Heavenly Horse Haven still needs help

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Some of the horses at the Heavenly Horse Haven are boarders. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
The number of animals adopted from the Heavenly Horse Haven equine rescue in Anza has remained steady; however, despite fewer mouths to feed, the physical work required to care for the remaining stock is continuing to take its toll on owner Gina Perrin. Perrin said she is in desperate need of volunteers to assist at the ranch, due to her ongoing health issues. She was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. ALS is often called Lou Gehrig’s disease, after the baseball player who was diagnosed with it. It seems that even rescued horses can have a sense of humor. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Si
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