Hoofprints of the Heart Horse Rescue

Many horse owners are finding out the cost of caring for a horse are too much to bear, but abandoning a horse like Raphael is never the answer. They lead them out their backyard into the desert and say, ‘see ya,’ and that's not right. That's unconscionable.

To help horses like Raphael, contact Hoofprints of the Heart.

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A tattoo on his inner lip is the only thing left of his proud racing heritage. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A tattoo on his inner lip is the only thing left of his proud racing heritage. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • X-rays reveal hooves overgrown beyond repair. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • X-rays reveal hooves overgrown beyond repair. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • X-rays reveal hooves overgrown beyond repair. Hoofprints of the Heart

  • A heartbreaking scene in the Arizona desert -- an old racehorse left to die. Hoofprints of the Heart took him in but he was severely emaciated, and Raphael had to be put down. Hoofprints of the Heart