Sixteen neglected miniature horses—including two babies—are receiving care at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center in Franktown, Colo. They are among more than 80 miniature horses and ponies rescued by the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HSPCA) in Texas. The Dumb Friends League agreed to assist in providing care for […]

It sounds like the start of a joke, but a lot of people don’t realize that horses need a dentist too. Why? Horses’ teeth grow continuously throughout their lives and uneven wear can lead to sharp points and edges that cause pain and difficulty chewing, which can be fixed by floating a horse’s teeth. Floating […]

In January 2016, WaterShed Animal Fund—a private family foundation in Oklahoma City, Okla., that funds innovative programs to improve the lives of companion animals and homeless horses—awarded a $442,500 grant to the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center. The objective of the grant is to increase adoptions of horses in Colorado and assist in more […]

At Larkspur Elementary, the kids learn kindness—and they teach it. Students at the Larkspur, Colo., school are part of a program to focus on and help inspire positive behavior, and each grade is in charge of teaching the entire school about its part of the program. The second- and third-graders’ project focused on kindness and […]

It was a great day at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center, as more than 1,000 horse lovers strapped on their boots and joined us for our open house and adoption day on Saturday, June 10! Guests enjoyed guided tours of the unique facility, training demonstrations and classes, vendor booths, refreshments and activities for […]