Scorched earth and smoky skies gave rise to a horse community that banded together to help in many ways. Many in our horse community did not stand and watch the fires burn. Instead, they stuck out a helping hand or offered assistance. Sharon Jantzen summarizes the variety of ways our local horse community lent a helping hand to our fire ravaged neighbors.
“I told my husband, I’m gone!” Julie grabbed her “go-bag” and her rescue partner Debbie Jones then headed south in her truck with a two-horse trailer where they reported to Incident Command. Julie Monser recounts her night evacuating horses from the Sherpa Fire. Sharon Jantzen captures her experience.