Horse rescue group from Pavilion hosts event in Batavia
Submitted by Howard Owens on April 10, 2010 - 1:35pm
Pavilion's H.O.R.S.E Rescue group hosted an event at Tractor Supply, Batavia, today to help raise money for the organization. There were live horses and demonstrations along with horse rides, face painting and a prize drawing.
Pictured are Victoria Gooch and Deb Nanni with their horses.
Gooch said the group currently has 25 horses up for adoption.
With the recent economic downturn, Gooch said, a lot of people have been giving up their horses because they can't afford to feed them and keep them in good health.
"You can go onto Craigslist and horses are very cheap or free," Gooch said.
Recently, a ranch in Rochester had 75 horses taken away from it and all of those horses now need homes, Gooch said.