Journeys of Discovery: Equine salvation at Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Correspondent Tom Wilmer explores the world of equine rescue with Desirae Cogdell, office manager at Redwings Horse Sanctuary in rural Lockwood, Monterey County. You are invited to subscribe to the Lowell Thomas Award-winning travel show podcast, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, featured on the NPR Podcast Directory, Apple Podcast, the NPR One App & Stitcher.com. Twitter: TomCWilmer. Instagram: Thomas.Wilmer. Member of the National Press Club in…

Redwings Horse Sanctuary Accredited by GFAS

On September 30, 2016 the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, awarded Accredited status to Redwings Horse Sanctuary. Accreditation signifies that Redwings Horse Sanctuary meets GFAS’s rigorous and peer-reviewed equine care standards which are confirmed by a comprehensive site visit. Accreditation also signifies…

Roundup: Spring/Summer 2016 "Ozzie’s Story"

From the moment I drove onto the property of the Redwings Sanctuary, I was instantly aware of a peace and tranquility that mirrors the term sanctuary. I was greeted by the professional, knowledgeable Sara Ruggerone whom I already had a deep affection for. The tour of the sanctuary was truly amazing, given the fact that…

Accredited with Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance!

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Accredits Additional Organizations The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that 37 aftercare organizations have earned accreditation in 2015, of which 21 were re-accredited and 16 earned accreditation for the first time. This increases the Alliance’s total to 56 accredited aftercare organizations using more than 180 facilities across the United States and Canada.…

Foster Horse for the Month of July- Hiccup

Hiccup came to Redwings because of a large seizure of horses by Santa Clara County Animal Control in Morgan Hill, CA. He was uncastrated and seemed to have some sort of leg issue on the rear leg. His past experiences did not stop little Hiccup from becoming one of the sweetest horses on the ranch.…

Foster Horse of the Month- Beauty

Beauty came to Redwings as part of a neglect case. There were 110 mustangs living on a scant 2 acres in Montana. The owner had bought a few mustangs at the BLM auction, hoping to save the horses from a possible slaughter buyer. Unfortunately the owner did not geld the males and soon the mustangs…

New Arrival!

  Circe’s bouncing baby boy You may remember Circe from our most recent newsletter. She was one of five horses that we rescued from the Morgan Hill, CA seizure. She came with a yearling filly that we later named Atte. At the time of her arrival the Redwings Staff had no idea that Circe was…