October 27, 2019

We have out a great project that volunteer Chris Rowland has organized in partnership with Reynolds Elementary school.  Chris has selected six Sunshine Horses to serve as ambassadors for this program: Huck, Clos, Leggs, Gypsy, Firefly, and Dawn.  Each grade level will...

October 16, 2019

One of the goals of the Jim and Juli Boehim Foundation is to enrich the lives of children in Central New York.  They provide grants to 501c3 organizations that share this goal.  Sunshine Horses volunteer and trainer Lauren Kuss applied for a grant from the Boeheim Foun...

October 15, 2019

 Daylon in the Kill Pens

Daylon Lucky came to us on June 28th, 2019.  He was a kill pen rescue that was underweight and in need of some TLC.  Daylon held his head low during his first few days in the barn and was reluctant to take treats from volunteers.  A couple weeks...

September 29, 2019

Earlier this week our sweet former carriage horse Al broke his leg while breaking out of his stall and was humanely euthanized.  Al came to Sunshine after retiring from an 11-year career as a carriage horse in NYC.  Al was often our go-to horse to welcome groups visiti...

August 31, 2019

Sadly we had to say goodbye to our sweet Scarlett yesterday.  Scarlett developed a sudden illness that lead to colic.  The illness was not curable and would have lead to extreme discomfort for Scarlett if allowed to progress further.  Thank you to the staff of North Co...

August 29, 2019

The Sunshine pickup truck is no longer driveable.  We use this truck to tow our horse trailer, haul supplies and to plow our property in the winter. The truck needs to be a 3/4-ton or larger, with towing capability with a hook up for a western plow and an engine greate...

August 27, 2019

Sunshine Horses is happy to announce that we have been verified by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS).  GFAS is an international animal welfare organization whose mission is to improve the quality of animal care for animals requiring rescue and/or sanct...

August 13, 2019

Cisko and Mouse passed peacefully and painlessly this afternoon during a light rain  They were laid to rest together side by side. Always together forever.

Mouse and Cisko were both in their 90’s in human years.  They did not die in a slaughter house or of a painfu...

July 23, 2019

Nova is a 10 year old Thoroughbred mare.  She has been in her current home for 3 years and will join our herd in early August.  Her owner tells us that she is a sweet mare with excellent ground manners but she can be reactive.  Our trainers will work on this once she a...

July 19, 2019

 Earlier this month, the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County 4-H equine Clubs ("Blazing Stars") visited Sunshine and made a $200 donation.  The club did a fundraising event as part of a community service project.  They made shopping totes out of grain sack...

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