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79 horses, 45 years, one man

Brent Glover, president and main caretaker of Orphan Acres, talks about the struggles of taking care of nearly 70 horses and where his passion with rescuing horses began on Jan. 31 at Orphan Acres in Viola, ID.

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2020

A one-eyed horse neighed in a wooden stall as Orphan Acres president Brent Glover stood on a ladder to change a lightbulb.  Miss Degree ("Miss D" for short) is one of 79 horses Glover takes care of with the help of volunteers at Orphan Acres, a nonprofit horse sanctuary. The smell of manur...

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