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February 2012 Brings Unexpected Excitement!

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Let's just say that this month brought big excitement and it arrived in a small and very cute package. Her name is Sapphire and she is approximately 18 months, a Paiute Mustang and extremely 'natural', or shall we say, she will need a whole lot of taming! …

Sapphire's New (Temporary) Enclosure

Today was Sapphire's big day. The new enclosure is finished and Julie was able to convince Sapphie that it was the place to be. Patriot helped a little bit too. She settled in without drama and was soon munching grass in her new digs. …

Week Three with Sapphire

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Week three with Little Miss Sapphire and she is doing really well - actually, the deck is temporarily stacked in her favor. Her curiosity has definitely worked to her advantage, and here is an extensive list of what she has learned extremely well:

Week Two with Sapphire

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Sapphire is amazing! Her progress continues slowly and at her pace,  but she is making some big steps. We are at the point where we will be carrying a string halter with us when we interact with her.  Luckily Patriot went through a series of ever enlarging halters, so I just have to find the right one in my tack trunk! …

Our First Week with Sapphire

Sapphire adjusted really well to her new environment this past week. Sapphire's overwhelming curiosity is amazing and she can't resist checking out anything that may possibly be new and interesting. (This definitely works to our advantage!)  …

Day Three and Four

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Monday, February 6th - Day Three.  Headed up to the ranch today to spend some time with Patriot, LuLu and of course, little Sapphire. Was very curious to see how they have been working things out  - no worries, just curious. …

February 4th - Sapphire Arrives!

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February 4, 2012 - Well, I never thought it would happen but early this afternoon, I saw the trailer coming down the road and Sapphire was finally here! Inside the trailer were two little mustangs - Sapphire and her buddy Sunny. …

Waiting for Sapphire

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Very excited tonight as we wait for the arrival of our very first horse. Sapphire, a young mustang filly will be the very first to arrive at Blue Horse Rescue. We are thrilled to be a part of this young ones journey. …