Category Archives: Horse Heroes Diary

One Year Later: A Happy Ending for Horses Who Survived Horrific Trailer Accident on I-44

The Humane Society of Missouri’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch has found homes for seven of the horses. Many others have recovered from injuries and are available for adoption. Forty-two horses were on their way to destruction in the predawn hours of Read more…

Humane Society of Missouri’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch Announces Miracle Colt’s New Name: Twist of Fate

Find out how you can help these injured horses by becoming a Horse Hero. More than 5,360 ballots cast in the voting to pick the colt’s new name The Humane Society of Missouri’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch is proud to announce Read more…

Rescued Horses Recuperating at Longmeadow Rescue Ranch

The Humane Society of Missouri Actively Seeks Custody The horses that were involved in the tractor trailer accident on I-44 are on a long road to recovery at the Humane Society’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch. We continue to post updates regarding Read more…

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch Asks Horse Lovers to Sponsor Individual Horses from Recent Interstate Accident

Horse Heroes Help Give a Second Chance to Severely Injured Horses The Humane Society of Missouri’s Longmeadow Rescue Ranch has established a way for the thousands of persons interested in the fate of the equine survivors of last week’s horrific Read more…

Horses Bound for Slaughter Get a Second Chance at Life

The 26 horses rescued alive from an overturned tractor trailer bound for a slaughter house on Wednesday morning continue their long road to recovery. “A horse trailer accident is a horse person’s worst nightmare. In this case, it was especially Read more…

26 Horses Rescued from Horrific Highway Accident Receiving Care

Horses Suffered Multiple Injuries; Some in Critical Condition 26 of the 42 horses involved in a trailer accident on Highway I-44 early yesterday morning near St. Clair, Missouri are alive and being cared for at the Humane Society of Missouri’s Read more…

Humane Society of Missouri Rescues Horses from Overturned Trailer

Longmeadow Rescue Ranch Director Earlene Cole and a local veterinarian tend to an injured horse who was affectionately named “Willy” for his will to live. Although he requires medical attention, he is expected to survive. 42 horses in a trailer Read more…