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My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week: Big Jake — June 14, 2021

Photo Courtesy Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with The Right Horse. Big Jake is this week’s adoptable horse. Check back weekly for a new featured horse so you can find your #righthorse.



Horse: Big Jake, a 15-hand 22-year-old gray Rocky Mountain Horse gelding in Ravenna, Ohio
Organization: Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary

Photo Courtesy Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary

Big Jake is a friendly gelding that enjoys attention and people. This pretty guy is a silver/chocolate dapple and has been shown by the previous owner. Jake does have some arthritis in his hind end, but he will hopefully continue to respond well to Equioxx. There are X-rays available, and staff at Happy Trails feel he will be suitable for moderate riding. He rides around well, but he is sensitive to pressure and has forward movement, so he is best suited for a confident beginner or intermediate or more experienced rider. Jake would be an amazing trail mount and is a blast to ride! Add this pretty guy to your herd today. Could he be your #righthorse?

Click here for questions about Big Jake, the My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week

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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