C Bar J Horse Haven Rescue
A safe place for neglected, abused and forgotten horses and an occasional guest donkey.
Located in Dolan Springs, Arizona, the C Bar J Horse Haven rescues horses from neglect, starvation and abuse. The haven rehabilitates the horses then tries to find forever homes that will adopt them. Their mission is simple, it is to rescue horses from harm and give them a second chance at a safer and happier life they deserve. It all started in 2007 when Cindy and Bill Jackson adopted two horses who were in need of a new home. Good news travels fast and before they knew it Cindy and Bill were being asked to take in more horses, so they did. Here are a few pictures I took at the C Bar J Horse Haven Rescue.
All photos by Candy Dorsey
May The Horse Be With You!
Ready for adoption
Emale was born February 1996, he is a cross-back mini mule and ready to be adopted into a loving forever home. His previous owner was 86 years old and dying of cancer in 2014 when he brought Emale to the C Bar J Horse Haven Rescue.
Emale Has Been Adopted!!!
As you can see, Emale has his best hoof forward!
In addition to finding new homes for their horses, the haven also boards when necessary. This is Milton Burro, when his human family goes on vacation he stays at the haven until they return. Yes, he is a donkey!
This is WeeMan, a 23 year old chocolate dapple stallion who came to the haven in 2009. Great hair WeeMan!
Bring your own saddle!
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While you're in Dolan Springs, stop by at the Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and pet the ostriches!
Jasmine Has Been Adopted!
Living at the haven since 2012, Jasmine is a 12 year old Appaloosa Pony Mule, and the good news is she has been adopted! She'll stay at the haven until September 2015 when her new family will have everything ready for her at her new home.
Meet Pita, also known as Pain In The A...oops! Pita likes people, especially those who brush her! She's a dark bay about 30+ years old, about 15 hands or so. She likes to be the boss but will follow you around wherever you go. Pita doesn't like flies near her face and eyes so she wears her sunglasses...quite glamorous I think.
Pita has some chronic health issues which make her unlikely to be adopted. The C Bar J is her forever home.
These are great gifts for horse lovers!
When Poncho was 2 years old he was left for dead at the side of the road with severe damage to his head. A kindly passerby put Poncho in his trailer and went to the nearest veterinarian. After extensive treatment he was taken to the rescue haven. As a result of his injuries Poncho has permanent brain damage. Poncho is now 6 years old and living a happy and comfortable life doing all the things that a horse is supposed to do!
Where is the rescue haven and how do I get there?
From Las Vegas, NV or Kingman, AZ take Route 93 to Pierce Ferry Road. Head east on Pierce Ferry through Dolan Springs until you get to 21st Street. Turn right on 21st then right on Scenic Drive to 20th Street, turn left on 20th to Silver Lode Drive turn right. Go past the dome house and turn left.
Cindy says bring your own saddle and you can go for a ride. No appointment necessary.
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