Approximately 60 "starving" horses, mules and donkeys roam wild in a 50-acre pasture in Valley Springs, awaiting transportation to an undisclosed location.

Dakota graduated from Bret Harte in 2013 and went to Davidson College, NC where she earned a bachelor's degree in Arab studies. After spending time studying in the Middle East and Europe, she is happy to be home, writing about the community she loves.