It was on this day 5 years ago that Erin Murphy called me up and said “Regina, would you like another Appaloosa?” David Lichman (yes, that David Lichman!) had found a newly rescued pony at a barn in Rio Linda — “Erin, this pony’s a superstar,” Erin said he said — and since Erin couldn’t take on another horse right then, she passed it on to me. That also marks the day that I became the webmaster for Equine Partners, Inc. to offset Salsa’s board.
About 6 hours later we were back, with our newly acquired miniature Appy/Shetland pony cross and a handwritten bill of sale documenting the for $1 cash purchase. The woman who originally rescued him, all starving and covered in bedsores, had done so even though she knew she couldn’t keep him and she was delighted to find such a good home for him.