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Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center Wins ASPCA Help a Horse Home Challenge Prize

September 3, 2019

Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center has been awarded a $15,000 prize from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) as part of its annual Help a Horse Home ChallengeSM. The nationwide competition for equine rescues, shelters and sanctuaries is designed to increase adoptions of equines around the country. Harmony […]

Horses rescued from El Paso County property now ready for adoption

July 22, 2019

So far this year the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center has received an unprecedented number of starved horses. Communities are recognizing vulnerable and at-risk horses and no longer accepting this type of neglect, and Harmony is helping more horses than ever. The Colorado Springs Gazette profiled five of these horses, who arrived at Harmony […]

Trainer’s Tip: Catch up

July 11, 2019

by Brent Winston, head trainer, Harmony Equine Center   Hello again! I hope everyone has been staying dry during this unusually wet spring and summer we’ve been having in our beautiful state. With rain comes green grass, and for those of us that turn out our horses on pasture, we know that can make them […]

Summer weather and horses

July 11, 2019

It took summer a bit longer to make an appearance in the Denver metro area this year, but all we can say now is “Welcome”! There’s not much better than enjoying long, lazy summer days outside, but do you know that warm weather poses health and safety risks to horses? Just like with humans, the […]

Harmony Equine Center receives unprecedented number of starving horses

June 20, 2019

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center has received another 36 neglected horses from the Custer County Sheriff’s Office. This is on the heels of the 49 malnourished horses Harmony recently received from the Colorado Department of Agriculture. The 36 Arabians from the Custer County case included stallions, pregnant mares and newborn foals. The horses’ […]

Forty-Nine Malnourished Horses Arrive at Harmony Equine Center

June 10, 2019

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center recently received 49 malnourished horses from the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA). The emaciated equines were voluntarily surrendered by their owner to CDA and transported to the Harmony Equine Center with the assistance of the Colorado Humane Society, a League department that investigates cases of animal abuse and […]

Equine Enthusiasts Enjoy Free Expo

June 6, 2019

The second annual Harmony Horse Expo took place on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 at the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center. More than 1,500 guests enjoyed guided tours of the beautiful facility, horsemanship workshops, training demonstrations and met adoptable horses. Equine enthusiasts of all ages, experience and skill levels attended this free […]

Harmony Equine Center Hosting Free Expo for Horse Lovers

May 14, 2019

The Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center is hosting the Harmony Horse Expo on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. This free event will give visitors the opportunity to take guided tours of the beautiful 168-acre property, attend free horsemanship workshops and training demonstrations and meet adoptable horses. The Harmony Horse Expo is open […]

Change your thinking about animal investigators

April 25, 2019

The instant a strong woman enters a room, you know it. It’s not just her aura of self-confidence that gives it away. It’s the fact she confronts every situation with a passionate and no-nonsense approach. She may not always succeed, but she learns something with every circumstance and carries it through to the next instance. She […]

Horses rescued from deplorable conditions on the mend

March 21, 2019

Last month, the Colorado Humane Society and the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ assisted the Park County Sheriff’s Office with the removal of 57 neglected horses, including several pregnant mares, from three different locations in Colorado. Malnourished and severely underweight, the horses were in imminent danger and brought to the Harmony Equine Center for […]