Success Stories Of Our Mares & Orphaned Foals

Saving Lives One Foal at a Time

Having over 30 years of experience, Bronwyn has set herself on a mission to provide an innovative and vital service to the equine community.  Through her services, there are NO THROW-AWAY foals produced, but she uses proven broodmares to become loving mommas to foals in need and crisis.  Follow the stories here!

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We deliver our mares to the foal and we handle the pairing process to ensure it is done in a professional, controlled and safe manner, resulting in a high success rate.

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Stories Of Lives Saved!

Check out the posts below to read stories of lives saved and thankful owners!

Aja becomes momma to a Tennessee filly

Aja becomes momma to a Tennessee filly

May 31, 2019: Sweet Aja got an adorable filly this morning in TN. A nice quick trip all thanks to Aja being the super mare she is, accepting the foal the moment she saw her with lots of love to give!...

Squeezie gets a spunky Arabian colt

Squeezie gets a spunky Arabian colt

May 14, 2019: This lil guy gets an “A” for effort on the nursing gymnastics. Squeezie got her first chance to be a nursemare today and she happily accepted the challenge with no sedation needed. Squeezie will have her work cut out for her, this lil guy is full of...

The Phoenix Story…

The Phoenix Story…

On March 9th, Whispering Woods Farm in Maryland posted the following to their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/whisperingwoodsfarmmaryland/photos/a.1461428684108924/2213010232284095/?type=3&permPage=1 Whispering Woods Farm is a horse rescue and this little...

Lolita travels to West Virginia to meet her filly

Lolita travels to West Virginia to meet her filly

April 2019: Ms. Lolita, our quarter horse mare got this sweet lil orphaned quarter horse filly in West Virginia today! Lolita was tickled to find out this lil nugget was all hers! Lolita playing hide and seek with her shy lil filly. Keep in mind, their bond is so...

Tiya gets to be momma again to Hancock colt, Boojum

Tiya gets to be momma again to Hancock colt, Boojum

If you remember, Tiya was our very first official nursemare who helped the foal Micah with its start in life in the fall of 2018. After weaning and returning to ColdSpring for some recovery time and vacation, she was ready to go back out to help another baby. In April...

May gets a 2 week old filly in North Carolina

May gets a 2 week old filly in North Carolina

May 20, 2019: Our sweet mare May got a beautiful 2 week old filly today down in NC. This filly’s mother sadly had to be euthanized due to a freak pasture accident yesterday afternoon, leaving this adorable filly orphaned. August 17, 2019: Remember our nurse mare May...

Gwen goes to Florida to meet her colt

Gwen goes to Florida to meet her colt

March 14, 2019: Gwen, our beautiful Percheron/TB mare took a lil ride to Florida today to meet her 3 day old orphan thoroughbred colt. This lil guy’s mother gave it her all to the very end! Gwen happily stepped up to fill the role as his mother!  August 7, 2019:...

Louise (aka Porkchop) gets a thoroughbred colt

Louise (aka Porkchop) gets a thoroughbred colt

May 1: Loaded Louise headed to Tennessee for Louise aka Porkchop to meet her adorable thoroughbred colt. This handsome lad had a maiden momma who just wasn’t into the whole “mothering thing” so, he lucked out and got Porkchop, a momma 9x over. She walked right in and...

Sunshine gets to momma a new filly

Sunshine gets to momma a new filly

April 27, 2019: Sunshine gets to go to West Virginia to meet a new filly needing a momma! July 31, 2019: Sunshine and her now 4 month old filly are thriving, finally enjoying this cooler weather. We love seeing our mares fat and happy with their babies. A big thank...

Heartbroken Paris gets a another call to save a life

Heartbroken Paris gets a another call to save a life

June 19, 2019: ***Tear jerker alert*** Paris was paired with a beautiful filly back in March whom she accepted immediately and fell in love! After a few shorts weeks together, her filly suddenly passed away with no warning due to a rare illness that no one could have...

Jamz gets a blue roan filly

Jamz gets a blue roan filly

May 10, 2019: Jamz got a beautiful 3 day old blue roan filly today after this filly’s momma died suddenly early this morning! Jammerz we are so proud of you, good job on your first go round as a nursemare!

Barbie gets to visit Florida to be momma to a filly

Barbie gets to visit Florida to be momma to a filly

May 1: We are on the road with Barbie to Ocala, FL where Barbie’s filly has patiently been waiting for her new momma to arrive since losing her own mom to colic. This video captures the very moment Barbie got to see her new filly! Another one of our rookie nursemares...

Thelma gets a sassy filly named Edith

Thelma gets a sassy filly named Edith

April 2019: Oh Thelma! She got to meet her 48hr old, sassy little TB filly up in Pennsylvania this morning! Thelma can’t get enough of her new filly!  https://www.facebook.com/coldspringnursemares/videos/2432408980127282/ April 12: I think it’s safe to say our...

Paris gets a new filly in Pennsylvania

Paris gets a new filly in Pennsylvania

March 28, 2019: Sweet Paris finished the day with this adorable 6 day old orphan thoroughbred filly who’s momma just didn’t want to do the whole “mom” thing. The sweet part of this story is this filly was rejected by her mom, and Paris can no longer conceive. Being in...

Gracie gets a second career as a nursemare

Gracie gets a second career as a nursemare

Welcome Gracie (JC-Gracie Merlot) this gal is about as laid back as they come. Gracie wants nothing more then to eat, eat, eat! She had 42 starts on the track, then was bought as a polo pony, after a career ending injury playing polo, she became a great momma. Her...

Telli meets her 24hr old colt

Telli meets her 24hr old colt

March 22, 2019: Our big sweetheart Telli took a lil ride up to the eastern shore today and got to meet this adorable 24hr old standardbred colt, they are sleeping well tonight! Both are so in love!!! 

Bizzy gets a 10 day orphaned foal

Bizzy gets a 10 day orphaned foal

March 18, 2019: Bizzy kicked off the morning getting herself a twin today in the form on a 10 day old orphan thoroughbred filly who’s momma sadly couldn’t be with us anymore. ??? May 7, 2019: Bizzy and her lil filly love to hang out and greet all the visitors at their...

Sooey becomes momma to a sweet filly who lost her mom

February 26: Mom and I caught a beautiful sunrise as we pulled out of the farm this morning heading up to West Virginia. It was Sooey’s turn to play mommy! This gorgeous thoroughbred filly is 3 days old and sadly lost her mother to birthing complications yesterday....

Dixie gets herself a 6 day old foal!

February 2, 2019: Ms. Dixie is all smiles as she dreams about momma life again. Dixie is one of 3 mares currently being induced hormonally for lactation here at ColdSpring Farm, meaning our mares do not produce their own biological foal in order to nurse and raise an...

Our First Official Nursemare

Our First Official Nursemare

Our mare, Tiya (JC- Send it All) is a dark bay Thoroughbred mare and is very well bred with excellent disposition.   Tiya is a sweet soul who only wants your love and attention. She is kind, and gentle and just loves the cuddles. August 2018: How fitting it was for...