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Book published by local horse rescue founder

Local horse rescue co-founder Jorg Huckabee-Mayfield has published “I Am Mr. Bowersox,” a book that illustrates the plight of horses in America, based on the life of a real rescued pony.

Mr. Bowersox, the protagonist was shipped over 2,400 miles after his rescue from an auction in Missoula, Montana. The book depicts the challenges faced by ponies and horses who may lose their value to their owners as they age. All of the net proceeds will go directly to provide care for rescued horses and ponies.

The White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue is a 501c3, non-profit organization founded in 2003 and located in Burkeville. To schedule a talk or book signing visit www.whitebirdapps.com.