Publication: Kaimanawa Heritage Horses Magazine

The Horse Shepherd Equine Sanctuary is indeed a busy place – among the twenty plus horses, which feature all breeds and sizes from Standardbred, to miniature, to thoroughbred, Kozi and Red, two small Brumby foals, show their enthusiasm for life by gambolling around their spacious, hilly paddock under the watchful eyes of an eighteen month old quarterback gelding called Quartes, who has taken the young Brumbies under his wing. These Brumbies – just like every other horse in this sanctuary – have been rescued from certain death by New Zealander Anne Young, who buys unwanted horses destined for the dog- meat factories from the Echuca horse sale, in an effort to give them another chance at life at her large farm in Ballarat, in the Australian state of Victoria.

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