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…Details
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…Details
Melissa and Charisma hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving. The equines, Board of Directors, Volunteers, and Staff are VERY THANKFUL for your continued support! We hope enjoy your holiday with family and friends!
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.…Details
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.…Details
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…Details
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…Details