It wrings my heart out. Humans all over the world are stealing wildlife habitat because the creatures can't defend themselves, and all for their own profit. Vile behavior that makes me despair to be of the same race.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:28 am
noted
 

Lynn D. (0)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 3:46 am
Thank you for rescuing him and all the information on how to help these lovely animals! bless you all!
 

Joseph Miller (23)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 5:35 am
noted
 

Ellen Gaston (18)
Thursday April 11, 2013, 11:21 pm
That was a beautiful read. Thank you. I will never understand how BLM can steal these horses away from their "imminent domain." So tragic and wrong.
 

Cynthia B. (69)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:37 pm
Thanks, Nancy :)
 

Joan M. (813)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:49 pm
Noted. A very touching story. Thanks Nancy
 

Cynthia B. (256)
Friday April 12, 2013, 10:54 pm
Destiny is a beauty thx for sharing this story Kudos to all involved in rescuing and caring for the amazing foal
 

Ruth S. (379)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 5:08 am
I'm so happy that this little angel was found, sad for his herd.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (458)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 9:24 am
It's amazing that even a foal trusts man. I suppose being lonely, and confused helped.
 

Evelyn B. (81)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 3:25 pm
Noted Tks. Nancy... He's just so adorable....
 

Sheila S. (68)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 5:56 pm
The moving story of Destiny, along with those stunning photos, is an incredible testimony to the lengths some people will go to save just one living creature. My heart is filled with gratitude. Thank you Carol and Nancy!
 

Laurie H. (673)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 7:55 pm
Such a heartwarming story Nancy, Thank Heaven he was saved-wish they all were.~~
 

Susanne R. (248)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 8:28 pm
Thank you for sharing Destiny's story with us, Nancy! It was very touching and, unlike many others, had a very happy ending!
 

Zee Kallah (39)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 9:25 pm
Thank you.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Saturday April 13, 2013, 9:50 pm
Bless Carol Walker for following that urgent feeling and finding little Destiny. She is truly a hero for her inspiring rescue of a lost little foal who needed saving. My heart hurts for all of those beautiful horses who are going to be ripped from their rightful homes. It is so wrong on every level what the BLM and those in charge in WY are doing to our iconic wild horses and burros. I am so happy that little Destiny will be spared that fate yet I also feel sorrow that he never will get the chance to roam wild and free with his original family. Kudos to all who fight for the freedom of Americas wild horses and burros. Thanks Nancy.
 

Pat A. (117)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 2:08 am
God bless Carol Walker and those who helped her get Destiny a new home! Can't someone make a contraceptive for horses - it seems there are too many being produced every year for the land to hold - and they are being killed as a result - horrible. It seems far better to me to have some mares on contraceptives than to have horses murdered.
 

deb s. (148)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 6:36 am
S &N shared and placed comment TY Shelia for posting
 

Elizabeth M. (62)
Sunday April 14, 2013, 12:51 pm
Thank You Nancy for posting this absolutely touching story of a little foal 'Destiny" and his rescue by Carol Walker and Jay.God Bless You!! Destiny will have a forever home now. The other concern is of the other horses!!
 

Faye Swan (23)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 6:15 am
Noted - thank you!
 
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