Pictures from the Horse Rescue near McBride, B.C. (Mount Renshaw)

 

"Sundance" - finally some hay - Dec. 16, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

"Belle" - Dec. 16, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Sundance walking down the first part of the trail into the trees - Dec. 16, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Finally some shelter (Sundance) - Dec. 16, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

The first part of the trail, looking up from the horses towards the alpine - Dec. 18, 2008

The first part of the trail, looking up from the horses towards the alpine - Dec. 18, 2008

Sundance and Belle with Spencer Froese - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle and Sundance munching their hay - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle and Sundance - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle and Sundance with Spencer Froese - Dec. 18, 2008

Sundance and Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

 

 

Belle and Sundance - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

Sundance - Dec. 18, 2008

Sundance - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

 

Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle - Dec. 18, 2008

Sundance's tail has been chewed off - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle misses patches of hair all over her body most likely due to frostbite - Dec. 18, 2008

Belle and Sundance with Spencer Froese - Dec. 18, 2008

 

Sundance and Belle with winter blankets - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Sundance and Belle with winter blankets - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Belle and Sundance with winter blankets - Dec. 18, 2008

Sundance with winter blanket - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

Sundance and Belle with two blankets - Dec. 21, 2008

Sundance and Belle with two blankets - Dec. 21, 2008

Sundance and Belle with two blankets - Dec. 21, 2008

Belle and Sundance with two blankets - Dec. 21, 2008

The two horses in their snow prison - Dec. 21, 2008

Bringing in hay (Birgit Stutz and Leif Gunster) - Dec. 21, 2008

Photo Stuart MacMaster

Stuart MacMaster unloading his sled - Dec. 21, 2008

The cache - Dec. 21, 2008

Hay bales and feeding instructions - Dec. 21, 2008

Melting snow over the campfire - Dec. 21, 2008

Melting snow - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

Melting snow - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

The shovelling brigade (Monika Brown, Birgit Stutz, Joey Rich) - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Tim Brown

The shovelling brigade (Joey Rich, Matt Elliott) - Dec. 18, 2008

 

Joey Rich and Matt Elliott - Dec. 18, 2008

Joey Rich and Matt Elliott - Dec. 18, 2008

Monika Brown - Dec. 18, 2008

Tim Brown - Dec. 18, 2008

Tim and Monika Brown - Dec. 18, 2008

Tim and Monika Brown - Dec. 18, 2008

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Birgit Stutz - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Lester Blouin all smiles - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo Monika Brown

Stuart MacMaster in the trench - Dec. 18, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

The trench

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Quitting time- Dec. 21, 2008

Monika Brown snowshoeing out - Dec. 21, 2008

 

Matt Elliott - Dec. 22, 2008

Dave Jeck and Tom Parviainen - Dec. 22, 2008

Tom Parviainen and Dave Jeck - Dec. 22, 2008

Matt Elliott - Dec. 22, 2008

Gorgeous view - Dec. 22, 2008

High up in the mountains - Dec. 22, 2008

Dec. 22, 2008

Walking from the horses towards the alpine - Dec. 22, 2008

Up in the alpine - Dec. 22, 2008

The ride out (Dave Jeck) - Dec. 22, 2008

It is getting dark - Dec. 22, 2008

Gord and Dave Jeck - Dec. 23, 2008

Stuart MacMaster and Rod Whelpton - Dec. 23, 2008

Justin Brown, the youngest member of the shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Justin Brown, Marc Lavigne and Wes Phillips - Dec. 23, 2008

Justin Brown - Dec. 23, 2008

Dean Schreiber - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Carolina Beniuk - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Lester Blouin - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Carla Trask and Carolina Beniuk - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The shovelling brigade - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Carolina Beniuk taking a break - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

The completed trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Dave Jeck and Lester Blouin tending the fire - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Dave Jeck tending the fire - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Taking a well-deserved break (Stuart MacMaster and Dave Jeck) - Dec. 23, 2008

Birgit Stutz and Monika Brown - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Dave Jeck

Stuart MacMaster and Birgit Stutz tending the fire - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Dave Jeck

Monika Brown and Dave Jeck walking up the trench to the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

 

Snowmobile line-up at the horses' - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Marc Lavigne and Birgit Stutz taking a break - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

In the alpine - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

In the alpine - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Snowmobile tracks leading to the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Sundance in his snow pen - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Sundance and Belle - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Belle and Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Lester Blouin and Belle - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Lester Blouin with the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Lester Blouin and Belle - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

In the snow pen - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Belle and Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Getting the horses ready for the walk down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Getting the horses ready for the walk down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Getting the horses ready for the walk down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Carla Trask

Taking blankets off- Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Taking blankets off- Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Lester Blouin in deep thoughts - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Sara Olofsson and Matt Elliott

Lester Blouin starts leading out Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Lester Blouin leads Sundance down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Dave Jeck walking down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Down the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Line-up of snowmobiles - Dec. 23, 2008

 

Waiting for the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Waiting for the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Tim and Justin Brown taking a break while waiting for the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Waiting for the horses - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Lester Blouin and Sundance coming out of the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Lester Blouin and Sundance coming out of the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Dave Jeck coming out of the trench while Justin and Tim Brown look on - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Dave Jeck coming out of the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Carolina Beniuk, Belle and Birgit Stutz - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Carolina Beniuk, Belle and Birgit Stutz - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Dave Jeck after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Birgit Stutz with Belle and Lester Blouin with Sundance after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Dave Jeck, Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Birgit Stutz after walking through the trench - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

 

Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Belle and Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Sundance - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

Taking a break before heading down the logging road - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo courtesy Carla Trask

 

Heading down the logging road - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Heading down the logging road - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Birgit Stutz, Belle, Sundance and Gord Jeck heading down the logging road - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Birgit Stutz, Belle, Sundance and Gord Jeck heading down the logging road - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

Birgit Stutz, Belle, Sundance and Gord Jeck heading down the logging road - Dec. 23, 2008

Photo Marc Lavigne

 

 

Go back to Horse Rescue page

 

Home || Events || Horse Training || Riding Lessons

Clinics || Camps for Adults || Kids Camps || Vaulting

Horse Whispering Demos || Horses for Sale

Trainer Bio || Facilities || News & Info || Newsletters

Lesson Horses || Saddle Horses || Foals

Testimonials || Mentorship Programs || Volunteer Positions || Gift store

Photo Gallery || Renshaw Horse Rescue || Trip in Cargo Plane

Directions || Articles || Links || Sitemap

 

Contact Info

Falling Star Ranch
Birgit Stutz and Marc Lavigne
General Delivery, Dunster, B.C., V0J 1J0, Canada
Phone/Fax (250) 968-6801