In The News

Thank you to the members of the media who have and continue to help bring the plight of our abused and abandoned horses to the public's attention. You are a vital part of their success and we are grateful!



June 25, 2015 -- San Diego 6: The CW
HORSE RESCUE REHABILITATES 34 MALNOURISHED HORSES: SAN DIEGO – When 34 starving horses first arrived at the Hi Caliber Horse Rescue back in February, many were too weak to even stand, were malnourished and had maggot-infested wounds. The road to recovery was long and arduous: It took about four months and $40,000 in food and medical care to nurse many of the horses back to health. And now, a quarter of them are ready for adoption... Read the full article and watch the clip! 

February 25, 2015 -- San Diego 6: The CW
SAN DIEGO GROUP STRUGGLES TO RESCUE DOZENS OF NEGLECTED HORSES: SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego horse rescue is in a desperate struggle to save more than two dozen horses found starving and neglected in San Bernardino County. The horses had been under the care of the Fallen Horse rescue in the small rural town of Phelan, which reportedly had been having financial troubles and is in the process of being dissolved. Read the full article and watch the clip!

December 25, 2015 -- The San Diego Union Tribune
RESCUE RANCH THRIVING IN VALLEY CENTER -- Sometimes things work out. And sometimes they work out even better than hoped. Five month ago Michelle Cochran and her nonprofit HiCaliber Horse Rescue Ranch were facing eviction from their 4-acre property in north Escondido. Read the full article.

August 11, 2015 -- Capstone Couture
View the beautiful fundraising viral video they created on behalf of HiCaliber Horse Rescue's "No Place Like Home" campaign. See the video. 

June 28, 2014 --ABC 10 News
MONASTERY EVICTS HORSE RESCUE ORGANIZATION -- Non-profit has 90 days to raise $700K. Watch the news report now.

June 24, 2014 -- CBS 8
HORSE RESCUE NEEDS NEW HOME AND NEEDS IT NOW -- A North County horse rescue is in need of rescue itself. HiCaliber Horse rescue in Escondido is facing a deadline, and it's coming up fast. In this Your Stories video report, Shawn Styles reports on why the rescue has to relocate, and how you can help these hard luck horses. Watch the news report.

June 23, 2014 -- San Diego 6: The CW
HORSE RESCUERS LOSING HOME --  An Escondido Horse Rescue that saves abused, neglected and homeless horses, may soon find itself without a home. The HiCaliber Horse Rescue has been asked to leave it's current location on property owned by the Deer Park Monastery...  Read the full article and watch the clip!

June 22, 2014 -- www.Buckit-List.com
HICALIBER HORSE RESCUE FORCED TO LEAVE THEIR HOME -- A Southern California horse rescue has been given 90 days to leave their Escondido Home and launches a campaign to raise funds for new facility and land. Michelle Cochran, who founded HiCaliber Horse Rescue (HCHR) in 2002, must find a home for over 50 horses in various stages of rescue and rehabilitation. For nearly 6 years, HCHR has been nestled in the eucalyptus grove at the base of the Monastery; a safe haven for abused, starved, abandoned and homeless horses. Deer Park Monastery has told Cochran that the horses must be off of their land within 90 days. Read the full article.