Friday, March 10th, 2023

This year’s Meet a Horse Day will include: 🍧 Kona Ice 🍿 Canyon Popcorn Co. 🍔 Tanya’s Burgers 🌮 Taqueria MTZ 🍗 Holey Smokes BBQ 🎈 AmaDazzle Face Painting & Balloons 🏰 Bouncy houses 📸 Photos with a […]

Monday, March 14th, 2022

August (Gus) was adopted on May 2, 2022 by Josh.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Aurora is a 24yo (2000) Palomino Mini horse. She came to the Rescue in August of 2019 with several other minis and horses from an owner surrender in our area. […]

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Bella Grace is a 7yo (2017) who came to Dove Creek from an owner surrender in January 2024. Bella lived her life with her senior horse buddies and her owner, […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Bentley is a 20 yo (2004) Registered Appendix gelding with an impressive show record. He came to the ranch in 2016 as an owner surrender which was a generous action […]

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Bloome, our only Mustang, came to DCER in October 2022, surrendered by her owner’s family. Bloome’s owner was placed in memory care and her family needed to find a safe place for Bloome and two […]

Monday, June 13th, 2022

Boone is a 15yo (2009) sorrel, Registered Quarter Horse gelding who came to the rescue in April 2019 from an owner surrender in our area. Boone is partially blind in […]

Tuesday, August 1st, 2023

Champ and Hartley were adopted on April 6, 2024 by the Cook Family!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Charlie Brown is a 24yo (2000) gelding with an amazing story of perseverance. In 2012 he was seized with 2 other horses from Randall County in one of the most […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Cheyenne and Peppermint were adopted on February 2, 2022 by the Van Altena family.

Friday, August 11th, 2023

Clara is an 19yo (2005) Quarter Horse mare who came to DCER in June of 2023. Clara was found by the landlord that discovered his tenant had left the home. […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

CoCo is 15yo (2009) miniature gelding, who came to Dove Creek in 2009 as a companion to Little Bear (who has since passed away). They were best friends and very […]

Friday, August 11th, 2023

Cooper was adopted September 14th, 2023 by David and Family!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Cosmic is a 21yo (2003) white mini horse. She came to the rescue in August of 2019 with several other minis and horses from an owner surrender in our area. […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Dakota is a precious 30yo (1994) miniature gelding who came to Dove Creek in 2015 with Tatonka. Everyone loves these little guys – and Dakota has the honor of being […]

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Dove was adopted June 10, 2023 by the Lee family!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

On July 7, 2022 – almost a year and a complete transformation later – Ember went to the most beautiful family! This was a true heart connection from first sight. […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

EZ is a 23yo (2001) Quarter horse gelding that came to the rescue in July of 2021 from an owner surrender with Ember. EZ’s previous owner is a veteran who […]

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Faye is stunning 8yo (2016) gray mare who came to Dove Creek from a bad situation. Little is known about her history, but she has settled in well and is […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Finley was adopted on September 10th, 2023 by Kris!

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Franklin is a 7yo (2017) mule. Franklin is little, but mighty! He came to Dove Creek unhandled and not castrated. Underneath it all, staff could see that he had the […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Frida is a 21yo (2003) Quarter Horse who came to the Rescue in March of 2021 from an owner surrender. She good looking with a sturdy frame, friendly, and has […]

Wednesday, February 14th, 2024

Harley is a 15yo (2009) Quarter Horse mare who came to DCER from an owner surrender in December of 2023. Harley and her previous owner had a very special bond […]

Thursday, April 14th, 2022

Hartley and Champ were adopted on April 6, 2024 by the Cook Family!  

Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

HoneyBea HoneyBea was adopted on June 10, 2023 by the Lee family!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

On April 11, 2022, 1 year after his arrival, Higgins began his new chapter with the Fuller family. Higgins was a birthday gift to the sweetest young lady who has […]

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Indian is a beautiful 22yo (2002) Thoroughbred gelding who was a former racehorse. Indian first came to the rescue in 2018. After a couple of years at the rescue and […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

June is a 6yo (2018) mini donkey who came in 2019 from an owner surrender. June will spend her life here at the rescue. She has bonded with Scout, the […]

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Juniper was adopted on March 18th, 2023 by Ty!

