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Healing Hearts: The Journey of Calan Horse Sanctuary and Its Founder

This update comes from Carol Gent. Carol prepared the following for a speech she gave recently to a …

Calan Horse Sanctuary Update: Remembering Kaylee and Embracing Change

Over the past six months, Calan Horse Sanctuary has experienced a myriad of changes and developments…

Happy Birthday Alan!

Alan was born on 10th January 1939 Alan’s days start by 5.30am with feeding the 15 horses eage…

A New Beginning and Fond Farewell: Calan Horse Sanctuary’s Circle of Life

It has been a big week at Calan. We’ve welcomed a new member to the herd, and sadly said goodbye to …

Calan Horse Sanctuary Updates: A New Chapter in Donations and Herd Health

To our valued community, While Go Fund Me has played an integral role in the raising of funds for th…

Efficient Care and Routine: Inside Calan Horse Sanctuary’s Daily Operations

One of the things that stands out to me as particularly remarkable about Calan is how it is designed…

Caring for Our Horses: Dental Health and Funding Updates at Calan Horse Sanctuary

The dentist came by on the 31st of July, on his regular tour of WA to check up on some of the horses…

Challenges in Horse Management: Diarrhoea and Hoof Care at Calan Pastures

The paddocks at Calan are green with the emergence of the young grasses for the horses to graze on, …

Horse Hoof Care and Botfly Prevention at Calan Pastures, Australia

During my last visit we trimmed the hooves of 13 of the Calan herd, all except the two miniatures. I…

Calan Pastures Update: Horse Health and Herd Dynamics

I’m a bit late posting this from my last visit a week ago but here is an update from Calan. There is…

Calan Sanctuary Update: Horse Health, Hoof Care, and Volunteer Experience

I just wanted to give everyone a quick update on the happenings at Calan over the past 2 weeks. I sp…

Calan Sanctuary: A Forever Home for Horses – Honouring Their Journey

One of the unique aspects of the sanctuary that we want to really emphasises is the fact that Calan …

Irish’s Journey: From Neglect to Leadership at Calan Horse Sanctuary

Hi every one, there has not been a update for a few months and the reason for that is life at the &#…

Updates from the Forever Home Sanctuary: Providing Comfort and Care for Needy Horses

Alan here, just a short update to let you know the sanctuary is going okay.Because the it is a &#822…

Farewell to Rebel: Remembering a Brave Soul of Calan Horse Sanctuary

This Update has no intention of appealing for funds, the reason it is to inform all you good people …

Honouring the Departed: Remembering the Beloved Horses of the Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is going through a very sad time right now as we have lost five of the dear horses who…

Farewell to Vivek: Honouring the Wisdom of a Beloved Horse at Calan Sanctuary

A Place in Heaven for old Vivek One of our most beloved and newest horses, Vivek, named after a comp…

Honoring TEX: A Reflection on Love, Loss, and Life at Calan Horse Sanctuary

Happy Trails Tex and Happy Birthday Alan Loving a horse means going through whatever is necessary to…

Support Alan Gent: Help Keep Calan Horse Sanctuary Running

In case you missed our update earlier this week I am posting it again as we need to get Alan some fa…

Alan Gent’s Mission: Rescuing Horses and Building Hope at Calan Horse Sanctuary

Since 2005, Alan Gent has been rescuing horses- many are former trotters and racers. A sad result ca…

Understanding EOTRH: Equine Dental Disease Afflicting Perdon at Calan Horse Sanctuary

‘Perdon’ suffers from EOTRH Whilst humans face Covid-19 where the body cannot defend its…

Supporting Equine Well-Being: Your Impact on Calan Horse Sanctuary’s Residents

Your donation to Calan Horse Sanctuary gives horses the life they deserve… There’s nothing tha…

Supporting Calan Horse Sanctuary: Help Our Horses Amidst Covid-19

Covid-19 has halted donations at Calan- our horses need you Everyone is aware of the horrific impact…

Remembering Francis: A Tribute to Calan Horse Sanctuary’s Beloved Donkey

For our dear and sorely missed FrancisArrived 7/12/1919 and died 21/2/2020 We have some very sad new…

A Christmas Story: Francis Finds Sanctuary at Calan Horse Sanctuary

An ancient Christmas story it is with shepherds guiding a blessed donkey under the heavenly stars to…

