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After narrowly escaping death in South Florida, Silver and Smoke thrives today under the permanent care of her original breeder.

Rescued mare carries on line that nearly died

A filly freed from a shanty where she was slowly wasting away, and who emerged as thin as a “coat hanger with a rag thrown over it,” has regained weight and muscle—and a little something else— under the care and protection of her original breeder. Silver and Smoke’s life hung by a thread last August after she was seized by the South Florida SPCA and the Miami-Dade Police Department. After being been locked for at least three months in quarters so tight she couldn’t fully lift her head, or lie down to rest on the putrid floor, the young filly, […]