Palmetto Equine Awareness & Rescue League

Serving Upstate South Carolina

Neptune's Horses by Walter Crane

PEARL awarded two grants from the ASPCA

On July 14, 2011 P.E.A.R.L. was awarded two grants from the ASPCA.

| July 14, 2011 | Read more |

Seized horses remain in limbo

Ten months after being seized from a Midlands family because investigators say they were neglected, 43 horses are doing well, equine veterinarian Michael Privett said...

| December 27, 2008 | Read more |

Equine Awareness and Safety Seminar

On June 21-22, 2008 PEARL and the Anderson County Sheriff's Department are sponsoring a seminar for Law Enforcement...

| May 20, 2008 | Read more |

Pony running at large on Ramage Road

On Saturday, May 10, 2008 PEARL received a call from the Anderson County Sheriff's Department...

| May 10, 2008 | Read more |

Case of neglected horses | Family did things their own way

Perhaps the farm, the historic plantation home and 100 Arabian horses could have put Terry Trexler back on his feet again...

| March 9, 2008 | Read more |

Ag official resigns amid horse abuse probe

The state agriculture official who with his family is the focus of a two-state investigation into horse abuse has resigned from his position...

| March 7, 2008 | Read more |

Remains to be exhumed on former Trexler farm

A renowned forensic veterinarian will lead a team of investigators who will converge today on a vacant Sumter horse farm...

| March 1, 2008 | Read more |

Bones found on former Trexler land

Animal Control officers on Thursday began digging up the remains of animals on property in Sumter County...

| February 29, 2008 | Read more |

Humane Society offers relief to 16 malnourished horses

Volunteers with the Spartanburg Humane Society worked into the night Monday to care for 16 malnourished horses found last week in a pasture...

| February 5, 2008 | Read more |

Vet forced to euthanize mare found starved

Robert Whitlock, 32, was charged with misdemeanor ill treatment of animals...

| October 17, 2007 | Read more |

2 horses in F. Van Clayton Highway

PEARL was contacted by Pickens County Dispatch to assist with 2 horses in F. Van Clayton Highway...

| August 20, 2007 | Read more |

Horse left to starve to death in Iva

The Anderson Independent-Mail reported that a skeleton of a horse had been found in a wooded area on Mellrich Road in Iva...

| August 14, 2007 | Read more |

12 malnourished horses

PEARL was contacted by the Anderson County Sheriff's Department to assist with 12 malnourished horses on Wells Circle in Townville....

| August 10, 2007 | Read more |

Pony running at large

PEARL was contacted by the Anderson County Sheriff's Department to assist with a pony running at large on Lee Dobbins Road....

| July 31, 2007 | Read more |

Something old, something new....our website, that is

We're finally getting around to updating our website on a regular basis. For a time the old website will still be available at When all the useful content has been moved here, we will point that address to this website. If you have any questions you can contact me at

| July 1, 2007 |