Australia’s Horse Slaughter Crisis: Calan Horse Sanctuary’s Fight for Change

BET ON CALAN NOT THE CUP Every year across Australia, tens of thousands of horses are sent to slaugh…

Honoring Brett: A True Blue Mate to Sanctuary Horses

A tribute to Brett Thank you to all who have supported and contributed to the horses. Each and every…

Support Vinnie: A Heartfelt Appeal for Ongoing Care at Calan Horse Sanctuary

“The first duty of love is to listen” – Paul Tillich …And listen we did when a kind woman and her da…

Remembering Lightning Jack: A Tribute to a Beloved Equine Companion

To all of our good friends, we want to let you know that old Beriah aka Lightning Jack, has passed a…

Urgent Appeal: Help Feed Special Needs Horses at Calan Horse Sanctuary in Western Australia

We need help asap. The photo is of the ground at Calan Horse Sanctuary and Alan just recently picked…

Calan Horse Sanctuary: A Glimpse into Daily Care and Challenges Faced by Rescued Horses

The FACTS about the horses at Calan Horse Sanctuary and the work we do to help them. As long as anim…

Empowering Beriah: A Vision for Quality Life Amidst Challenges at Calan Horse Sanctuary

Ringing in the New Year for Beriah A new year is upon us and whilst the mob at Calan is generally in…

Finding Home: Stories of Resilience and Care at Calan Horse Sanctuary

A home for every horse. It is the greatest holiday wish we could ever see fulfilled and we do our be…

Omar’s Journey: Finding Love and Healing at Calan Horse Sanctuary

In June of 2018, a beautiful soft horse was needing somewhere to feel protected and loved. When Alan…

Finding Friendship: Honner’s Heartwarming Journey at Calan Horse Sanctuary

We know our supporters appreciate the hard yards we’re putting in (no secret that we’re …

Remembering the Gentle Souls: A Tribute to an Old Mare’s Journey at Calan Horse Sanctuary

Not ‘objects’ and rather fellow ‘subjects’ as St Francis proclaimed in his r…

Rescued and Renamed: The Heartfelt Stories of Horses Finding Hope at Calan Sanctuary

Many of our horses arrive from nowhere. Nobody wants them and they had no future. Some were found in…

Saving Lives: How Your Generosity Sustained 23 Horses Through the W.A. Drought Crisis

Every Australian knows that water is life. In a time of crisis during the drought in W.A. it is your…

Urgent Appeal: Help Calan Sanctuary Weather the Drought and Feed Rescued Horses

“Drought hits Calan Sanctuary hard” Help needed to secure food for the herd of mainly el…

Protecting Our Equine Friends: Ensuring Proper Care and Treatment at Calan Horse Sanctuary

There is no shortage of reports of animal neglect and it is particularly bad when it happens at the …

Support Calan Horse Sanctuary: Providing High-Quality Care for 20 Horses

The 20 horses at Calan Horse Sanctuary receive the highest standard of care, with each horse in the …

Support Brodie and His Equine Companions at Calan Horse Sanctuary

There isn’t a day, an hour, a moment that goes by that little old Brodie, who is around 30 yea…

Support Neglected Horses in Australia: Donate to Calan Horse Sanctuary

Life for many horses in Australia is one of constant pain and fear. Of the over 40,000 per year that…

Discover the Heartwarming Stories of Rescued Horses at Our Sanctuary

Many find our sanctuary a very special place. Human and horse alike have come upon these grounds und…

Red & Lily: Heartwarming Tales from Calan Horse Sanctuary

Meet Red & Lily. Two inseparable mates who now call Calan Horse Sanctuary home. Their owners fel…

Heartwarming Tales: Wundi’s Journey at Calan Horse Sanctuary

At CHS we are known for giving horses true sanctuary. We also have other special animals here like W…

Lightning Jack’s Journey: Rescuing and Caring for an Elderly Horse

What makes rescuing old horses worth it? The day starts at 5:45 AM and this afternoon, three of us j…

Supporting Elder Equines: Our New Campaign Kickoff

Wow- we’ve just started our new campaign and already our friends and supporters are stepping f…

Support Our Cause: Establishing Calan Horse Sanctuary as a Not-For-Profit

Horses Do Go To Heaven! With so many requests to take in horses, we’d like your help in establ…

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