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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesclay, July 21, 2010 5la I Dino, left, and Scott Smith nuzzle during a feeding session on the ranch. Patrick Shillito "Even the EMTs were taken Staff Writer by surprise. At that point, . Hooves and Angels sounded good enough to me." Hooves and Angels Inc. Maple is a horse Luallen is a recently formed local rescued in 2000, one that has nonprofit organization formed a special bond with specializing in horse rescue Cody. While her grand- and rehabilitation, daughter and her miracle the .The group specializes in inspiration for the name of rescuing injured or neglected the nonprofit, Luallen hasSeven of the 16 horses at Hooves horses and giving them the had many years of prates- best possible quality of life, sional experience with while allowing people to have horses. "All of them are different access to the horses as a form She has been training and breeds," Luallen said. All of of therapy, riding horses more than 30them have different prob- The name of the organiza- years. During that time, she lems. Some have physical tion, however, means a lot to has rescued more than 200 problems, some are mental owner, founder and president horses, always doing what and some have a combination Rita Luallen, and her family, she could to give them love, of both." In November 2009, Rita's care and attention. She isLuallen explained as she granddaughter Cody was in a member of the North pointed out Marble, that had a terrible go-cart accident. American Riding for the almost cut off its own hoof. A Luallen said the nature of the Handicapped Association. veterinarian had told her incident was such that they With Hooves and Angels there was nothing to do but basically had to revive her at Inc., Luallen and her seven- put the horse down. the scene, person t am -- all family -- Luallen said that simply "When she came back, the have built an organizationwasn't an option. She took first thing she said was that that has rescued horses inthe horse back to the ranch, during her long sleep, the various states of need andand through a labor intensive angels wanted her to come care. They currently tend to process eventually got back so she could ride Maple 16 horses, ranging in agesMarble back on all fours. and she (the horse) wouldn't from 1 to 32-years-old on her miss her," said Luallen. 22-acre property in Standish. See Hooves, page 7B and Angels Inc. gather around several feed barrels at the ranch. Photos by Patrick Shillito Center (thru 8/15) our special EPHC has two Skilled Nursing Facilities. Our Loyalton Skilled Nursing Home has 39 beds, while our Portola Skilled Nursing Home has 27 beds. We offer recreational opportunities, spiritual enrichment, pet therapy and more. We have PT, OT, SLT and TLC. Our won- derful volunteers and co nmunity members participate in helping provide a fun and homelike environment for our cherished loved ones. We can also provide post-surgical rehabilitation for those returning home. The Fair is committed to providing families with a healthy, smoke free entertainment experience. In Portola, call 530-832-6546 In Loyalton, call 530-993-1225 Eastern Plumas Health Care "People Helping People" ]'~ Right now Friends of Plumas County Animal Shelter is giving a $25 v--o-uucher.,to -B" I Q~ help offset the cost to spay or neuter when you adopt a pet from the shelter! O~#' _@~ Rocky was a strav from Portola. He has been _~@ ~ll~'@ adopted twice. " ~-- ~ The first time his ~ ~ , owuetsmoved I and the second ~~ ~~i, ~ ~;:: ~i~. .I ~t~i~i~ Nt{g time was because ~~ ~i~!~::~ ~ ] .~. @@~@@ they couldn't [~ ~ ~ ~@ spend enough I~~'~:~ ~ ] ~r ._ time with him~~ ~ / ~@~. @~tlI1t " ~ ~,!" t~ W @~t~ @ He is a neutered ~i[i@ ~ male about 2 ~~[ I @@@.. years old. Staff ] ~ , I ~ ~ives him 4 paws ]f~ : ] ~ I ~ up~ [~~: : :i:~: ~ Terrier Chihuahua cross. Male ~1~ [ Shelter hours are Monday and Friday 8am - 5pm, Wednesdays 10-7pm, closed 1-2pro for I @@@~. lunch and closed weekends, Plumas Animal Services charges a $10 fee and license fees are @@@.~ I per year. An o cer deliver a pet to the adopting pa,rs ve,erinary c oice to have [ ~ the animal altered in completion of the adoption requirement. For more information, call [ @@@.~ 283-3673 or visit ,~@@ I I ... " y Your Local Full Service ' ] Pet & Feed Store 283-9605 [ . .... 362 Crescent St., Quincy I % Nutrena (next to Feather River F mess) fantastic felines!* 2453 E. Main St., Quincy Regular hours: Weds. - Fri. 12-3, Sat. 10-2 "available on selected cats only. 11- 15 All of our grandstand & carnival areas are smoke freet. Friday, Aug. 13 '4 with special guests The Jeff Pershing Band Stage seats: $25 Grandstand seats $20 : Bleacher seats: $15 leki,' M Itnd..._ _._ ..__ Thursday, Aug. 12 $15 General Admission / $10 Seniors & kids under 12 The Great Siexra Logging Chaxnpio'aship Saturday, Aug 14 7psn $15 General Admission / $10 Seniors & kids under 12 Contact the Fair Office or I fi for event tickets and info. 1"11 This ad paid for with Tobacco Use Reduction and Prevention Funds from Proposition 99.