Owners of a local horse rescue give up home to save the farm

Labor of love motivates horse rescue owner

SPRING HILL, Fla. - This is the place horses come to heal.  Horses like 'Slew of Fire,' granddaughter of the legendary Seattle Slew.

Three years ago, one homeless horse stole Lorraine Wenig's heart and Lorraine's horse rescue was born.

You won't find any fancy fences or red barns at this farm.  Every donated dime goes to feed, hay and medicine, necessities for nursing neglected and abused horses back to health.

Over the last three years, more than 120 horses found food and shelter here, including Pochohantas, who, like many of the others, will be adopted out to a forever home.

But now it is the owners who are in danger of homelessness.  Lorraine refuses to bring attention to her own needs, but the rescue's volunteers say dwindling donations forced the couple to give up the rented camper they lived in.

If the Wenigs fall through the cracks, so will starved, abused and neglected animals who have nowhere else to go.

To learn more about Lorraine's Horse Rescue or to help, visit ltwhorserescue.org .

The rescue is a 501 (c)(3) non profit.

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