Rescued horse gets new life
Gail Vacca, founder and president of the Illinois Equine Humane Center, stands with Taxi's mother, Lulu. Vacca rescued the mare, who turned out to be pregnant, from a kill auction in June, 2009 in Shipshewana, Ind. "She could hardly stand; she had trouble with her front legs," Vacca said. "I knew that if he put her in that trailer with the other horses, she'd fall down and would be trampled to death before they ever got her to Canada,"