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Marie the blind mare

Marie came from out along the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana, where the plains meet the mountains. She had been a roping horse on a ranch. At the age of 15, she went blind. We don't know why.

Blind horses instantly fall to the bottom of the pecking order in the herd. They get beaten up, pushed away from food, and harassed. It is not a pleasant life. To protect her, Marie's owner brought her into a corral at the ranch and left her there. The corral didn't have a water tank, so Marie got to drink only when someone went out to lead her to water. She stayed in this corral, by herself, for two years.

Eventually - it must have seemed an eternity for Marie - our farrier heard about this lonely, blind horse. He arranged for her to come to the sanctuary. Now she has other blind horses for company, and all the water she can drink, whenever she wants.

New Arrivals
Timmy the paralyzed dog
Joey the blind dog
Hannah the blind horse
Luke the blind dog
Claire the wobbly cat
Laddie the blind horse
Beaver and Rooster the Belgian draft horses
Madison and Bridger the blind horses
Honey the blind mare
Destiny the blind foal
Chance the blind horse

Kiowa the blind horse

Nikki the blind foal 
Scout the blind horse
Rocky and Hawk the blind horses
Faith the old, blind mare
Copper Kid the wobbly horse
Blue the blind horse 
Tonto the blind horse 
Marie the blind mare 
Lonesome George the old mule 
Lena the blind Quarter Horse
Shasta the blind Appaloosa


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