Phebe is a paint pony in her mid-20ís with a sweet personality, initially needing to gain about 100 pounds. She came to us in May 2018 from another horse rescuer, Dawn of Rosemary Farm. Dawn had seen her for sale on craigslist, where she was in bad shape. Dawn purchased her to insure a safe future for the starving pony, and posted her on Facebook. She named her Phebe after Susankelly's mom, who had recently passed away.



It was on Facebook that Susankelly first saw Phebe, but didn't think much about her at the time. When she checked back, the post said that Phebe was very sweet and loved attention. Mylestone offered to help Dawn find her a home if she needed help placing her. The timing was perfect.

Dawn already had 85 rescue horses on her farm, most of whom lived out, and was full up, and the foster home that was to take Phebe had just fallen through. Dawn felt that Phebe really needed more attention than they could give her, but seeing her on craigslist, she couldn't say no. Who knew what might happen to a starving horse for sale on craigslist? She asked if Mylestone would like her and was delighted that Phebe would now be safe and loved at the farm.

Phoebe greeting another of her new friends, Dakota, shortly after she arrived.

This is another instance of great outcomes for horses when rescue groups work together. Many more horses are helped through cooperation than could be helped by any one group alone, and now Phebe has a bright future with Mylestone ... or maybe with you!

Phebe continued her recovery at Mylestone and has thrived, gaining over 100 lbs. She's such a beautiful black and white paint mare with the outline of a large heart in her markings on her left side. She was also given a very special job since she's been here. Because she is so gentle and loves attention, Phebe has been used in the program with special needs students that come to the farm. She enjoyed being groomed by several of the students. We hope the students will be able to return to the farm in the fall of 2021. Phebe's waiting!

She is currently turned out by herself, but visits in the mornings with Dakota and Jiminy who are in the adjacent field. Jiminy and Phebe scratch each otherís backs almost every morning over the fence. In the afternoons she hangs out with Logan and they visit over the fence.

If you would like to help Phebe and contribute to her care, please make a donation and mention that it's for Phebe. You can also sponsor Phebe, and receive monthly updates on her well-being and happenings at the farm.

See more photos here when Phebe first arrived.

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