Equine Angels - Stories of Rescue, Love, and Hope by Frank Weller

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Equine Angels - Stories of Rescue,Love, and Hope

by Frank Weller, Photographs by Donna M. Cloutier

The Lyons Press, 2008, 179 pages, 9781599214443, hardcover, dust jacket, colour photographs throughout.

Very good, near new condition.

'Equine Angels is a celebration of the journey of horses and foals saved from slaughter.  Accompanied by more than 130 stunning full-colour photographs, it tells the surprising and moving stories of how these foals have changed the lives of the human families who adopt them - for the rescuers are often the ones redeemed when opening their hearts to an unwanted foal.

The foal's story begins with their majestic mares on the vast plains of Canada.  The mares are kept pregnant because their urine will then contain estrogen, a vital ingredient for a hormone replacement therapy drug Premarin.  The pregnant Mare's Urine, PMU, is often collected in harsh conditions from the mares, and when the foal is born it frequently considered an innocent but disposable by-product of the process ...'

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