Kachina is a victim of abuse. Her owner decided to punish Kachina when she would not load in the trailer.
He and his 13 year old daughter chained Kachina behind their truck and decided to drag her into the desert and leave her to die, but not before they beat her, while lying on the ground, chained, with a PVC pipe.
A concerned citizen witnessed the dragging and contacted 911. Thankfully they quickly responded, however, the officer had to draw his weapon in order to make them stop the beating. The owner was arrested and charged with animal cruelty, however, was found NOT guilty. His daughter, due to her age, didn’t go to court.
Today, Kachina lives at the sanctuary with our mascot Gulliver and the herd, and educated the public about abuse and what we can do to stop this horrible cycle. She assists in raising the level of consciousness for ALL living things.
There are so many sad horses stories here and Kachina is among the lucky ones.
There are many ways you can help Equine Voices:
You can sponsor a horse.
You can make a donation.
You can make purchases on Amazon.com and a portion of your purchase will benefit Equine Voices or buy something from Gulliver’s wish list.
You can buy a bracelet or two during the month of December. Bracelets make great holiday gifts because your entire purchase of $20 (per bracelet) benefits the organization. Bracelets are handmade with donated beads. No two bracelets are alike and every bracelet comes with a paw charm.
Please consider buying a bracelet online or at any of these local venues:
–Silver Sea Jewelry & Gifts, 330 N. 4th Avenue, 624-9954
–Clues Unlimited Mystery Book Store, 3146 E. Fort. Lowell Road (SE corner Country Club), 326-8533 (closed Sun/Mon)
–Sissy’s Pet Grooming Salon, 7350 N. La Cholla Blvd (in Albertsons Shopping Center), 229-9898
-A K Jensen Apparel, (St. Philips Plaza), 4280 N. Campbell Ave., Suite 212, 529-2775
If you order online, add $5.50 for S&H. International orders, add $7.50