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Where Hope Takes Flight Our first rescue was Otis, an older draft mule that was about to be put on a truck to Mexico for slaughter. He is HUGE, and the most gentle guy you could imagine. His knees hurt him and so we wanted to give him wings while he lives out his life here, with us. Read the Full Story
Eagle Wings Ranch Our vision is to inspire hope and encourage healing in the hearts, minds and souls of injured horses and grieving and hurting people by sharing the redeeming love of Christ with them. Read the Full Story
Horse Rescue - Human Healing We started rescuing horses that were headed to slaughter in the Spring of 2015 and quickly found that the horses had begun to affect us in ways we hadn't expected. We feel that the relationship between a person and a horse mirrors that of God and Man. Read the Full Story
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Did you Know?

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  • Foals are born with legs 90% of their full adult length. 
  • Most foals are born at night. 
  • A horse has two blind spots – right behind the horse and just in front of and beneath the nose. 
  • A horse’s height is measured in hands (4 inches) 
  • Apart from Antarctica, Australasia is the only continent with no native horses. 
  • The oldest ever horse lived to be 62!  
  • Horseshoes are said to be lucky and the luckiest horseshoe of all is one from the hind leg of a gray mare. 
  • Foals can stand an hour after they are born. 
  • There are over 150 different breeds and types of horses. 
  • There are about 75 million horses in the world. 
  • A horse has approximately 205 bones. 
  • A horse’s teeth can be used to estimate its age. 
  • The smallest pony ever was a stallion named “Little Pumpkin” who was only 14 inches tall! 
  • The fear of horses is known as equinophobia. 
  • Horses can’t breathe through their mouths. 
  • Breeding a male donkey to a female horse results in a mule. Breeding a male horse to a female donkey results in a hinny. 
  • Mules and hinnies are almost always sterile.

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