Bluebonnet Festival 2017

TBAR volunteers and foster homes had a great time at the Bluebonnet Festival in Chappel Hill.We had items for donation and adoptable dogs that could be met and played with.

Horse Clinic with Juan 2017

The Training Clinic was a great success. We all learned a lot watching Juan work with the rescue horses. The foster homes that brought horses went home with lots of new techniques to try while working with their horse to make them ready for adoption. We are all better at catching that hard to catch horse, round penning, lunging and ground driving our horses. Next session will be all about warming our horses up and riding! Do you want to meet some rescue horses and learn more about working with them? Watch our fb page and websitewww.t-bar.org for the next session or make an appointment to come meet them by emailing us at help@t-bar.org

Event Announcement: 2017 Spring Horse Training Clinic

Reserve your spot for our 2017 Spring Horse Training Clinic with Juan Vendrell! March 25th from 10am – 4pm

1/2 day groundwork and 1/2 day riding.

$100 for non-members
$80 for TBAR members
$25 for auditors all day

Please bring lawn chairs for sitting. Clean coggins required for all horses attending. Cost includes sandwich, chips and drink lunch.

Juan Vendrell of TC Ranch Horsemanship will teach Natural Horsemanship methods in roundpenning, desensitizing, haltering and saddling horses. Juan works with Alfonso Aguilar, Participated in the Extreme Mustang Makeover in Ft. Worth, TX where 5 – 6 year old mustangs are trained and shown and The Horseman’s Reunion in Paso Robles, CA, where twenty horsemen such as Martin Black, Chris Cox, Craig Cameron or Buster McLaury start forty colts in six days.
Juan holds clinics in Europe and the United States.

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Steel Horses Chili Cookoff 2017

A special thank you to all the riders who rode on True Blue Animal Rescue’s Steel Horses for Real Horses fun run to kick off the chili cookoff Jan 21, 2017. We had 22 riders and that meant so much to us. 13 years ago we founded True Blue Animal Rescue and we held our first fundraiser called Steel Horses for Real Horses at Yankees Tavern and Grill. After 3 years we stopped having that fundraiser but were blessed when Heather Beran invited us to be part of the chili cookoff to benefit TBAR. 
The chili cookoff was a huge success in so many ways! Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers who worked tirelessly before and during the event. Thank you to Heather Baran for coordinating the event and for making it such a huge success. Thank you to Yankee and Tammy Pulkkinen for allowing us to hold the event at Yankees Tavern & Grill. They have supported us from the beginning and we are overjoyed to have moved the event back to where it belongs. Thank you to everyone who came out to see us. We had a huge show of support and that warms our hearts and keeps us strong and fighting for the animals. Not only did we raise over $6000 to help the animals but 4 of our pets were adopted too! Thank you to Brian Lippman and the Brazos Valley All Stars for playing during the event. Having Brian out with his band made it even more memorable because along with Lisa Allen (aka Kitty Spankworthy) they were the same band that played at our Steel Horses for Real Horses benefit and although the singers have changed they have supported us over the last 13 years by entertaining during our annual event. (Thank you Leanne and Patti) Finally, I’d like to thank our auctioneer this year too! Thanks to Israel Curtis we had the first live auction during the event. Thanks for coming out and showing us how to organize and put together a great live auction. We hope you’ll join us again next year! Here’s a few pictures to enjoy. It takes a village and together we can change the world!

True Blue Animal Rescue would like to thank the following vendors and businesses for donating items to auction off at the chili cook off on Jan. 21, 2017. These businesses care about the community and donate to help improve the lives of animals. Please support these businesses.

