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Five years ago, Deborah Knickerbocker was given three alpacas from someone leaving town. Today, she runs Busy Bobbin Alpaca Ranch in Marana and has 29 alpacas roaming the property.
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Jessica Gray, owner of Wild Hearts Rescue Ranch, spends most of her time caring for abused and neglected horses. It is a commitment of care that has daily ups and downs, but one that she wouldn’t trade for the world.
Jessica Gray rescues abused and neglected horses and cares for them at her ranch, Wild Hearts Rescue Ranch. She has been running the Marana ranch for about two years.
Ranch owner Jessica Gray and horse trainer Greg Weber rescued “Marge” from an abusive owner who whipped, cut and neglected her.
Jessica Gray, right, hugs Veterinarian Christine Staten after learning her malnourished horse had gained 60 pounds in one week.
“Davica” is one of the many horses that receives care at the Wild Hearts Rescue Ranch. Owner Jessica Gray rescues abused and neglected horses and cares for them at her Marana ranch.
Veterinarian Christine Staten watches as horse trainer Greg Weber walks “Davica” around the Wild Hearts Rescue Ranch.
On July 21, 2013 around 12:15 p.m., Pima County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to the 15200 block of South Lovell Road referencing the report of three penned horses that were possibly starving.
Northwest Fire District firefighters were dispatched to the area of Sweetwater Dr. and Camino De Oeste, in the Tucson Mountains after receiving a 9-1-1 call for woman who had fallen from a horse. The call came in at 1349 hours.
Northwest Fire units are currently en route to a technical rescue in the Tucson Mountains.
on Wednesday, at approximately 4:10 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department received a 9-1-1 call reference a hiker who had failed to return on time to the Sabino Canyon Recreation area. The missing man was identified as Florencio Gallego.
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On July 4, at approximately 8:35 p.m., the Pima County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call about a female teenager, who reportedly was on a horse and stuck in the Blanco Wash. Deputies of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department Tucson Mountain District responded to the incident location near Lambert Lane and Derringer Road. They were supported by deputies of the Sheriff’s Search & Rescue Unit and the Avra Valley Fire Department.
Deanna Boudrieau, at left, Megan Beasley and James Boudrieau continue to nurse ailing horses back to health.
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Not only does Mr. Henk misunderstand the facts, he avoids them to the extent that he must rely on his own hype.