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022

Kodah was adopted on June 1st, 2023 by Rex!

Monday, June 13th, 2022

Kodi (aka Frosty) is a 25yo (1999) grey double Registered Arabian/Paint gelding who arrived at Dove Creek in the late summer of 2018 as a surrender from Clovis, NM. His […]

Thursday, April 14th, 2022

On September 28, 2022, our sweet Lady May went to her forever home! She is living her best life with our long-time volunteer, Curtis, his wife Moe, and Superman that […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Leon is a 23yo (2001) Appendix gelding. He came to the Rescue in November 2014 from Deaf Smith County, off the track, left abandoned, starved, and is one of the […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Marlena – aka “Marley” – is a 22yo (2002) Registered Quarter Horse mare. Marlena came to Dove Creek with Frank Castillo, the previous ranch foreman, in 2013. She was his […]

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Maya is a 16yo (2008) Thoroughbred Mare that came to DCER in December of  2022. Maya is off the track and was later used as a recipient before being sent […]

Monday, September 19th, 2022

Moe is a 22yo (2002) gelding, surrendered to DCER in August 2022. There were many people involved leading up to Moe’s rescue.  Sometimes life can be unfair; hardships hit and […]

Monday, July 31st, 2023

Newt was adopted on September 15th, 2023 by the Lee Family!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

On October 3, 2022, Pecos found his forever home with the Carper Polden family. This is truly the perfect family for Pecos and we are so happy they found one […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Cheyenne and Peppermint were adopted on February 2, 2022 by the Van Altena family.

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Phoenix was adopted on July 23, 2022 by the Castillo family.

Friday, February 2nd, 2024

Prince is well-mannered 12yo (2012) Thoroughbred. He was rescued out of a kill pen and rehabbed. He suffered from choking and has had tie-back surgery to help. He does well […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Priya was adopted on July 29th, 2023 by Bradley!

Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

Puddin was adopted on October 6, 2023 by Hannah!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Rainey was adopted in April 11, 2022 along with her buddy, Rhea. Both horses have formed a very special connection with their owner Meagan. We are so happy for this […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Rhea was adopted on April 11, 2022 along with her buddy, Rainey. Both horses have formed a very special connection with their owner Meagan. We are so happy for this […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Rosco is a 20yo (2004) bay roan Registered Quarter Horse, who came to Dove Creek in 2009. He was Laurie’s son Hunter’s first horse and a working cow horse. Together […]

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

Sayge was adopted on October 8, 2022 and now has a home with an energetic and fun-loving young lady that fell in love with her from the first meet and […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Scamp is an 25yo (1999) bay Quarter Horse gelding who arrived at Dove Creek in 2009. He had some lameness coming out of the feedyard so he wasn’t able to […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Shillelagh (Shi-lay-lee) is a 21yo (2003) Registered Quarter Horse gelding, who came to Dove Creek in 2009. He was purchased by Laurie Higgins-Kerley, owner and founder of the rescue but […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Starla was adopted on May 5, 2023 with her pal Rodney, to Luis and his family!

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Sundance is a 22yo (2002) sorrel Registered Paint horse. He began his journey at Dove Creek in June of 2019 after his owners were undergoing difficult life changes and they […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Tatanka, which means “buffalo”, is a 23yo (2001) miniature gelding who came to the rescue with Dakota. He was a bit feisty when he arrived, but has settled down in […]

Friday, October 8th, 2021

On January 4, 2022, Tex found his perfect partner with our previous trainer, Chelsea. They have had a special bond from day one and now Tex gets to live the […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

A note to potential sponsor: Every horse needs several sponsors to fully fund their care, averaging $50/month or $600/year at Dove Creek Equine Rescue. Monthly sponsorships from $10-$50/month are greatly […]

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Tico, our 9yo (2015) resident goat, is the protector of the sick pen. When he first arrived at the rescue in 2015 (as a baby) he was going to be […]

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

Yukon is a 28yo (1996) Registered Quarter Horse who came to the rescue from an owner surrender in 2021. He was a great kid horse for many years, and was […]