One of the things that horses love the most in their lives is to run happy and free and taking that away from them is indeed horrible. We have seen horses in luxury hotels where they seemed so depressed because they probably did not walk or run anywhere for days and weeks, which is something really horrible to do to a horse, a form of abuse. As some people are cruel enough to make horses go through the worst days in their lives, there are people who do the complete opposite, like these people in the video below.
Shortly after Angel, the mini horse was born, her mom accidentally crushed one of her legs. Her owners had two choices – put her down or amputate her leg. Brenda and Lennie Green chose the latter and saved the horse’s life. Nursing Angel back to health means a lot more work, but the Greens wouldn’t want it any other way. When Gail Fitzmaurice and Bob Gallagher at Maine Orthotic and Prosthetic Rehab heard about Angel, they offered to handcraft a prosthetic leg for the horse.
They will continue to make her new ones as she grows. “She’s been wonderful to work with. She is the sweetest animal in the world. I think she really knows that we’re trying to help her out,” Gallagher said. This prosthetic leg made such a huge difference in Angel’s life, she was given back one of the most important things for horses, to run around happy and free.
I don’t know if there is something that horses love more in this life. It is also worth mentioning again that we need more people like Brenda and Lennie Green in this, they deserve the best in the world simply for what they are doing for animals in need. Please have a look at the video below and share some love for Angel and she definitely deserves it after all the things she has been through. I really hope such incidents will never happen again because in other cases, they can be fatal, hence, I am glad this story had a positive turn.