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By Susan Salk on December 31, 2012
There was nothing so remarkable to see, really, but Denise Mathews had to look twice. Plain and brown, the fragile mare had a body score of 2 out of 9 on the weight chart, meaning she had dwindled to a dangerously low weight; she looked more like a tufted mutt who’d scampered from a back ally than the robust racehorse she once was. “The thing is, I’ve seen so many horses on Facebook who need help,” Matthews says. “I probably keep up with 50 different rescues, and when I see pictures of these desperate horses, my heart goes out to […]