Horse rescue ranch talks Balloon Fiesta


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s an organization dedicated to rescue, rehabilitate and re-house abandoned horses, and they are looking for volunteers and those wishing to adopt.

Walking N Circles is a non-profit corporation that provide caring attention to horses who were left to fend for themselves. This non-profit also collaborates with other rescue teams throughout New Mexico.

Ruth Andrews, Executive Director for Walking in Circles, along with Matt Coulombe, President of the New Mexico Search and Rescue, joined KRQE’s This Morning show to talk about Balloon Fiesta. Watch above.

Most of the horses have been seized by the New Mexico Livestock Board, surrendered by private parties or have been seized through other law enforcement entities.

Currently, the ranch homes 51 horses onsite and another 26 in foster care.

For more information on the search and rescue council or volunteering at the shelter, visit their website. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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