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Moon's Treasure was rescued three years ago from a field of dead horses in the East Everglades. Today, he is entering beginner dressage competition.

A Treasure plucked from the ruins of horse hell

As seven dead horses lay strewn like garbage among the tall cane choking the desolate East Everglades property, Moon’s Treasure was lifted from hand to caring hand, as if on a magic carpet. And from the bowels of horse hell he was transported on a new path to becoming: a show horse. The Florida-bred chestnut stallion who was vanned off the Calder Race Track after a July 8, 2011 race was found wasting away on a putrid property where a paralyzed dog lay barking in the field, and a dead horse lay sprawled near the front door of a desolate farmhouse, […]