Having the intention to care for neglected and abused horses is truly amazing. Only few can do this nowadays. Some are too pre-occupied by their work that they do not have time to pay attention to this issue while others just simply do not care. Over the years we have heard much news about horses suffering from gruesome fate because of their irresponsible owners. Worse is that others are being left to die. Can you imagine it? It is like killing somebody. So do not be like these kinds of person. Here are some of the things that you can do in order to show how you truly care for these horses.
Be a responsible owner.
This is the most important one. There will be no neglected or abused horses if their owners know how to handle them responsibly in the first place. This means showing love, care and respect for them. This means giving importance to their needs and never placing their lives in danger. A responsible owner is a compassionate one and wants nothing but the best for their horses. They are trusted stewards by God above. Being a responsible owner does not happen in an instant, especially if it is your first time to have a horse. It is a process where you must show patience and self-discipline.
Make the informed decision.
If you are planning to get a horse, it should be based on an informed decision. You should have knowledge and skills about horses. This plays a significant role in their overall welfare. If you know in yourself that you are not ready yet to own a horse, then you should wait. You must not impulsively make a decision to get a horse just because your friend or somebody you know owns one. You do not want your horse to suffer because of some malpractices. There are several things that you should know before purchasing or adopting a horse, including the type of their shelter, their medical needs as well as their diet. So you see, having horses is not that simple like having a pet fish. You really should be knowledgeable enough. So make yourself a better one before getting these horses.
Join organizations for horses.
Being a member of an organization that gives importance to the wellness of neglected and abused horses is an amazing thing you can do. Instead of wasting your time in your unproductive vices, you can use your spare time in helping these horses start their lives again. By doing it you can also serve as a role model for others to follow. These organizations priority is to reduce the number of neglected and abused horses by providing the people with the necessary information about horse ownership. They provide rehabilitation for these horses as well as general care. They also see to it that these horses will be productive again in their own way.
These are just some of the pointers that you can do to show how you care for horses like people from Have A Heart Horse Rescue do. These animals deserve to live in an environment where they are well-taken care of. They deserve an owner that can understand their needs. Yes, horse species may be way too far from extinction, but this can happen if people will continue to neglect and abuse them, especially if they have no longer worth to their owners, like a horse in a race that cannot compete anymore or a horse in a farm that cannot be used for transport purpose due to various reasons. During these times,you should care more about horses without thinking of the benefits, you can get from them.