How Buzz & Jewel Found Salvation

For those of us who love and care for our horses as if they were our own children, the extent of neglect and abuse that others can heap upon animals is simply unfathomable. Some people may be legitimately unstable in the mind and unable to understand the misery they are creating, as is typical in hoarding situations. Others fall somewhere between utilitarian and downright

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Press: Featured in Double D Trailers

Recently, we were approached by Double D Trailers to write a feature about LEAN and what we’ve been able to accomplish during the past couple of years that LEAN has been in the Las Vegas valley helping and rescuing horses that would have otherwise been completely neglected, abused, or abandoned. To read the full article, click here. Thanks again Double D Trailers!

Rescue Me

Why would anyone want a “rescue horse”?  With so many other horses being offered up for sale at low prices with guarantees of performance, health, and reliability….why would somebody take a chance on what someone else threw away?  It can only be explained by those who have experienced the magic of taking a forsaken life and turning it around, then looking at their own

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We, The Volunteers

A little over the two-year mark from the early beginnings of L.E.A.N., it’s amazing to look back at how much has already been accomplished, and the foundation that’s been laid for continued growth and success.  This organization has taken on a life of its own, expanded in new directions, and its lifeblood are the volunteers. When first launched, the main focus for L.E.A.N. was

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The Odd Couple at Senior Sanctuary

The old stallion waited for months…snarled mane, enormous knee, underweight….and unwanted. Other horses had already come and gone from the CCAC holding pens, but because LEAN needed a foster who could handle a stud, the sad horse waited, and time grew short. From a desperate public plea for help, at last a woman with a large ranch and larger heart – Heidi from Rocking

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What’s In A Name?

I received an inquiry from New York photographer Christy Whitney, who was visiting Las Vegas soon and wished to meet and photograph a few of the L.E.A.N. rescue horses.  She was writing an article about the Unwanted horse problem nationwide, and she liked our before/after photos from the website ( We explained that our horses are not housed in 1 single location but are

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