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Check out this story from our friends at Fox31 Denver. Learn what it takes to train an rehabilitate the hundreds of homeless equines that come to us each year and hear from Garret Leonard, director of the Harmony Equine Center about why adopting a horse is a great option for owners.

The Harmony Equine Center team participated in the 2018 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo. The annual event for horse enthusiasts features horse clinicians from all over the country. As part of this year’s Expo, we hosted an information booth, participated in the Equine Comeback Challenge and offered clinics on Gaining Confidence in Horse and Rider to […]

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center has been providing second chances to horses, ponies, donkeys and mules since 2012. When it first opened, Harmony served as a rehabilitation and adoption facility for abused and neglected equines that had been removed from their owners by law enforcement authorities. A few years later, in addition to […]

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center will be a part of the 2018 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo, an annual event where Colorado horse lovers can celebrate all things equine. Trainers from Harmony will participate in the Equine Comeback Challenge. The challenge pairs a horse and a trainer for a 120-day training process in which […]

The rescue organization that transferred 2-year-old Melissa to Harmony Equine Center said she was hard to catch and that their staff couldn’t get a halter on her. That was over 400 days ago. We immediately went to work with Melissa in the intake pen. By slowly gaining her trust, we had her haltered and leading […]

In a perfect storm of equine adoption success, 55 equines were adopted from the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ in December—Harmony’s biggest month for adoptions since opening its doors five years ago. From neglected miniature horses transferred from Houston to rescue horses brought to us and trained so they become better candidates for adoption, […]

For over five years, the Harmony Equine Center has been working to rehabilitate and adopt out horses. This month, Western Horeseman Magazine highlighted the great work we’ve done at Harmony to help find hundreds of equines new homes. Read the article now and learn more!

We received a huge outpouring of interest and support in response to the 16 formerly neglected miniature horses we received in late September in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The horses are doing great here in Colorado, and we wanted to update you on their progress. Thanks to our generous community, we were also able […]

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 […]