Help For Abused NM Horses

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Help For Abused NM Horses

Due to abuse or neglect literally thousands of NM horses will die this year.  Many NM equestrians are having a hard time with basic needs of their horses.  Adequate feeding and watering is becoming more than many owners can handle.  NM is seeing a rise in horse abuse,neglect and cruelty reports in New Mexico. There is help!

If you know of abused animals or you have suspicion of abuse or neglect please contact your area animal control you can remain anonymous.  Please make sure to provide good directions, address and location of the animals you are reporting.

Animal Protection of NM 505.265.2322
Animal Protection of NM 505.715.6040
Animal Humane of Albuquerque 505.255.5523
Sandoval County / Rio Rancho NM Animal Control 505. 867.4581
Attorney General Animal Cruelty Task Force

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Gene Riemenschneider
Home Point Real Estate - Brentwood, CA
Turning Houses into Homes

This is sad.  I have heard of problems like this.  I suspect some people are just mean, I think that many people are in trouble financially and when you have to decide between taking care of the kids or the horses the kids come first.  Where do you take a horse you can no longer afford?  I suspect there are not a lot of places you can just go and drop off a horse, unless of course it is abused!

Jul 17, 2012 09:39 PM #11
Doug Bullwinkel
Academy Mortgage Group - Roseville, CA
NMLS #281609

I'm with Kris.  They should suffer the same treatment and have the animals watch from a safe area while being pampered with oats and brushing.  It's hard to imagine how someone could treat such beautiful animals this way. 

Jul 17, 2012 10:42 PM #12
Nancy Laswick
United Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ
Your Phoenix/Scottsdale REALTOR®

Thanks for sharing John, it's hard to think about what some of these animals go through before they are rescued. Thank God for those who volunteer their time and money to this very noble cause.

If you're looking for horse property in the Albuquerque, Rio Rancho area call John McCormack (505) 980-4576 you'll be so glad you did.

Jul 17, 2012 11:28 PM #13
Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366
Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366 - Placerville, CA
General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage

John - It is sad to hear that this sort of thing happens. Thanks for showing us a way to report this.

Jul 18, 2012 12:14 AM #14
Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors - Austin, TX
Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale

Good morning John,

What a great post to share what the public can do to help. It is sad to see this situation for these wonderful animals.

Call John McCormack (505) 980-4576 if you're looking for horse property in the Albuquerque, Rio Rancho'll be so glad you did.

Jul 18, 2012 03:45 AM #15
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin LLC - Sarasota, FL
Real Estate Broker

John, it is a shame people don't have more compassion. If they can't handle it, reach out for help! If you undertake the responsibity, you have the obligation to see it through! Enjoy your day!

Jul 18, 2012 03:51 AM #16
Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

John - Yes, this is a great post to raise awareness.  Horses are beauiful and we need to take care of them, too.

Jul 18, 2012 03:52 AM #17
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Excellent post, John.  

Have an outstanding week with your camera in hand.

Jul 18, 2012 03:52 AM #18
Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

John, i hope there is an anonymous tip line to report this kind of abuse to is just conscionable not to report it and you just hope that these owners come to their senses and rightfully give their animals up.

Jul 18, 2012 04:39 AM #19
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning John. I almost didn't read this because I knew it would be sad. I hope that there is real help for these beautiful animals in your state....and everywhere.

Jul 18, 2012 05:07 AM #20
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c)
Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists

John, We've of course heard of cruelty to cats and dogs but never thought about larger animals like those beautiful horses. Great way to raise awareness of this problem!

Jul 18, 2012 05:09 AM #21
William True
True Sarasota Real Estate - Sarasota, FL
Sarasota Real Estate

Good morning, John --- great post to spread awareness of animal cruelty and to let NM residents know where to get help.  Wishing you a great day in real estate and more!

Jul 18, 2012 06:30 AM #22
Amanda and Jared Christiansen
Malcom & Schlueter, Realtors (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
F.C. Tucker/Malcom & Schlueter, Realtors

Animal abuse of any kind is the worst.  Thanks for sharing the word here John.                                                                   

Jul 18, 2012 06:36 AM #23
Curtis Van Carter
Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley - Yountville, CA
Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire


This is going to upset the makers of dog food, no. Please no rude comments, just a bit of my ribald Napa Valley humor, cheers cvc

Jul 18, 2012 06:55 AM #24
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

Good Morning John, what a nice and majestic animal. It is unfathomable how anyone could abuse them. Nice list of help for those animals in need.  Have a great day

Jul 18, 2012 06:56 AM #25
Amanda S. Davidson
Living A Dream Real Estate - Alexandria, VA
Your Northern Virginia Realtor

John- I've had horses all my life and it kills me that people abuse them or any animal for that matter. This is a great post to raise awareness and educate people on who they can call if they see an abuse case.

Jul 18, 2012 07:11 AM #26
Ron and Alexandra Seigel - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Marketing


There are so many heartbreaking stories when it comes to animals and horses especially.  I met a broker from Florida who was rescuing horses there.  This "Great" Recession has really taken a toll on so many animals, and it is good to have people who are on the job.  A

Jul 18, 2012 07:36 AM #27
John McCormack
Albuquerque Homes Realty * - Albuquerque, NM, Albuquerque Homes Realty

Good afternoon friends -

Indeed abuse of any animal is not acceptable.  Unfortunately abuse, neglect and even death of horses has made the news much too often lately.  Prompting this post in hopes of encouraging someone to report any animal abuse they may have knowledge of.

Thank you each for your comments and input.  I have read and left a comment on your post returning the favor in the Rain.  

Hope you have a great and productive afternoon!


Jul 18, 2012 10:52 AM #28
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

By now you know of my love for animals. I can't tolerate animal abuse of any kind. I know abuse happens to the magnificent horse, too. I'm glad your state has an organization that will help. Many years ago, our small local animal shelter, use to mainly taking care of cats and dogs, rescued a horse that was starving. That bag of bones turned into a fine animal and now has a wonderful home.

Jul 18, 2012 06:01 PM #29
The Friendly Home Team
Realty Pro Oregon, LLC - Beaverton, OR
Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate

We see that here from time to time as well, but I believe we have a good system for catching these people and getting the animals the help and the love they need to live long lives.

Jul 20, 2012 09:54 PM #30
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