Adoption Stories

Bonding with an animal is incredible. The unconditional love and trust we humans receive is unlike anything else and brings such joy to those who are fortunate enough to experience it with their animal companion. For adopter Laura M., that bond was just what she was looking for. To say Laura is compassionate is an […]

Ellie, a miniature donkey from a law enforcement case, and Marcy, a sorrel miniature horse from Houston, found the right home earlier this month with Kim and Sylvie! Marcy wasn’t halter trained and didn’t trust humans when she arrived in November, and our trainers worked with her every day for months. Today Marcy is able […]

Annie R. of Grand Junction, Colo., has loved ponies and small animals her whole life, so she couldn’t resist the chance to adopt a pair of miniature horses from the Harmony Equine Center in October 2017. Anna, a 4-year-old miniature palomino, is 32 inches tall and weighs 172 pounds. Zoe is a 6-year-old buckskin who—at […]

In July 2017, Alex and Kim B. decided to ditch their downtown Denver residence next to Coors Field for a new life on a ranch outside Golden, Colo. Their “deliberate personal transformation” has led to the loss of 40 pounds by Alex, a self-described “city slicker,” and the gain of two horses, Foxy and Hattie, […]

Seized by Jefferson County Animal Control in January 2017 as part of a cruelty case, Moe, a 13-year-old mustang gelding, was in poor condition and distrustful of humans. Spooky and insecure when he was first transferred to the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center, Moe spent more than seven months in our care. After putting […]

We had a really good week at Harmony this week, we had three horses find new homes. Brienne, also known as Bri, a big 18 year old red roan.  She was part of our Watershed program from Colorado Horse Rescue Network (CHRN).  She came to the Harmony Equine Center pretty heavy and overweight, and during […]

Nora was at the Harmony Equine Center for 578 days. She is an easy going horse that needed the life of a companion. Pam of Franktown, lost one of her geldings last week and needed a companion for her retired Thoroughbred and she feel in love with Nora. It has been a long journey for […]

Chief showed up at the Harmony Equine Center after suffering neglect at his previous home. During his nearly 6-month stay with us, he put on weight, had his teeth floated, had farrier work done, and received training that transformed him from listless to lively. He went home with Aislan H., who can’t wait to enjoy […]

When Tamie was seized by law enforcement in a cruelty case earlier this year, she needed help. Neglected and underweight, she was embraced by our staff, who went to work on getting her healthy and trained. Jordan K. met her early this month, and knew she was the right horse for her. Now Tamie will […]

After purchasing a horse property in Brighton, Colo., Samantha O. decided to search for a second riding horse and companion for her gelding, Storm. She discovered the Dumb Friends League Harmony Equine Center™ through an online search and upon visiting was very impressed with the facility. Says Samantha, “It was obvious to me that they […]