Rescue takes in blind horse, its BFF donkey from Florence flood zone

Animals relocated from a Florence flood zone are now in greener pastures. Sunday night, STAR Ranch rescue took in two friends with a special bond — a blind horse and a donkey.

Their special bond has already helped them adjust quickly to life on the ranch.

“So we give them a dignity of life here,” said Karen Owens, owner of STAR Ranch.

Weeks after Florence pounded the Carolinas, there’s a sense of calm after the storm.

“You’re a good girl, lucky girl, yes you are,” Owens said to Wonder, a white horse.

“She’s a blind mare,”Owens explained.

“Hi Wonder. You’re a wonder!” she said to the horse. “And it is a wonder how these things work out, you know?”

She can’t see her surroundings, but Wonder seems to feel at ease.

Wonder and her devoted sidekick were transported by a volunteer after their farm near Wilmington flooded.

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