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ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: Clara

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the ASPCA’s Right Horse program. This week’s adoptable horse is Clara! Check back weekly for a new featured horse so you can find your Right Horse.

Photo courtesy Humane Society of North Texas



Adoptable Horse: Clara, a 15.3hh chestnut Thoroughbred mare who is approximately 15 years old
Organization: Humane Society of North Texas in Fort Worth, Texas

Get to Know Clara

Meet Clara! This tall beauty will light up your day when you come to spend time with her. She will walk right on up to you in the pasture to greet you! She is sweet and elegant and has the dearest nicker. She arrived at the Humane Society of North Texas needing some extra calories, as most thoroughbreds do. Although she has a lip tattoo, the rescue has been unable to find a match on her past and therefore does not have much detail on her history. Clara’s time at the Humane Society of North Texas has mainly been spent getting her weight to a healthy level.

Photo courtesy Humane Society of North Texas

In consultation with Petrey Horsemanship Training, she is starting to figure out what saddle work will look like for this girl! She has a huge, floating stride that will be amazing under saddle. Clara knows her manners, but she can be a little pushy on the ground—she is just so curious on everything happening around her! She responds well to rope halters and assertive handlers. She’s a big girl who wants to see the world. She is up-to-date on her vaccinations, Coggins, dental and farrier care, and she is microchipped.

Could Clara be your Right Horse? Click here for more information about Clara, the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week.

My Right Horse

My Right Horse is the online adoption platform of The Right Horse Initiative, a collection of equine industry and welfare professionals and advocates working together to improve the lives of horses in transition. A program of the ASPCA, their goal is to massively increase horse adoption in the United States. To find more adoptable horses and foster horses, visit www.myrighthorse.org. To learn more about The Right Horse, a program of the ASPCA, visit www.therighthorse.org.

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