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We are an adoption partner of the ASPCA/ The Right Horse Initative.

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THE WAIT ROOM

This Old Horse has a limited capacity to accept eligible horses into our program and we maintain a waiting list of wonderful horses looking for good homes.  Some are the horses are fully retired and would make wonderful companion horses or pasture mates.  Some are recovered horses from our rescue program.  Many are retired from full time work and ready for an easy job.

 

If you are interested in partnering with us to adopt, foster or support any of these horses, let us know and we'll see if we might find a perfect match.  

 

Contact us at adopt@thisoldhorse.org for more information.  

Desbara

Desbara is a 1991, about 14 hands, Quarter Horse mare. She has had a few big babies thus why she looks like her legs are too short for her belly. Desbara has also been a wonderful trail horse. She is such a sweet girl and takes good care of her rider. Desbara is ready for semi/full retirement. She is looking forward to easy walks, lots of treats, hugs, kisses and grooming. Desbara would make a great first horse for a child or anyone. Are you her one?

Guy is a beautiful Chestnut 18 year old 15hh Arab gelding. He hasn’t had the best care recently but is safely in foster care now. He is looking for someone to love him and make his life a happy and healthy one. Other than needing some weight, Guy has no known health concerns.His former owner said he was used for trail riding. He is bonded with Lady, and while we hope they can be placed together, it’s not crucial.

Lady

Lady is a gorgeous 21 year old 16hh Chestnut Arab X Quarter Horse mare. Lady was recently removed from an unfortunate situation and safely placed in a temporary foster home. Life hasn’t been too kind to Lady in the past, but all that is about to change. Lady has been seen by a vet and other than needing some weight, appears to be healthy and sound. She stands well for the vet and farrier. She is trusting and seems appreciative of the good care she has been receiving.

Penny

Pretty Penny is a 1992, Belgian cross, at 16 hands and a lovely sorrel color. She is broke to ride and drive but is ready for semi/full retirement. Penny has also been a mom and did most of the work when her daughter was being a bit lazy pulling the wagon. Penny is looking forward to lazy days with lots of love, treats, hugs and kisses and easy trail rides. Maybe you will have Penny in your thoughts and in your home.

Blondie

Beautiful Blondie is a 1992, Quarter Horse, Palomino at 14ish hands. She is healthy and sound but is probably ready to have a little grain added to her diet. Blondie is a terrific trail horse, especially for younger children. She has worked hard and is ready for semi-retirement which should include lots of love, treats, grooming and easy trail rides. Blondie would make a great first horse.

Premonition

RF Premonition/Prem is a stunning, 2007, 15.1 HH Arabian/Pinto cross. She was shown in halter classes and has been ridden intermittently on the road and in an arena. Prem has not been ridden in a few years but does well on a lunge line and in hand. With a little time, patience and groundwork, she would be great! Prem does have a hernia just behind the girth that may need to be fixed. Prem is a good girl and sensitive to clues. She would need to be placed with her sister Syriana.

Syriana

Syriana (Syri) is a beautiful Arab/Pinto cross at 15 hands. She was born in 2006 and was started under saddle in 2011. She was only ridden about a dozen times so she is at best green broke. Syri is smart but also needs a lot of patience and consistency to help her be all that she can be. Are you the one? Syriana needs to be placed with her sister Premonition. Two beauties for the price of one!

Brandy

Brandy is a beautiful dark chestnut, 15.1 hh 20 year old Quarter Horse mare. Brandy has nice manners. She is an easy keeper and a bit of a loner, preferring to be by herself, with other horses nearby. She does have Cushings, but does well with a 1mg Prascend tablet daily and an annual body clip to remove her Cushing’s related long hair coat, helping her stay cool. Brandy is up to date on her vaccinations and has been microchipped. She wears wedge shoes. She stands nicely for farrier and vet.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is just a little spicy but mostly sweet. She is a 23 year old, paint at roughly 16 HH. She has done a number of disciplines including dressage, jumping and trail riding. At her age, Cinnamon would make a great horse for someone just getting started in any of these areas. Cinnamon does like her food and is a bit of a hard keeper. Cinnamon is not a true beginner horse because she can be a bit in your space on the ground. Everyone needs a little spice in their lives - maybe she is yours

Hawk

Hawk is a strikingly handsome, older, medium sized, gentleman. He has had little handling and additional care in the last few years but comes with a lot of training on and off the trails. He is curious but unsure and has had to depend on his good friend Kat for care. The cool thing is that once you get a rope over his neck, he is so well behaved and loves to be scratched. He is a little underweight. He is bonded with his friend Kat and they should be placed together.

Kat

Kat is curious like a cat but friendlier than most. Kat is a robust, twenties, chestnut/sorrel beauty. She has had little attention in the last few years but is still such a good girl. Kat was a lovely trail horse but did need a more experienced rider than her good friend Hawk. Kat and Hawk have had each other's back for a long time now and would like to stay together if possible. Kat loves to be loved. Do you have love and space for Kat and maybe her buddy Hawk?

Charlotte

Charlotte (Gos Trackattack) is a 16 yr old Standardbred mare that is retired from racing and stands at 16.3 hh. She had 3 months of groundwork training with a few rides put on her after she raced. It has been about 3 years since she has had a saddle on her. She needs a lot of training, but she would make a gorgeous dressage horse if someone is willing to put the time on her. It would be preferable to have Charlotte and CeCe placed together.

Cece

Cece is a 20 year old 15.3 hh dark bay/black Standardbred mare that is retired from racing. She’s very sensible and has even been used to help wean foals. She would make a great companion horse! CeCe does not exhibit any signs of lameness, but should not be ridden due to dropped fetlocks. She has no health concerns and does not require any special care. She is bonded with her daughter, Charlotte, and it would be best if they can find a home together.

Spot

Spot is a Paint (part TB); 16hh, 1994. Though submissive in the herd Spot loves cows, pigs, dogs, cats & kids. She has excellent manners/attitude & was previously shown under saddle. Spot is not on meds and has had no illnesses past/present. She has a good appetite though no back teeth. Summer heat & flies diminish her appetite, so she loses weight but puts it back on in the fall. Spot is on senior grain & wet down hay cubes. She is unable to be ridden, companion only.

Casa Gal

Casa Gal is a 16 year old registered QH mare at roughly 14.3 hands. She is fine boned and a bit timid. Casa Gal stood fairly patiently for her turn to be looked at. She would benefit from farrier and vet work. It has been a long time for both. Casa Gal was a lovely trail horse but it has been many years. She will need a more experienced person to help her gain confidence. Casa Gal has a lot of pep in her step and a lot to offer the right person. Are you the one?

Blaze

Blaze is a 22 year old black/bay Morgan/QH mare at roughly 15 hands. Blaze is a solid boned beauty that could stand to lose a few pounds. Definitely an easy keeper. Blaze would benefit from farrier and vet work. Blaze has a quiet demeanor, is willing to please and easy to work with. Blaze was last ridden about 10 years ago. She was an amazing trail horse and could also do tricks. Blaze could be amazing again with some conditioning and patience.

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