Bluebird off the Square 202 W Alamo St Brenham
Must Be Heaven, 107 W Alamo St Brenham
Park Street Bakery 112 S. Park St., Brenham
Chili’s, 2700 Wood Ridge Blvd, Brenham
Blue Bell Creamery 1101 S Blue Bell Rd. Brenham
Brenham Produce Co 1103 S. Market St. Brenham
Tractor Supply Co 2718 S Market Brenham
Lowe’s 2750 Hwy 36 Brenham
Spec’s Liquor 2410 Smith St Houston
Amy’s Pet Sitting of Brenham P.O. Box 1225 Brenham
Chappell Hill Bakery & Deli, 8900 Hwy 290 E. Chappell Hill
Puppy Dawgs & Cat Tails, 321 S. Baylor St. Brenham
Brenham Vet Hospital, 2455 US 290 Brenham
Home Depot, 2891 Wood Ridge Blvd Brenham
Dan’s Meat Market 1003 S Austin St #C Brenham
Radio Shack, 2612 Hwy 36 South Brenham
Lowe’s, 4451 Hwy 6 S College Station
Custom Pest Control, P.O. Box 331 Industry
Westwood Cinema in Brenham,
Home Depot in College Station
Olive Garden in College Station
Red Lobster College Station
Paolo’s , in College Station
Abuelo’s in College Station
Chuy’s in College Station
Steinhausers
Los Cabos 2800 Hwy 36 Brenham
Dumas Walker 1505 W Main St Brenham
Philips Vet Hospital in Brenham
The Ranch Harley Davidson in College Station
Target 32858 FM 2978 Rd, Magnolia
Windrose Golf Club College Station
Pet Supplies Plus in College Station
Cinemark Movies in College Station
Kristen Distributing in College Station
The Village in College Station
Marilynn Wrigley in Brenham
Fresh is Best, Companion Natural Pet Food
Doug and Patti Tucker in Bryan
Floozie Koozies / Alecia Arnold, 10424 Dilly Shaw Tap Rd. Bryan
Mary Francis
West End Elixir, 100 Church Ave, College Station
Dr. Kaiser, Family Dentist 2911 Texas Ave. South #101, College Station
Scentsy By Simone, College Station
Dean & Nancy Heard / Guest House on Washington on the Brazos
Smitty’s Cafe & Bakery, 1600 N Park St, Brenham
III Stephens, Inc, Michelle Winkelmann, 2450 Hwy 290 East, Brenham
Gail Baker, Brenham TX

Texas Arts and Music Festival 2016

texas-arts-music-festival-brenham-2016Drop by the TBAR booth to meet Lil’Hombre, the chi-weenie puppy!
Pete, Shane, and Potsie will also be there. All vendor booths will be located in the back parking lot of the Ant Street Inn.

Update: Thanks to all those volunteers who came out to help — Thanks Amy Hemsell, Whitney Twiss Maldonado, Cheryl Garner and James Taylor.
And our new volunteer Jenni Parrish Skaug!

We had a lot of interest in the dogs — with many folks stopping by to just see the little guys.

We had 4 boy dogs that were the center of attention — Lil’Hombre, Pete, Potsie, and Shane.

Horse Training with Juan 2016

TBAR-Juan-Vendrell-Horse-Training-2016True Blue Animal Rescue hosted a horse training day with trainer Juan Vendrell TcRanch Horsemanship. This educational event is a wonderful opportunity for both horses and people to learn. Juan is an accomplished horse trainer, instructor and author who has helped train many of our rescue horses. Go to www.tcranchhorsemanship.com for more information.
For information on upcoming events at True Blue Animal Rescue or to schedule and educational event go to www.t-bar.org and email help@t-bar.org

Dogs at Buccaneer Blackout again!

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David G. Michener, Director of Student Leadership & Activities at Blinn College in Brenham invited True Blue Animal Rescue to bring dogs during their Buccaneer Blackout week again! During this week of exams they plan events to help the students relax and destress! What better way to do that than by hugging and petting a rescue dog! We brought several rescue dogs to help the kids and of course, it’s a wonderful outing for the dogs too. They got lots of exercise, love and attention. Several of these dogs are available for adoption. To see which are adoptable view our pets, and if you’d like to adopt please email help@t-bar.org or call 936-878-2349.