WINSTED, MN – When dozens of malnourished horses, ponies, and mules were removed from a farm in southern Minnesota the end of November, 29 were sent to Truhaven Ranch in Winsted.
One month – and plenty of TLC later – the equines are making a comeback.
“It’s amazing how tough they are,” said Anne LeClaire, a Truhaven board member.
Photo: Sarah Smith from Truhaven Ranch teaches a donkey named Ghost to take treats. When Ghost first arrived from Fillmore County, she was listed as a 1, which is critically thin (on a scale of 1 to 9). Many animals scored that low don’t make it, but Ghost is doing well.
Look for the full story in the Dec. 31 Herald Journal.