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Silver and Smoke, a mare rescued in South Florida two years ago, gave birth to her first foal last month in New York.

Rescue mare gives birth to first foal, full circle

A Thoroughbred mare rescued two years ago from a squalid farm in South Florida, where she nearly died of starvation, gave birth last month to her first foal. Silver and Smoke, an OTTB mare saved by the South Florida SPCA and the Miami-Dade police from a ragtag facility in Miami Gardens, Fla., and subsequently taken back by her original breeder Danzel Brendemuehl, gave birth Jan. 19 to a bay filly sired by graded stakes winner Majesticperfection. “She foaled very easily, very professionally, and accepted her foal right away,” Brendemuehl says. “It was wonderful. We were so impressed with her professionalism, […]